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Now you can shop local products in Mana Up's portfolio under one roof at House of Mana Up. Check out new products and gift sets at houseofmanaup.com!
As it turns out, though, there is a local retail oasis where you can only buy products from Hawaii companies, created by Hawaii entrepreneurs — products based on uniquely Hawaii ingredients and designs. A place that disguises its mission of supporting local entrepreneurs and diversifying the island economy behind a stylish, story-filled boutique shopping experience.
Business accelerator Mana Up has opened a new retail location, House of Mana Up, in the lobby of the Prince Waikiki hotel.
Byron Goo is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the food and beverage industry. He sensed a rebirth of tea brewing in America and launched Tea Chest Hawaii in 1995. As a craft tea maker, Byron has created award-winning products and has helped local farmers cultivate tea and other crops that can be used in his blends.
Tea Chest Hawaii was one of the first USDA-certified organic food manufacturers in the state and continues to support sustainable, organically grown agriculture around the globe. Its tea team has a passion for refined taste and a distinct sense of place. Their mission is to craft products with great flavor, all while making people happy. Using only natural, organic and sustainable ingredients, Tea Chest Hawaii formulates products that are good for you and the planet. Today the O‘ahu-based company has several brands of tea including Hawaiian Natural Tea, Mamaki among a few others.