The 11 companies in Cohort 7 are based on four islands and sell products ranging from alohawear and accessories to food, coloring books and puzzles.
Chavonnie Ramos is a staff writer for Hawaii Business Magazine. She enjoys writing stories about the community, education and entrepreneurship. She has Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and English from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Prior to joining the magazine, Chavonnie was a digital content producer at KITV4, and intern at Hawaii News Now.