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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

Big Island Coffee Roasters - Mana Up Program

Reported Year
At the beginning of 2018 management began looking into business accelerators and exploring the idea of raising capital in order to continue growing and expanding the business. The overwhelming positive response to their product had shown that the coffee aficionado customer base was there and growing, and to meet demand, future business expansion

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
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022