Small businesses, big impact. At Bank of Hawaii and Mana Up, we understand the immense value homegrown small businesses add to our community. Learn more about local companies including Manoa Chocolate, Meli Wraps, Coco Moon that are exemplifying this!
Learn about Hawai‘i's up and coming talent from entrepreneurs to rising musicians during this year's Mana Up Showcase. Plus catch a performance by award-winning musician Paula Fuga!
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!
Two Kaua‘i businesses are among 11 selected by Mana Up, an accelerator for Hawai‘i-based consumer brands, for its latest annual six-month program.
There’s nothing like summer cookouts. The beautifully seared well-marbled steaks, those loaded burgers.
And for the person who loves to grill, they look forward to this time of the year all year long. If that person who loves to grill is the father figure in your life, getting him the gear and proteins he needs to bring his cookout to the next level may be the ideal gift this Father’s Day.
Mana Up, a local accelerator for Hawai‘i-based consumer brands, announces 11 companies that will participate in its annual six-month program this year, joining 74 companies who have graduated from Mana Up’s accelerator since it started its accelerator in 2018.
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.