The Chamber represents more than 2,000+ businesses of all sizes representing 210,000 employees from a wide variety of industries that are contributing more than $32 billion in revenue to Hawaii’s economy.
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FocusOn returns to provide an intimate educational and network opportunity to help startups, small to medium-sized businesses and mid-career professionals succeed.
Register to attend the April edition of FocusOn: How to Build Trust with Business Ethics presented by Spectrum Reach.
Trust is fragile, and in this post covid-19 pandemic environment, trust must be managed as carefully as balance sheets. Having a strong sense of trust and ethics can help your business and office flourish both socially and financially. Join us on June 8 to learn about the importance of building trust and business ethics and how to implement it into your everyday work life. Registration will close on Wednesday, June 7. For assistance, please contact Marisa Pangan-Hosokawa at: email@example.com.
Learn from experts in the field on this topic:
- How retain your talent
- How trust can drive creativity and innovation
- How to build meaningful relationships in the office and clients
- Network with other like-minded business owners and professionals
Registration includes coffee and complimentary pastries provided by 1132 Cafe & Catering.
Senior Director of Brand
Hawai'i Visitors & Convention Bureau
Kainoa is the Senior Director of Brand for the Hawai‘i Visitors & Convention Bureau. In this role, Kainoa oversees and integrates all Hawaiian cultural aspects within the Visitors Bureau, as well as for HVCB Members across the state. He sits on several community boards and Chairs the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission, a state commission designated to honor and commemorate Hawai‘i’s greatest monarch.
A resident of Honolulu, Kainoa holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Hospitality Management, with an emphasis on Tourism and Convention Administration. He’s also a lecturer at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa teaching “Management by Cultural Values” in the Tourism Industry Management college.
Hawaiʻi Business Magazine selected Kainoa as one of “20 For the Next 20” in 2011 and Pacific Business News included him in the prestigious “40 Under 40,” Class of 2018. Meeting Professionals International, Aloha Chapter honored him as Cultural Leader of the Year in 2019. His book, Island Wisdom published by Chronicle Books released October 25, 2022.
PR and Communications Manager
Better Business Bureau
Roseann Freitas is a Public Relations & Communications Manager for the Better Business Bureau Great West + Pacific, with over 25 years of experience in public relations, communication, strategic relations, and business and consumer outreach. She brings her expertise in understanding small business operations to the BBB. Roseann sits on various boards and committees, including Executive Women International, Building Industry Association, and the Hawaii Building Industry Foundation.
Roseann has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mount Olive College in North Carolina. She is a faculty member for Executive Women International’s Academy of Leadership (AOL) and a Voices of the Industry presenter for the National Kitchen and Bath Association.
Spectrum Reach Hawaii
Kate (Kondas) Diaz, has over 20 years of experience in sales roles in the finance and automotive industries. The bulk of her career was spent working at Cox Automotive, the auto portion of Cox Media and Cable, specializing in wholesale floor planning for the used-car dealerships in Hawaii. Kate recently challenged herself to broaden her advertising and marketing skills with a shift in her career path and she is now one of Spectrum Reach’s Oahu Account Executives. There, she enjoys making an impact in her local community by curating custom-advertising plans for each of her clients that supports the growth of their companies.
In her free-time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, dogs and horses. From time to time, you may catch a quick glance of her competing in local barrel-racing jack pots and rodeos.
Date and Time
Thursday Jun 8, 2023
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM HST
9:00 - 9:30 AM: Registration
9:30 - 10:45 AM: Presentation
10:45 - 11:30 AM: Networking
Central Pacific Bank
Oceans 20th floor
COMPLIMENTARY for Chamber, YP & HFMA members
Non-Member Rate: $15
Parking: Not included in registration. Parking available at Alii Place on Alakea Street.
1099 Alakea St., Ste. 2440, Honolulu, HI 96813. $3 flat rate for 2-hours.
Members who cancel without 48-hour advance notice will be charged a $10 no-show fee.
Cancellation policy for non-members:
5 days or more prior to event full refund
2-4 days before event 50% refund
0-1 day before event no refund