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The Hawai‘i Visitors & Convention Bureau launched the Member Hō‘ike in January 2021. Since then, past participants have shared their success in creating valuable partnerships after connecting through this initiative. We are excited to make these presentations available for your viewing.

What is Member Hō‘ike?

The Member Hō‘ike provides a platform for HVCB members to showcase what is new and exciting in their business. The goal is to familiarize HVCB and our membership ʻohana with members' products and services and provide updates on new offerings. If you would like more information on Hōike  or one of the presenting companies, please contact membership@hvcb.org.

Please see the tabs below to view past recordings of our Member Hōʻike.


Past Recordings

  • Presented May 21, 2024


    Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary
    Presented by: Diane McWhirter, Owner
    Highlights: Welcome to Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary, where cool air and lush greenery awaits just 15 minutes from the Kona Airport, on the Island of Hawaiʻi! We invite you to step into a world of wonder in Hawaiʻi’s only seasonally dry Cloud Forest. Reserve your spot today and experience the tranquility of Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary!


    HY's Steak House
    Presented by: Genevieve Layante, Brand + Hospitality Manager
    Highlights: A fine dining tradition since 1976 in Waikīkī. HY’s Steak House offers elegant ambiance, award-winning customer service, and an all-around five-star experience. Aged USDA Prime steaks are broiled over fragrant Hawaiian kiawe wood in the heart of our dining room to create tender flavorful steaks.


    La Vie
    Presented by: Genevieve Layante, Brand + Hospitality Manager
    Highlights: La Vie is a contemporary restaurant that’s inspired by our local ingredients and collaborations with the community. Through the tradition of French cuisine, we strive to give the diner a sense of place and appreciation of Hawaiʻi. We invite you to partake in our whimsical approach to multi-course dining by curating your own menu from our chef’s seasonal selections.

  • HVCB Member Hōʻike - April 2024

    Presented April 16, 2024


    Cooking Kauaʻi
    Presented by: Aletha Thomas, Founder
    Highlights: Whether we are teaching a cooking class or preserving the seasons, our mission is to celebrate the agriculture and diverse cultures of Hawaiʻi. Guests of the Provisions Kitchen leave with a deeper understanding of the importance of being not merely a consumer, but a steward of our beautiful island.


    Real Hawaiʻi Tours
    Presented by: Daniel Sanchez, Co-Founder
    Highlights: Real Hawaiʻi Tours offers a wide variety of authentic Hawaiʻi tours, activities, excursions, and other tour services to Hawaiʻi Travelers and locals who want to experience the true beauty and culture of the Hawaiian Islands. With Real Hawaiʻi Tours, customers will have access to an array of the best tours and activities every Hawaiian Island has to offer.


    The Umauma Experience
    Presented by: John McCollum, General Manager
    Highlights: Founded in 2009 with zipline tours beginning in 2010, The Umauma Experience now serves as Hawaiʻi island’s most diverse adventure tour company. From ziplining the longest, fastest lines to guided ATV and horseback riding tours, The Umauma Experience is passionate about providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences and creating a space for all to enjoy.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - March 2024

    Presented March 19, 2024


    KIDS CITY Hawaii
    Presented by: Mindy Hamasaki, General Manager
    Highlights: Kids City, a locally-owned company with two convenient locations in Honolulu and Kapolei. Our mission is to provide families, especially kids, with a unique and enriching indoor playground experience that is both safe and educational. At Kids City, we cater to children aged 12 months to 13 years, offering a wide range of activities designed to stimulate their minds and keep them physically active.


    Lonohana Estate Chocolate
    Presented by: Seneca Klassen, Founder, and Lawrence Boone, Co-Founder
    Highlights: Lonohana Estate Chocolate grows cacao on the North Shore of Oʻahu and makes fine finished chocolate in Honolulu exclusively from cacao that is 100% Hawaiʻi-grown. As one of Hawaiʻi’s few vertically integrated chocolate companies, Lonohana recently converted an abandoned 1930’s art deco movie theater into a chocolate factory which has enabled them to not only keep up with cacao production, but also to offer truly unique and immersive behind-the-scenes tours for visitors to see and learn how world class chocolate can be Grown and Made right here in Hawaiʻi.


    Kona Village, a Rosewood Resort
    Presented by: Hillary Francis, Director of Sales & Marketing
    Highlights: Along the sacred shores of Kahuwai Bay, Kona Village, A Rosewood Resort is an iconic Big Island hideaway rooted in the legacy and moʻolelo (stories) of the native Hawaiians who came before. An inviting retreat for families, these historic lands hold wonders for guests of every generation. Immerse in the profound warmth of local hoʻokipa (hospitality of complete giving) in this former ancient fishing village, now sustainably renewed and elevated with the tastes of the 21st century.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - February 2024

    Presented February 20, 2024


    Lā Kāhea Community Farm
    Presented by Winsome Williams, Owner/Operator
    Highlights: Lā Kāhea Community Farm, nestled in the heart of Maui, invites you to discover one-of-a-kind experiences that are truly unparalleled. Our team warmly welcomes you to partake in our exclusive Taste of Hawaiʻi Farm Tour and Farm-To-Table Cooking Class, using the freshest farm-grown ingredients.


