Whole Planet Foundation is excited to announce the return of in-person events with a private benefit and showcase on June 24, 2022, at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii, in partnership with Whole Foods Market Hawaii stores and Mana Up, Hawaii’s leading incubator.
PBN is pleased to introduce its Inno Fire awards, celebrating the startups and innovators driving progress in Hawaii. The honorees were selected from a combination of nominations PBN selected and innovators chosen by the newsroom based on our coverage and familiarity with their work.
Meli James is fearless and catalytic. As the co-founder of Mana Up, a state-wide initiative to grow and support entrepreneurs based in Hawaiʻi, James is creating an ecosystem that allows startups and small local businesses to scale and thrive.
Environmentalism, culture and conservation are what three Maui entrepreneurs have in common as they push to grow their businesses through Mana Up’s accelerator program.
Millions of people are lured to Hawaiʻi every year by postcard images of white sandy beaches, palm trees and mai tais. After a relaxing week enjoying the ocean and balmy evening strolls they may come home with dashboard hula girls, coconut bikini tops and plastic lei without ever considering the impact these souvenirs have had on Hawai’i.
Women-led and Native Hawaiian companies will start with Mana Up small business program to get their products on the global market.
Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with a couple of the latest Mana Up companies to learn how they scale their local brand to the rest of the world. We'll also learn about the Mana Up Accelerator and what Cohort 7 will do as they enter into the post pandemic world.
Mana Up, the entrepreneurial organization that showcases and supports local artisans’ work—is debuting its first neighbor island retail location, House of Mana Up, on the island of Hawaiʻi as a pop up at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel opening on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
Mana Up, a local accelerator for Hawai‘i-based companies, recently announced the 11 entrepreneurs who will participate in its annual six-month program.
House of Mana Up, the retail arm of local product accelerator Mana Up, is heading to Hawaii Island for a five-month pop-up shop at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.