Greater Kings County Chamber of Commerce selects new CEO Benjamin Kahikina III

By The Leader Staff
Benjamin Kahikina III
Benjamin Kahikina III

The Greater Kings County (GKC) Chamber of Commerce announced this week the appointment of Benjamin Kahikina III to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Kings County Chamber of Commerce.

Kahikina has served as the Executive Director of the Coalinga Chamber of Commerce since 2018. According to local Chamber officials, Kahikina was a dynamic leader developing new initiatives and partnerships while maintaining a commitment to elevating economic development within the Coalinga region.

“Benjamin is a proven executive and a strong strategic thinker. He has done an outstanding job transforming Coalinga Chamber of Commerce and we look forward to working with him in his new role at the Greater Kings County Chamber of Commerce,” stated Nanette Villarreal, Board Chairperson.

Kahikina will join the Greater Kings County Chamber of Commerce in July 2021. In the interim, please feel free to reach out to Tiffany Flores at for more information on upcoming events including:

  • Rockin’ the Arbor (300 E Street, Lemoore) June 18th (6:30 pm-10:30 pm). Upcoming musical acts include:
  • Califas June 25th (6:30 pm-10:30 pm)
  • Max Headroom October 1st (6:30 pm-10:30 pm)
  • Prestige October 8th (6:30 pm-10:30 pm)
  • One Hot Minute October 15th (6:30 pm-10:30 pm)

August Vendor booth space and sponsorship opportunities are available.

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