The award is intended to honor an entrepreneur or entrepreneurial company that makes a substantial contribution to Hawaii. The award recipient will have contributed to non-profit organizations or community volunteer efforts. The Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year Award celebrates those entrepreneurs and companies that have shown leadership, innovation and commitment to being a part of efforts to solve our state’s toughest problems
Hui Mālama i ke Ala ʻŪlili is a non-profit community-based organization founded in 2011 by Noʻeau Peralto. Their mission re-establish necessary systems within our community through educational programs that promote well-being and cultivate abundance.
Reeler, founded by Lauren Pierce and Spencer VanDerKamp, is a mobile app connecting people to local, sustainable fishers.
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