Founded by her Auntie Diane Kanealii, Dawn and her husband Matt now run Liko Lehua, a gourmet butters company inspired by the fruits of Hawaii and a cafe based in Hilo, Hawaii. Liko Lehua’s mission is to provide secure livelihoods for their community by teaching and encouraging staff towards personal growth and to create a place where guests and staff are Ohana.
Lola Pilar Hawaii creates fine art and Italian silk scarves using photography from Hawaii sourced flora, arranged into designs inspired by vintage Hawaiian Quilts.
Meli Wraps is a local company featuring reusable Beeswax Wraps designed to reduce plastic and keep your food fresh.
NOHO HOME is a sophisticated island experience cultivated through artful home decor. Marked by the designer's profound love for her Hawaiian heritage and other first nations' cultures, Noho Home reimagines the island home aesthetic into organic textures woven with native intelligence.