ENTREPRENEUR'S STORY

Liko Lehua is a Hilo, Hawai’i based company that focuses on selling locally flavored butters. The company was founded by Diane Kaneali’i and her sister, Arleen Eblacas in 1996 and taken over by her niece, Dawn Kaneali’i-Kleinfelder in 2011. Since Dawn’s takeover, the company has expanded from the butter business, to a small takeout café, and now a full service restaurant and catering business.