SmallBiz Academy: Hilo

From left to right: Steve Petranik


Friday, April 20, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


The Grand Naniloa Hotel
93 Banyan Drive
Hilo, Hawaii 96720


Mixing Old & New

A distinguished panel of business leaders will be in Hilo to tackle the subject: How to make the local-style ways of doing business succeed in the modern economy.

Featured Speakers:

  • Duane Kurisu, Founder & Chairman, aio
  • John Dean, Executive Chair of the Board, Central Pacific Bank
  • Allan Ikawa, President & CEO, Big Island Candies
  • John Komeiji, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, Hawaiian Telcom
  • Colbert Matsumoto, Executive Chairman of the Board, Island Insurance

These five leaders will discuss how to use local business traditions as a competitive edge in the modern world. Hawaii Business magazine editor Steve Petranik will moderate the discussion.

$30 General Admission
*Includes Lunch.

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For more information, please contact our events department:

Kira Chong Tim, Events Manager, (808) 534-7145


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