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How to Start a Business: The Aloha Grown Way


COBE Multipurpose Room (#101): UH Hilo (map)


Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Randy Kurohara, owner of Creative Arts, presents How to Start a Business: The Aloha Grown Way

The workshop will focus on how to open a business in Hawaiʻi and is a collaboration of the UH Hilo College of Business & Economics and UH Alumni Relations. Randy Kurohara, the owner of Aloha Grown, Parker Ranch Store, and Creative Arts conducts the workshop in the CoBE Multipurpose Room. 

Randy is a real powerhouse and the definition of a true serial entrepreneur. He will trace his path to success and offer first-hand insight on business challenges of Hawaiʻi.

A longtime Hawaiʻi Island businessman, Randy graduated from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing in 1984. He is a member and past president of the Rotary Club of South Hilo; a director and past president of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaiʻi; a board member of the Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Hawaii Health System Corporation’s East Hawai’i Regional Board, an Advisory Board chair for the East Hawaiʻi Salvation Army, and emeritus board member for the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island.

Contact Information

Email: htien@hawaii.edu

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