WHAT WE OFFER


  • Community Business Referrals and Support
  • Business Builder Workshops
  • Business Networking Events
  • National Certification
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Mentoring Programs and Student Internships
  • Advocacy for your business and the community
  • Working with Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in companies
  • ​Connecting and contributing to the community in a meaningful & valuable way
  • Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce works with local companies to help them understand how to best work with the LGBTQ+ community and achieve diversity and inclusion

 WHAT WE DO


For Businesses and Organizations


  • Recognizes and promotes, and positions your business or organization to the LGBTQ+ and allied community as an advocate of diversity, inclusion and equality through our community directory and publications
  • Offer business builder workshops, seminars and training in conjunction with providing partners to increase your business
  • Provide certification to your business to become an official LGBTBE for diversity supplier initiatives
  • Work with companies and organizations in creating or enhancing policies aimed at a more equal, diverse and inclusive marketplace and labor force


For Our Community


  • Through our educational and networking events we help individuals from an array of small businesses, large corporations, nonprofits and government entities come together and create meaningful connections both within the LGBTQ+ business community and throughout the general business community
  • For companies and organizations whether large or small, we provide opportunities to engage employees to develop leadership, provide positive mentoring, and give access to others in the LGBTQ+ professional community, through vehicles such as Employee Resource Groups, and more informally at educational and networking events.
  • The Hawaii Rainbow Chamber provides companies and employees opportunities to engage with the LGBTQ+ community through educational seminar offerings, leadership training, mentorship, volunteer activities, and other ways of meaningful engagement


Advocacy on Behalf of Members


  • The chamber advocates and represents the community before officials at all levels of government and media
  • Working with partners, the chamber convenes forums of interest to the LGBTQ+ community on business and fundamental equality and civil rights issues
  • Working with companies and organizations through consulting, awareness campaigns, and workforce training, the chamber helps to advance issues of the importance of equality, diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace where this understanding may have previously been unmet or undervalued
  • Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce works with partners to helps its members build their business and successes. We are a go-to resource for business
  • Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce is an affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, with members receiving additional benefits with NGLCC

“Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce is the one place I can go to to find providers of goods and services from the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. I want to support the businesses who believe that we are all better off when all members of society are all treated with fairness, respect and equality."

The Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce represents LGBTQ+ businesses, individuals, associations and allies whose members share values of respect, equality and diversity in the workplace. Connecting through business education, training, advocacy, and events, all are welcome who share our mission.

  • Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce is the only local certifier of LGBTQ+ owned businesses, which offers a distinct advantage when bidding on work with diversity requirements

Hawaii Rainbow chamber Events


  • Our chamber seeks to maximize opportunities for its members to promote, enhance and share business expertise amongst its members and the larger community. We do this through workshops, trainings, courses and special events. We support each other and those who stand with equality.