Congratulations to our award 2022 award winners!
Hawai'i Entrepreneur Awards featured in Pacific Inno
Mahalo to the Biz Journals and the Pacific Inno team for featuring our Hawai'i Entrepreneur Award winners in their online publication. Learn more about our honorees successes in 2021, and how they are creating a more sustainable Hawai'i for future generations. Click the button below to read the full article
22nd Annual Hawaii Entrepreneur Award Winners
The 22nd Annual Hawaii Entrepreneur Awards went virtual this year! Our Startup Paradise community celebrated our thriving entrepreneurs from the comfort of our homes, as we tuned in to the live event on KGMB and Hawaii News Now Platforms. Congratulations to our Award Winners, and mahalo to our sponsors and viewers!
Here are the award recipients:
Deal of the Year | Assaf Karmon & Timothy Roy, TurnoverBnB
Entrepreneur of the Year | Bella Hughes, Shaka Tea Hawai'i
Island Innovator of the Year | Brian Glazer, Hohonu
Corporate Intrapreneur of the Year | John De Fries, Hawai'i Tourism Authority
Investor of the Year | Kā'eo Duarte, Kamehameha Schools
Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year | Mālia Sanders & Mondy Jamshidi Kent, travel2change X Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association
Startup Paradise Champion of the Year | Paul Yonamine, Central Pacific Bank
Student Entrepreneur of the Year | Anthony Lopez & Craig Opie, Pulse Utility
Tech Entrepreneur of the Year | Cyril Moukarzel, LifeDNA
Agriculture Entrepreneur of the Year | Nick and Miki Vericella, Pawniolo Pets
Consumer Packaged Goods Entrepreneur of the Year | William Davis, Vitalitea Hawai'i
People's Choice of Startup Paradise | Jared Kushi, Taylor Martin, Kamaka Dias, & Callie Martin
Mahalo to our generous sponsors!
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