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FHB to Present Economic Forecast Forum

September 3, 2015, 2:46 PM HST
* Updated September 3, 2:47 PM
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First Hawaiian Bank will present its 41st annual Business Outlook Forum “2016 County Economic Forecast” across the state, with two Big Island forums scheduled on Sept. 17.

University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Shidler College of Business Dr. Jack Suyderhoud will present his 2016 Economic Forecast on each island and the State.

Dr. Suyderhoud conducts research on each island. Among the topics he will cover are tourism, employment, construction, energy, and other industries that have an economic impact on the country.

Along with Dr. Suyderhoud, a presentation will be made by Dr. Ken Miller, Chief Investment Strategist and Director of Investment Services at First Hawaiian Bank.  Dr. Miller will present his 2016 forecast for the United States and global economies and market analysis.

Both events will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, one in Hilo involving the Hawai’i Island Chamber of Commerce General Membership meeting, and another in Kona, with the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce General Membership meeting.

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The Hilo meeting will take place at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Moku’ola Room with registration beginning at 11 a.m.

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Kona’s meeting will take place at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort’s Naupaka Ballroom beginning at 4:15 p.m.

Both events are open to commerce chamber members and the general public.

To register for the Hilo meeting, call 935-7178 or e-mail [email protected]. Reservations are required by Sept. 9.

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Registration for the Kona meeting can be made by calling 839-1758 or e-mailing [email protected] by Sept. 14.

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