Who We Are
Hawaiʻi Localist is a business development and marketing company dedicated to strengthening Hawaiʻi’s homegrown economy.
Our mission is to expand opportunities for Hawaiʻi’s locally owned, independent businesses, promote fair and equitable access to economic resources for all residents, and foster sustainable business practices that preserve Hawaiʻi’s environment and sense of place for future generations.
Our vision is a diversified, inclusive, and resilient island economy that supports prosperous local communities and a healthy environment.
Our three values (goals)—economic opportunity, shared prosperity, as well as cultural and environmental sustainability—are built into each of the following program areas:
Big Island Made, (additional program areas coming soon!)
What We Do
We provide valuable business development and marketing assets to Hawaiʻi’s small, locally owned businesses who typically face barriers to entry or lack financial resources to start and grow. We offer affordable membership-based services to help them become more successful, locally focused, and responsible in their business practices.
Why We Do It