Support UH alumni-owned small businesses!
The goal of the University of Hawai‘i Alumni Business Directory is to showcase the wide variety of amazing products and services UH alumni have to offer. If you are a small business owner and would like to be listed in our Alumni Business Directory, please fill out our short online form.
Disclaimer: Products and/or services of the vendors listed in the UH alumni Business Directory does not constitute an endorsement, guarantee or approval by the University of Hawai‘i.
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‘Ᾱina minded, locally made and designed clothing for our modern Hawaiian lifestyle.
Alumna: Anna Kahalekulu (AAS ’15, UH Maui College)
Lifestyle brand to take women from work to the weekend. Pieces aim to encourage confidence, self love and joy.
Alumna: Lauren Leong (BBA ’16, Mānoa)
Stylish eco-friendly bikinis made sustainably from recycled fish net fabrics.
Alumna: Taylor Ditty (BS ’15, Mānoa)
Butterfly In The Wind
Nature photography, prints, artwork, etc.
Alumna: Kelly Rice (BA ’08, Mānoa)
Paintings, drawings, writing and illustrating books/comics
Alumnus: Devin Oishi (PCERT ’98, Mānoa)
3 Financial Group
Helping small businesses and individuals design and run smart retirement plans.
Alumna: Joanna Amberger (MBA ’08, Mānoa)
Abacus Pro Services, Inc.
A recruiting and staffing company that specializes in accounting, finance and IT positions on direct-hire or temporary basis.
Alumna: Lynn Haring (BBA ’92, Mānoa)
ACW Group, LLC
A property and casualty insurance agency.
Alumnus: Russell Akamine (BBA ’78; Mānoa)
Providing non-profits, government agencies and community-minded businesses with support in communications, marketing and community-building.
Alumna: Jennifer Barrett (MBA ’07, Mānoa)
A life coaching program for individuals who are faced with career-life challenges and strive for a more meaningful, fulfilling life.
Alumna: Cynthia Yamasaki (BBA ’82; Mānoa)
Executive/technology staffing agency.
Alumna: Valarie Cesar (BBA ’88; Mānoa)
Law Office of Keoni Souza, LLC
Estate planning services such as wills and trusts as well as unique services such as a Kids Protection Plan for families with minors.
Alumnus: Keoni Souza (BA ’07, West O’ahu)
Missing Link Design, LLC
Providing consultation and design services to small and mid-level businesses.
Alumnus: Jeffrey Bonsato (AS ’10, Honolulu CC)
Mobile IT Force
Providing software/hardware re-selling and professional IT consulting services to small businesses and consumers.
Alumnus: William Chang (MBA ’06, Mānoa)
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
A full-service staffing organization focused on delivering human capital workforce solutions for businesses.
Alumna: Kristi Inkinen Yanagihara (MHRM ’04, Mānoa)
MC Group Hawaii, Inc.
Local CPA firm providing accounting, tax, attest and business consulting services.
Alumnus: Gary Miyashiro (BBA ’70, Mānoa)
Mosaic Pacific Investment Advisors
A registered investment advisory firm that provides portfolio management and financial planning to individuals and 401(k) plans.
Alumnus: Cory Nakamura (BBA ’04, Mānoa)
Primerica Financial Services
Helping middle income families become debt free.
Alumnus: Herman Monico (BA ’95, Mānoa)
Takagi & Takagi
A family business that helps clients identify what is important to them through goals-based financial guidance.
Alumnus: Verne Takagi (BFA ’75; Mānoa)
Bear Claw Farm LLC
Vegetable farm with a mission of growing quality vegetables that are accessible and affordable.
Alumna: Rose Matthews (BS ’13, Mānoa)
On a mission of “Bringing peace to our world, one chocolate at a time” through hand-crafted, Hawai‘i exclusive chocolates, made fresh in Mānoa.
Alum: Erin Uehara (BED ’06, MBA ’13, Mānoa)
Honolulu Burger Company
The original 100% Big Island Beef gourmet burger shop in Honolulu featuring locally grown produce.
Alumnus: Ken Takahashi (BBA ’87, Mānoa)
Kupu Place LLC
An urban farm in Honolulu growing aquaponics lettuce and leafy greens, microgreens, and edible flowers.
Alumni: Anthony Mau (PhD ’19, Mānoa) and Steven Yee (BS ’15, Mānoa)
O'Kim's Korean Kitchen
Fast, casual, contemporary Korean food.
Alum: Hyun Kim (AS ’13, Kapi‘olani CC)
Hawai‘i’s only pick up and delivery wash and fold laundry service. Offering free pick up and next day delivery on O‘ahu.
Alumnus: Brian Hofer (BBA ’09, Mānoa)
Real estate sales and consultations on O‘ahu, including residential, multi-family, commercial, industrial and agricultural properties.
Alumnus: Quincy Kaneshiro (BBA ’67; Mānoa)
Nature In Hawaii
Assisting people who need support and guidance in finding their directions in life, especially in times of uncertainty and confusion.
Alumna: Amy Lam (BA ’97; Mānoa)
N & K Travel Service, Inc.
A family owned company specializing in national and international guided tours.
Alumna: Tomomi Shimabukuro (BA ’03, Mānoa)
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Design manufacturer of ergonomic, yoga-based office seating such as chairs, lounge products, and height adjustable tables.
Alumnus: Sanjay Murty (MS ’90, Mānoa)
Location: Torrance, California
Video-based training for law enforcement.
Alumnus: Terry Barnum (BA ’86, Mānoa)
Location: Carlsbad, California
Hilary Hartling HQ
Helping entrepreneurs and small business owners develop a clear, cohesive and compelling brand that resonates with their audience and attracts ideal clients.
Alumna: Hilary Hartling (BBA ’96, Mānoa)
Location: San Clemente, California
The Law Office of Shannon R. Loeser APC
Boutique family law firm servicing the needs of Orange County communities.
Alumna: Shannon Loeser (BA ’97, Mānoa)
Location: Laguna Niguel, California
Pediatric speech and occupational therapy.
Alumna: Cristienne Colip (MS ’94, Mānoa)
Location: Capitola, California
Usability research and user-experience (UX) testing of software, websites, games and user interfaces.
Alumnus: Matthew Sharritt (PhD ’08, MS ’03, Mānoa)
Location: Naperville, Illinois
Beantown’s Laundry-Free Linens are eco-disposable, making it easy to have clean sheets any time and anywhere. Convenient, comfortable and compostable.
Alumna: Kirsten Lambert (BBA ’87, Mānoa)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
A clothing company that offers in-house designed products, as well as operating a retail/consignment shop.
Alumnus: Troy Douglass (BA ’12, Hilo)
Location: Portland, Oregon
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