It’s time to welcome a new initiative to grow the bustling landscape of business and innovation in the state of Hawai‘i. Headquartered in the historic Dole Cannery, product accelerator Mana Up aims to help local companies scale for global expansion and compete in the world marketplace by leveraging Hawai‘i’s unique assets and powerful brand.
The Hawaii Venture Capital Association (HVCA) closed out 2017 by sparking discourse on the future of innovation during its monthly luncheon at the Plaza Club in downtown Honolulu.
After years of successes in other industries, Scott McPhail knew immediately that there was something special about Orangetheory Fitness. Captivated by the high-intensity workout studio that was growing exponentially around the country, he and fellow serial entrepreneur Pavel Stuchlik opened a franchise in Kapolei in October 2016.
Ryan Kalei Tsuji’s job was to tell Hawai‘i’s stories as they unfolded. From covering a fire on the North Shore to swimming in a shark cage on live television, Tsuji got to know his home and the people in it like never before.
From a young age, Shane Davies took a liking to all things physically challenging—surfing, fishing, skateboarding and hunting in his native Kaua‘i.
Even in her formative years at Kamehameha Schools, Kamuela Potter was an exceptionally organized student. Throughout her engineering studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, she displayed an eye for coordination and space planning.
If there was ever a woman born to do a job, it’s Yancey Unequivocally. She lives up to her last name, which means “without a doubt.” She’s gone from facing tough obstacles at a young age to forging a successful career centered around her passion for impacting audiences.
Ethereal sundresses, embellished bomber jackets and breezy, on-trend wrap dresses pack the racks at POSH’d boutique like a well-stuffed closet from a modern gal’s dreams.
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