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Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Telling A Yarn Of Baby Photo Props
As a mother and entrepreneur, Jenna Esposito is tackling what are perhaps the two most demanding jobs on earth. She founded her business Jennaration Yarns...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // An App For Happy Hour Happenings
Let’s admit it, the best part of the workday is when happy hour rolls around, and now with Happy Hour Hawaii, you now have the...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Providing Security At Home, Work
Everyone should feel safe in their own home, and it’s the mission of Aloha Alarm to provide “security with aloha.” Titus Napoleon serves as executive...

Alison Young
Entrepreneurs // Keeping Memories Alive On Film
Nothing can be more devastating than losing a loved one, yet LeeAnn Sagum, owner of Videulogy (Legacy Productions LLC) helps to keep those precious memories...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Happy Daze For Parents And Babies
Oh, baby! Ohana Daze is your one-stop shop for anything and everything baby, and it makes the joys of parenthood just a bit easier for...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Getting Lucky At The Black Cat
Who says black cats are bad luck? For Katy Gassaway and Jentry Petzold, co-founders of The Black Cat Salon + Spa, these felines are nothing...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // A Yoga Experience That’s Really Hot
Sun Yoga Hawaii provides an exhilarating experience for the mind, body and soul, and owner Michele Lowchinovscy Santos’ mission is to empower individuals through the...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Finding True Power To Ease Pain
Call it what you will, but many believe True Power Sports Bands perform miracles through negative ion technology, helping people of all ages reach their...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Hawaii’s One-stop Flip Flop Shop
Here in the Islands, slippers, aka flip flops, are a way of life, so when it came to an entrepreneurial venture, Steve Haugse and his...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Designing With The Sea In Mind
Nina Thai, owner and designer of Angels by the Sea Hawaii, located on the first floor of Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, has a...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Letting The Collar Do The Talking
Ever wondered what man’s best friend is saying? Well, now you can let the collar do the talking with “Speak” Pet Collars founded by husband-and-wife...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Being Green With Dry Cleaning
There’s a buzz around town about Bee Green Cleaners, a full-service dry cleaning business that caters to all of your laundry, alterations and tailoring needs,...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Books Bring Local Culture To Keiki
“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley There is no substitute for books in the life...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Picturing Easier Toilet Training
Potty training your little one is an important milestone for the whole family. Yet sometimes it’s easier said than done. Fortunately, Tammi Umeno has developed...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Making What You Like Mo’ Betta
For Greg Yamamoto, owner of Ev’ryting Taste Betta Wit, it all started with that one simple slogan that soon catapulted to a thriving custom slogan...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Limo Campany With A Big Heart
Kurt Tsuneyoshi, president of Platinum Limousine Hawaii, has built his company from the ground up, and today Platinum Limousine Hawaii has the largest inventory of...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Selling Outdoor Apparel With Soul
Jacinda Elias, president and owner of SoulTrex, says her passion for our natural world fuels her work. “I wouldn’t be any good at what I...

Alana Folen
Entrepreneurs // Nailing A Niche In Manicures
When it comes to entrepreneurial ventures, Dexter Do “nails” it like a pro. As nail artist extraordinaire and owner of Nailery Salon & Spa on...


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