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INNOVATE Hawaii is here to help. We serve small and medium-size companies of all industries in Hawaii who are willing to invest time, money, and people to build and improve their business. INNOVATE Hawaii will help you find, save, and make money. We act as your general practitioner, providing a wealth of knowledge and meeting various industry-specific needs. We have worked in food processing, agribusiness, construction materials, management consulting, SBIR/STTR grant assistance, electronics, metals, secondary wood, textile, biotech and many other industries applying our expertise to a broad base of industries in Hawaii.

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Success Stories

Dana Labels E-Commerce Program

Reported Year
Owners Craig and Susan Hanes knew that they needed to update the Dana Labels company website to make it more user friendly. The current business climate, propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, showed them the importance of e-commerce and they knew that it was time for a website refresh. However, they would need guidance and assistance in creating the

Salty Wahine Gourmet Hawaiian Sea Salts - FABEX

Reported Year
Salty Wahine’s management was interested in expanding their current customer base in Japan while introducing the company’s new food service line of products. Management knew that the Japanese consumer market favored their Hawaiian Sea Salts and the company had brand recognition in the area of gourmet Hawaiian products. In order to increase their

Hawaiian Pie Company Mana Up Accelerator

Reported Year
The Hawaiian Pie Company’s business grew quickly and in 2017 Joel and Jan Hori were looking for new ways to expand the bakery. They had ideas on where they wanted to take the business but were looking for resources, insight and partnerships to help them reach their goals.
Created March 18, 2019, Updated May 18, 2021