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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

Hawaii Ulu Producers - E-Commerce Program

Reported Year
Prior to COVID-19, the Department of Education was the main customer of Hawai'i 'Ulu Producers Cooperative through their 'Aina Pono Farm to School program, which provided fresh local food to students at all 256 public schools across the state of Hawai'i. When COVID-19 caused schools to close in March 2020 this statewide program was halted. By April

For J's Hawaii E-Commerce Program

Reported Year
As a food manufacturing business that served the tourist market in Hawaii, the COVID-19 pandemic left For J’s Hawaii with a sense of uncertainty of the future. Tourism to Hawaii came to a halt in 2020 and the company needed to find new ways to reach their customers. She knew the company website could use an update but was looking for information
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 18, 2022