The Best of Small Business – SBA Awards and SmallBiz Editor’s Choice 2017

Hawaii Business magazine

Two dozen local companies and business leaders who won this year’s Hawaii district awards from the federal Small Business Administration (SBA). Hawaii Business also recognizes our Editor’s Choice Winners for 2017. *Register Now to Celebrate The Best of Small Business on Thursday May 4, 2017. SBA STATE OF HAWAII WINNERS (click names to view profile) Read the full article…

More than 500 in attendance at the 13th annual Best Places to Work Gala. Photo by Aaron K. Yoshino.

“I Love My Job”

Noelle Fujii

It’s not easy for a company to inspire employees who are engaged, willing to put in extra effort and truly trust their organization. Nominate your organization for the 2018 Best Places to Work here: www.hawaiibusiness.com/bptw2018 But 72 companies and nonprofits have done just that and were recognized at Hawaii Business’ Best Places to Work event Read the full article…


Best Places to Work 2017

Hawaii Business magazine

Every boss wants employees who put in extra effort to help the company succeed. That’s what the 72 organizations on this year’s Best Places to Work list enjoy. If you want your company to join them, it will take effort, leadership and consistency over several years to build your employees’ trust in your organization. And Read the full article…

Photo by Chris J. Evans

Maui Brewing Founders Named Hawaii’s Small Business Persons of the Year

Brittany Lyte

Garrett W. Marrero, president and CEO of Maui Brewing Co., and his wife, Melanie M. Oxley, the company’s vice president and chief operating officer, have been named Hawaii’s Small Business Persons of the Year by the federal government’s Small Business Administration. Years ago, when San Diego native Garrett Marrero traveled to Hawaii for the first Read the full article…