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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

Lubrco LLC - PPE Program and Business Expansion

Reported Year
In early 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic began to change all aspects of business and life. Up until this time Lubrco had run a successful business manufacturing lubricants, oils, and greases. However, the pandemic made the company shift focus and pivot into a new area of manufacturing - cleaning supplies - but Hawaii’s supply chain was strained by

RVCM’s SBIR Journey: From Phase I to Phase II and Beyond

Reported Year
In 2019, RVCM was a leading custom software development firm in Hawaii. This same year an Air Force Captain contacted the company inquiring about a SBIR proposal for software development. This was the first time RVCM had heard about the SBIR program. With a deadline approaching for SBIR proposal submission, the company had two days to get

E-Commerce and Digital Marketing Cohort - Ahualoa Family Farms

Reported Year
Ahualoa Family Farms management worked tirelessly renovating Hawaii’s historic macadamia nut processing facility that had been closed for decades. By early 2019 the historic building had been brought up to code and back to life as new manufacturing equipment was installed. However, the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on tourism and presented a new
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024