Connecting the Dots: Keiki O Ka ‘Aina

Krystal Perry with Keiki O Ka’ Aina will be presenting KOKA’s new program He Lei Piko:

• Home visits to support parent and child interaction.
• Materials and activities that promote growth and development, including books to build a home library.
• Two generation screening to support healthy development.
• Monthly gatherings that provide an opportunity to connect with other parents though age and developmentally appropriate activities, cultural practices, and promote a positive parenting environment.
• Connections to other community resources for additional support.

Download the flyer.

Register for this Zoom virtual conference here.

The Hawaii Pacific Islands District Office

Is pleased to invite you to an informational webinar on the

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Grant on:

Tuesday, May 04, 2021


This informational webinar will be held virtually on-line

via Microsoft Teams.

Click here register: SBA Hawaii Events | Eventbrite

This webinar will be broadcast across the State on all Islands including American Samoa

Opening remarks by Senator Mazie Hirono

Following this webinar, you will be able to make appointments with one of the following resource partners to assist you in submitting your application:

Small Business Development Centers:

  • SBDC-American Samoa call 684-258-4586 or 684-258-4531
  • SBDC-Hilo call 808-933-0776
  • SBDC-Kauai call 808-241-3148
  • SBDC-Kona call 808-333-5000
  • SBDC- Maui call 808-234-3437

Patsy T Mink Center for Business & Leadership with the assistance        of the Veterans Business Outreach Center & SBDC Honolulu:

  • Call MCBL at 808-695-2635

We are all committed to assist small business in our community!

SBA’s participation is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please call the SBA at 541-2990 to make arrangements.

WCBA’s Connecting the Dots: Wahiawa Community Calendar

Tonight! Thursday, April 22nd, 6pm

Please join us as we discuss our new Wahiawa Community Calendar project! WE WANT YOUR INPUT, so please register for our Zoom meeting below. See you there!

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Connecting the Dots: Wahiawa Ohana Market Planning Meeting

Lori Shimabukuro, Pastor of New Hope Wahiawa and the Hope Center, will be speaking about this amazing upcoming event in Wahiawa! Don’t get left behind–you definitely want to be at this meeting. The Wahiawa Ohana Market event is scheduled for May 1st, so the clock is ticking…let’s start getting organized now!

Click here to register for this event.

WCBA’s Connecting the Dots: SBA District Director, Mark Spain


Join us on Thursday, February 25th at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom:

SBA District Director, Mark Spain will be discussing these crucial topics and more:

– First draw loans
– Second draw loans
– Loan forgiveness
– What the future holds for SBA and our small businesses.

PPP deadlines are quickly approaching (3/31), you simply cannot afford to miss this event! Register now:


Download the event flyer

WCBA 84th Virtual Annual Meeting – Jan. 21st, 6 p.m.

It’s that time again! Our annual meeting will be held for members on Thursday, January 21st at 6pm by Zoom. We we will stream it live via Facebook for non-members to view. Please follow us on Facebook and watch for the live broadcast!

Virtual Program Agenda

74th Wahiawa Lions Veterans Day 2020 “Mahalo Veterans”

From our Wahiawa Lions:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were forced to cancel our annual Veterans Day Parade, and with an abundance of caution, we are hosting two activities on Veterans Day: Sign-waving and a bento fundraiser to benefit U.S. Vets. We humbly invite you to participate in the Wahiawa Lions Club 74th year in commemorating our Veterans who sacrificed for us as well as the military and their families who are dedicating their lives to protect the United States of America.

RSVP: Deadline – November 6, 2020




BENTO ONLINE ORDER FORM (Rene Mansho will contact you for payment). OR PRINT THIS: 74th Wahiawa Lions Veterans Day Bento Fundraiser Form AND MAIL CHECK


WCBA Connecting the Dots: Social Media Strategies

Join us as we welcome and learn from our amazing panel of social media experts:
Olivia and Sara
Niu Boutique
Mark Talaeai
Mean Hawaii
Kilani Watson
Mixed Plate Podcast
If you’ve wondered how some companies seem to “just get it”, but you’re struggling to build your audience, this is the forum you’ll want to attend!
We’ll be doing a talk-story style, allowing visitors to ask questions and get real world feedback.
Other associations would try to charge you a lot of $$$ to attend something like this, but these amazing business owners are doing this to help YOU. Don’t miss this opportunity.
You MUST register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Connecting the Dots: Business Strategies During COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, the WCBA realizes that our Wahiawa businesses need all the support they can get. From buying local, to ordering grab-n-go from our local restaurants, we feel that we can still do more. That’s why this month, we are dedicating our monthly “Connecting the Dots” meeting to support our local Wahiawa business owners. Featured speakers will share personal business experiences, as well as provide invaluable financial information that can help our businesses pull through this pandemic.

You MUST register in advance for this meeting:

We look forward to seeing you there!

Get involved: Wahiawa Civic Center

The WCBA is assisting UH with the information-gathering process for the proposed Wahiawa Civic Center. You may have already received a postcard in the mail regarding this initiative–we really want to hear from our community! The State of Hawai’i Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) has partnered with the University of Hawai’i Community Design Center (UHCDC) to envision a new civic center to serve the Wahiawā community in its current location between California Avenue and Center Street. Your feedback is an essential part!

Please take some time to visit and register to provide your thoughts on the project. This is a great opportunity to really get involved and help build something that the truly benefit the entire community. Please register and submit your responses before September 7th, 2020 (Labor Day) at noon (12pm).

Background: The State appropriated $76 million for planning, design, and construction to redevelop the Wahiawā Civic Center site, including a new Judiciary complex.  For more information refer to Senate Bill 3080, Senate Draft 3, House Draft1 (SB3080 SD3 HD1)