These inspirational wāhine of Mana Up joined us for "girl talk" and spoke to us about their favorite wines and concerts, the magic of happy hour—but also about their powerful thoughts on mentorship through their business, as well as in their own lives.
From ushering in progressive steps for women’s rights in local politics, to influencing national change and winning historic athletic competitions on a global stage, courageous wahine (women) throughout Hawaiʻi’s history have shaped and inspired us all. Today, brave athletes, driven entrepreneurs and remarkable artists continue to leave us in awe as they write history. While there are many influential women across the Islands today, these are five to follow.
While tourism in Hawaii can be a big driver of consumer spending, there is also an initiative fostering locally-owned businesses to increase and maintain their sales globally.
Blue Startups, Elemental Excelerator and Mana Up are working to diversify Hawai‘i’s economy.Read More →
Mana Up and Shopify are offering an eight-month e-commerce program for native Hawaiian, native, and indigenous business owners.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A Hawaii-based initiative that grows local products to markets worldwide is teaming up with Build Native to launch a new program designed to help Native Hawaiian and Indigenous business owners build the skill sets, confidence and resources to achieve their goals.
Build Native with Shopify, a global initiative to provide Indigenous-identifying entrepreneurs with an authentic and culturally relevant platform, announced its new Hawai‘i Rising program in partnership with Mana Up, a Hawai'i-based accelerator and venture fund.
Hawaii-based product accelerator Mana Up has partnered with Build Native with Shopify to launch a new program that supports Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs.
Hawaii-based consumer brand accelerator Mana Up has opened applications for its seventh cohort of Island business owners.
Today we'll meet some of the Mana Up makers and learn how they market their local brand to the rest of the world. We'll also learn about Mana Ups statewide virtual tour and the call for applications for cohort 7.