Peopleʻs Choice of Startup Paradise of the Year - Finalists

Peopleʻs Choice of Startup Paradise of the Year Award
This award is for the startup that the Innovation Community believe best represents the interests of Startup Paradise. This company serves as an example for others to follow based on their successes, popularity, and the unwavering support of their fellow community members.
Aloha De Mele produces hand drawn art inspired by Hawaii’s beauty, culture, and people.

Banán is a small chain of Oahu-based health cafes that specializes in turning bananas into a plant-based soft-serve. If a smoothie bowl and a frozen yogurt had a farm-to-table, dairy-free lovechild that would be Banán. Banán was founded in 2014 by four local childhood friends who graduated from college and set out on a mission to provide healthy eats that supported local agriculture.

Hawaiiverse is Hawaiʻi's largest coupon directory with over 1,000 businesses and is now working towards becoming the "Amazon" of Hawaiʻi. Our mission is to support local businesses by encouraging all to shop local so Hawaiʻi can build a sustainable and thriving economy.

Kahulale'a is a Hawaiian Resort Wear: A Hawaii Based Brand for Island People Everywhere.

Nick Kuchar leads an O’ahu-based creative studio focused on stewarding and celebrating favorite locations of this ‘āina we call home.