(BIVN) – With County permits in hand and a notice to proceed from the Hawaiʻi Department of Health, Big Island Grown Dispensaries today announced the opening of the company’s third medical cannabis dispensary, and its first in Kona.
The retail location will be in the Brewer’s Block, right next to Kona Brewing Company, at 74-5617 Pawai Place in Kailua-Kona.
Big Island Grown will be celebrating the Grand Opening of the Kona store on August 8th for “808 Day”, which will include live music and glass blowing, haku lei making, and various vendors such as Hilo Grow Shop, Rosinshine and Black Sand Glass. The Vibe Cafe will also be doing a one day only Kona pop-up event featuring customer favorites, the company says.
Lau Ola LLC, doing business as Big Island Grown Dispensaries, is also announcing a management restructuring. Dylan Shropshire, Founder and member of the Board of Directors of Lau Ola LLC, will be transitioning into the role of Chief Operating Officer, while Jaclyn Moore, Pharm.D., will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer.
“We take our responsibility very seriously: to execute the vision the State has for its medical program and its patients,” CEO Moore said. “We have invested in a complete build out to the highest standards, and as this medical program evolves we intend on staying at the forefront of quality, affordability and patient advocacy.”
“B.I.G is committed to excellence and putting the right people in key positions,” said Shropshire. “Big Island