Coby Chock was born and raised on Oahu with deep roots in Kailua. Grandpa Chock is a 2nd generation Chinese descendant and Grandma Chock is part native Hawaiian and part 2nd generation Korean. Coby's maternal grandmother is a 3rd generation Okinawan who married a Caucasian of German, English and Irish ancestries.
Coby’s grandparents lived in Kailua and upon his birth, the family moved in with his grandparents and the Chocks became a multi-generational family in the same home his grandparents live in today.
Coby attended Trinity Christian School and Kaelepulu Elementary School in Kailua and participated in many activities at the various Kailua and Waimanalo parks. Some of these activities included Kailua Little League, I-9 flag football, and AYSO soccer for the select team representing Kailua and Waimanalo.
At a young age, Coby built a foundation and understanding of what it means to be a member of the community. His love of the windward side and all its’ beauty remains with him today. His love of the environment and desire to protect it started at the parks where he enjoyed sports. Protection of the environment and housing for residents remain Coby's top priorities.
His high school years were spent on the slopes of Kalaepohaku at St. Louis School where he graduated as Salutatorian of his class in 2018. While at St. Louis,
Coby Chock was a member of the National Honors Society, President of the Student Council, President of the Political Society and member of the Congressional Society. He was also a member of the soccer and air riflery teams.
After graduating from high school, Coby entered into the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he will be graduating with honors and a bachelor’s degree in Economics in the summer of 2020.
Coby’s involvement in his school and his community prepared him for the task at hand of representing you and the windward community in the Hawaii State Legislature. His fresh vision and youthful energy are exactly what we need in today’s leaders.