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Find Great Gifts at these 12 Homespun Hawai‘i Shops

Find Great Gifts at these 12 Homespun Hawai‘i Shops

November 06, 2023

Whether you’re celebrating 12 days of Christmas, 8 nights of Hanukkah, or the entire season of Makahiki, there’s no place like Hawai‘i for the holidays—and no better gift than one that was made right here.

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Shop Gorgeous Homewares From New Hawai‘i Interior Design Firm Averylily

Shop Gorgeous Homewares From New Hawai‘i Interior Design Firm Averylily

November 06, 2023

Lily Kanter and Avery Solmssem team up on an exciting new homewares brand that keeps community at the forefront.

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The Mana Up Showcase Returns—and It’s Bigger Than Ever

The Mana Up Showcase Returns—and It’s Bigger Than Ever

October 24, 2023

The Mana Up Showcase, a celebration of Hawaiʻi’s local startups and all things trending in Hawaiʻi, is returning in 2023 with a whole new lineup of events. 

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PBN announces 2024 Power Leaders

PBN announces 2024 Power Leaders

October 24, 2023

See which 13 Hawaii business leaders have earned the title of Power Leaders. The annual award recognizes individuals poised to make a difference in Hawaii over the next 10 years.

Pow Wow Pitch and Mana Up Partner to Support Native Hawaiian Entrepreneurs

Pow Wow Pitch and Mana Up Partner to Support Native Hawaiian Entrepreneurs

October 17, 2023

This year the Mana Up Showcase has expanded the event lineup to include with the first-ever Hawai‘i Pow Wow Pitch competition held on November 8th at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, offering the opportunity for Indigenous and Native-identifying entrepreneurs to win cash prizes, get a “golden ticket” for the 2024 Turtle Island Pow Wow Pitch Finals competition and more.

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WOMEN WINNING IN BUSINESS

WOMEN WINNING IN BUSINESS

October 16, 2023

At the recent Women Winning in Business Roundtable, four leaders from a variety of industries shared what "winning" looks like for them.

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Mana Up Showcase 2023: Celebrating Hawai‘i’s emerging entrepreneurs, musicians

Mana Up Showcase 2023: Celebrating Hawai‘i’s emerging entrepreneurs, musicians

October 10, 2023

Mana Up will host its annual Mana Up Showcase, an event series that highlights Hawai‘i’s emerging entrepreneurial leaders and musicians. The events will take place over three days with a combination of in person events in Honolulu and a global broadcast slated for Nov. 19.

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MANA UP SHOWCASE ANNOUNCES NEW AND EXPANDED LINE UP IN CELEBRATION OF LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS

MANA UP SHOWCASE ANNOUNCES NEW AND EXPANDED LINE UP IN CELEBRATION OF LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS

October 05, 2023

Mana Up announces its annual Mana Up Showcase, an event series that highlights Hawai‘i's emerging entrepreneurial leaders and musicians. The events will take place over three days with a combination of in person events in Honolulu and a global broadcast slated for November 19. 

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Annual Mana Up Showcase to Return with Expanded Lineup

Annual Mana Up Showcase to Return with Expanded Lineup

October 04, 2023

Mana Up’s annual Showcase will return next month with an expanded lineup featuring a series of events, Mana Up announced Wednesday.

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House of Mana Up’s Duke Kahanamoku Collection

House of Mana Up’s Duke Kahanamoku Collection

September 12, 2023

Surfers of all abilities take inspiration from the sport’s first ambassador, Duke Kahanamoku, whose lei-draped statue overlooks the beach in Waikiki. Now, thanks to local retailer House of Mana Up, they can pay tribute to the Olympic swimmer and surf legend with a new line of beach essentials.

 

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Mana Up is donating retail profits to Maui relief efforts through end of August

Mana Up is donating retail profits to Maui relief efforts through end of August

August 28, 2023

Mana Up is donating 100% of profits from retail sales to Maui relief efforts through the end of August.

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Hawaiian Airlines and Mana Up announce the third season of Meet the Makers

Hawaiian Airlines and Mana Up announce the third season of Meet the Makers

June 27, 2023

"Our renewed partnership reinforces our efforts focused on regenerative tourism and bringing Hawaii to the world as visitors make their return to the Islands once again," Mana Up co-founder Meli James told PBN in an email.