    Presented by Brandon Lindley
    Highlights: Havaianas were created in Brazil in 1962 and inspired by the Japanese Zori sandal; a sandal with cloth straps and woven rice straw soles. Havaianas replaced the straw with premium Brazilian rubber, updated the design to look fashionable, and the rest is history! This is why the soles of Havaianas feature a rice grain print; one of the many design details that make Havaianas unique. Our slippers were christened with the name Havaianas (which means “Hawaiians” in Portugese) in honour of the glamourous holiday destination with endless summer vibes.


    Polynesian Cultural Center
    Presented by Eric Workman, Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President
    Highlights: Located on Oʻahu’s beautiful North Shore, the Polynesian Cultural Center is the only cultural tourist attraction of its kind in the world and a favorite of visitors to Hawaiʻi. An engaging, interactive celebration showcasing the people, culture, arts and crafts of Polynesia, the PCC has entertained over 40 million visitors from around the world since opening in 1963.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - January 2024

    Presented January 16, 2024


    Kōloa Rum Company
    Presented by Bob Gunter, President & CEO
    Highlights: Established in 2009, Kōloa Rum Company produces artisanal, single-batch Hawaiian rum and ready-to-drink cocktails at its distillery in Kalāheo, Kauaʻi. It operates the island’s first distilled spirits Tasting Room and Company Store situated on the grounds of the historic Kilohana Plantation near Līhuʻe. The company’s award-winning portfolio includes its premium Kauaʻi White, Gold, Dark, Spice, Coconut, Cacao, Coffee and Aged rums in addition to ready-to-drink cocktails.


    Presented by Leonani Puailihau, Sr. Community Relation Manager
    Highlights: From everyday cars to the extraordinary, Turo offers the perfect vehicle to see every side of the islands while supporting the local economy. Find your drive with Turo, the world's largest car sharing marketplace.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - November 2023

    Presented November 21, 2023


    Skyland Air
    Presented by Evan Mokuahi Hayes, Founder and President
    Highlights: Have you ever dreamed of soaring through the skies, feeling the wind in your hair and taking in breathtaking views from high above? Our unique aircraft combines the best of helicopter and airplane technology, providing an unforgettable flying experience that's both exhilarating and safe.


    Stargazers of Hawaii
    Presented by Jeremiah Almond, Manager
    Highlights: Stargazers of Hawaii offers an out of this world experience that the whole family can enjoy while providing educational tidbits of our Hawaiian night sky in a comfortable environment. We welcome you to join in the Aloha that our night skies have to offer. Learn the stars and constellations, see amazing views of the Moon, planets and other deep sky objects through a large, powerful telescope.


    STIX Asia
    Presented by Harold Watanabe, Director of Operations, and Eunji Hong, Director of Communications
    Highlights: Explore and join us on a culinary journey through Asia. Experience authentic cuisine from various Asian countries such as Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea, and Singapore, all at STIX ASIA in the heart of Waikīkī. Discover a diverse collection of 17 restaurants and eateries that will sizzle your senses with unique dishes from afar, familiar favorites, and exotic cocktails.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - October 2023

    Presented October 17, 2024


    Hoʻomau Oʻahu Tours
    Presented by Evan Mokuahi Hayes, Founder and President
    Highlights: Our mission at Hoʻomau Oʻahu Tours is to cultivate, educate, and perpetuate our Hawaiian culture. We aim to connect visitors with the authentic spirit of the Hawaiian people and our sacred ʻāina in an impactful yet respectful way. We offer a variety of tours that highlight different aspects of Hawaiʻi's rich history, culture and natural beauty.


    Mauna Loa Visitor Center
    Presented by Jeremiah Almond, Manager
    Highlights: The Mauna Loa Visitor Center is the real-life personification of Mauna Loa, a 76-year-old brand in the making. It exists to bring the experience of the mighty macadamia nut to all visitors who make the journey to our home in Keaʻau, and leave them with a sense of awe around Mana (the power of nature), an appreciation for ʻāina (the land), a sense of belonging from the MLVC Staff (ʻohana) and leaving with hearts full of aloha, ready to share their excitement about Mauna Loa to others.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - September 2023

    Presented September 19, 2023


    Hawaii's Best
    Presented by Bryan Murphy, Owner
    Highlights: Hawaii's Best exists to share Hawaiʻi’s unmatched beauty, stories, and experiences with the world. Journey with us on our podcast, blog, and social channels as we delve into Hawaiian culture, offer essential travel tips, and collaborate with some of Hawaiʻi’s most influential figures and businesses. Our commitment to regenerative tourism means we don't just guide visitors; we equip them with resources and insights to travel pono. Let us be your guide to travel with aloha to Hawaiʻi.


