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

May, 2017

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.

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SBA STATE OF HAWAII WINNERS

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↑ SBA Persons of the Year:
Garrett Marrero &
Melanie Oxley
Maui Brewing Co.
↑ Family-Owned Business:
J. Terry Mullen
John Mullen & Co.
↑ Exporter of the Year:
Laura Andersland
Salty Wahine Gourmet
Hawaiian Sea Salts
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↑ Special Lifetime Award:
Edmund C. Olson
Owner, Edmund Olson
Trust II
↑ Young Entrepreneur
of the Year:

Patrick Gesik
Gesik Physical Therapy
↑ Advocate for
Financial Services:

Reginald E. Baker
Managing Member,
Reg Baker, CPA LLC
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↑ Advocate for Media &
Journalism:
Sherry Bracken
News Reporter,
Mahalo Broadcasting
/ Hawaii Public Radio
↑ Advocate for Business &
Industry:
Christine Camp
President & CEO,
Avalon Development Co., LLC
↑ Advocate for Minorities:
Maria A.F. Etrata
President & CEO,
Preferred Home and Community
Based Services, LLC

 

 

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City & County of Honolulu Winners
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County of Maui Winners
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County of Kauai Winners
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County of Hawaii Winners

 

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↑ GREEN BUSINESS:
PONO PACIFIC LAND MANAGEMENT, LLC
John Leong, President/CEO
↑ WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS:
INKINEN & ASSOCIATES
Kathryn Inkinen, President
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↑ INNOVATIVE BUSINESS: COMPUTANT
Habibur “Francis” Tulu, President/CEO
↑ LONG-TERM SUCCESS:
CERAMIC TILE PLUS
& EXCLUSIVELY YOURS DESIGNS
James Doran, President/CEO
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↑ NEW BUSINESS: HI CRAVINGS
Jessica Kamanao, Owner/Manager

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