We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Bank of Hawai‘i to fuel the growth and success of of Hawai‘i-based small businesses. With Bank of Hawai‘i joining the Mana Up 'ohana, together we will create a new executive mentorship program, collaborate on sharing the stories of local entrepreneurs, and much more to come!

We believe that when we all work together, we thrive. We look forward to the amazing ways the Bank of Hawai‘i team will contribute and accelerate our mission at Mana Up. Mahalo Bank of Hawai‘i!


Grow our economy & provide more local jobs


Embrace what makes our community unique


Create a sustainable Hawaii for future generations

Featured Entrepreneurs

Small businesses help to create the backbone of our community. Learn more about the stories behind these companies.

Pawniolo Pets

Pawniolo Pets was founded by passionate dog paw-rents Nick and Miki Vericella. In 2016, they began preparing raw food and treats using the cattle raised on their family's ranch for their mini bull terrier, Freya. Today, the couple crafts nutritious raw pet food, single ingredient pet treats and preservative-free chews!

‘Ulu Mana Inc.

Understanding the value and health benefits of Hawaii’s native ʻulu (breadfruit) plant, ‘Ulu Mana dedicates itself to creating tasty food products made with this canoe plant, all while promoting sustainability, economic growth, and a healthy lifestyle in Hawaii.

Coco Moon

Inspired by the nostalgia growing up in the islands, and on a mission to create keepsake products for her keiki, Coco Moon founder, Amber Thibaut launched what’s now a fast-growing company. Today her collection has expanded from baby swaddles to everyday keiki essentials that add a touch of aloha to your ʻohana's routine.

Stay Tuned

We’re collaborating with Bank of Hawai’i to share the stories of Hawai‘i-based businesses making a global impact. In the meantime, shop local with House of Mana Up!

We’ve worked with over 70 entrepreneurs through our accelerator program. 100% of the companies in the program are headquartered in Hawai’i. Whether you’re looking for a gift or shopping for yourself, make a greater impact to our island home by buying local.