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2024 Ōʻō Award Nominations Open Now – March 15th!

Exciting news! Nominations for the 47th annual 2024 ʻŌʻō Awards are open! Know a remarkable Kānaka leader? Nominate them! Click "Learn More" to access the form. Let's honor those who inspire positive change in our community! Deadline: March 15th, 5pm

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The Voice of Native Hawaiian Business

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Welcome to the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce

The Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce is a member-based nonprofit organization whose mission is “to mālama Native Hawaiians in business and commerce through leadership, relationships and connections to economic resources and opportunities.” The Chamber’s programs and events are designed to facilitate connections and promote business growth, professional and economic development, and sustainability.

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NHCC News

Project Ho‘omana to Accelerate Small Business Growth

May 2, 2023

By Andrew Rosen, NHCC Executive Director   It is well documented that 50% of micro and small businesses will go out of business after five years. Native Hawaiian business stats are even worse. There are several reasons for failure, however,…

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The Future of Hawaiians Cannot Be Left to Autocrats.

April 5, 2023

The Future of Hawaiians Cannot Be Left to Autocrats Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker says we need people to make a community in Kaka‘ako. Names are special to Hawaiians. When we give birth to our children, we seek out kupuna…

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A Plan Doesnʻt Matter if Youʻre Not Going to Use it!

March 1, 2023

Like Prince Kūhiō, We Too Must Plan! A Plan Doesn’t Matter If You’re Not Going to Use It! By Ian Kealiʻi Custino “We need a plan,” is a phrase you often hear people say. What does that really mean? If…

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About our Chamber

Founded in 1974, NHCC works on behalf of its members and the Native Hawaiian business community to advocate for and promote a vibrant economic environment, build relationships, and improve the quality of life for Native Hawaiians in business.

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Support the Next Generation

Since 2003, the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce has awarded over $160,000 in scholarships to Native Hawaiian students pursuing a degree in business.  Scholarships like these truly make a difference and are needed now more than ever.