    Aloha Kai Lūʻau at Sea Life Park Hawaii
    Presented by Aaron Yanagi, Marketing Director
    Highlights: The evening at Aloha Kai Lūʻau is packed with fun activities for the entire family! The drive from Waikīkī is an iconic, scenic drive. When you arrive at the lūʻau grounds you are greeted with a lei greeting. You can participate in a variety of cultural activities such as weaving a coconut headband, making a flower lei bracelet, ukulele lessons and more. Next is the imu ceremony and lūʻau buffet dinner. Be sure to bring your appetite to enjoy menu items such as kalua pork, fresh island fish, teriyaki chicken, vegetarian curry and more! After dinner you will experience the culture of the islands with the award winning lūʻau show presented by Malu Productions. Don't miss your chance to experience Aloha Kai Lūʻau!


    STRIPSTEAK Waikiki
    Presented by Diane Piedad, Sales and Events Manager; and Ruth Davies, National Event Sales Director
    Highlights: STRIPSTEAK is a modern American steakhouse combined with a unique blend of Asian influence and signature Chef Michael Mina flair. Located on the 3rd floor Grand Lānai in the International Market Place in Waikīkī, STRIPSTEAK offers sizzling satisfaction and upscale respite after a day in paradise. The seasonally driven menu highlights the finest in local ingredients, signature sides and eclectic wines and spirits, all combined with attentive service and genuine hospitality.

  • HVCB Member Hōʻike - August 2023

    Presented August 15, 2023


    Hawaiʻi Keiki Museum
    Presented by Dana McLaughlin, Founder and Executive Director
    Highlights: Discover, create, play, and learn about island science. The Hawaiʻi Keiki Museum connects children to Hawaiʻi Island through hands-on exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) that is all around us using open ended play experiences.


    Pāʻina Waikīkī - the Lūʻau at Waikiki Beach Marriott
    Presented by Leilani Kūpahu-Marino Kahoʻāno, Cultural Advisor
    Highlights: Pāʻina Waikīkī, a unique dinner party lūʻau where the vibrant stories of Waikīkī's legendary eras come to life through festive nā mele (songs), hula and the highest caliber of Polynesian performing arts. SHOWS: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun | 5pm-8pm

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - July 2023

    Presented July 18, 2023


    Outrigger Resorts & Hotels
    Presented by Cassie Simpson, Area Director of Sales
    Highlights: Outrigger Resorts & Hotels operates premier resorts and hotel properties throughout the Hawaiian Islands. We continue the legacy of our founders with a global vision for hospitality-based innovation, effective partnerships, and a deep respect for culture, tradition, and environmental sustainability.


    Hawaii Emergency Physicians Associated
    Presented by Oliver Dutczak, MD, Events Medical Director
    Highlights: HEPA is a democratic, locally-owned group of emergency physicians that covers 12 hospitals in Hawaiʻi. We create an in-hotel urgent care clinic during events, delivering urgent and emergent medical care to attendees.

  • HVCB Member Hōʻike - June 2023

    Presented June 20, 2023



    Still & Moving Center
    Presented by Neelanthi Vadivel, General Manager
    Highlights: Still & Moving Center is a local and global hub for mindful movement and therapeutic bodywork. An international training facility, the Center offers corporate & private bookings, private sessions & group classes, focused on wellness and Hawaiian culture.


    The Adventure Park on Maui 
    Presented by Doug Southworth, Director of Sales & Business Development
    Highlights: Whether you’re looking for a fun family activity while visiting Maui, an outing for the kids or a date night for the two of you, make sure to get yourself to The Adventure Park on Maui, Hawaii! Comprised of both low-ropes courses and high-ropes courses plus exciting ziplines, our park is ideal for all ages. Guests ages 7+ can enjoy our 6 elevated trails with 60+ elements. At our adventure park in Lahaina Maui, there’s truly something for everyone at every fitness level – so come join us today to take to the air and enjoy the views!


    PACIFIC 19
    Presented by Katharina Findlay, General Manager
    Highlights: PACIFIC 19 Kona is an island-urban hotel newly renovated and re-envisioned for independent travelers seeking design-forward accommodations and authentic experiences. The brand is inspired by the Pacific – a home to many places, cultures, and people. The 122-room hotel is on the 19th parallel, where the spirit that binds Pacific travelers finds a home.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - May 2023

    Presented May 16, 2023


    Atebara Chips
    Presented by Avis Yoshioka, Manager
    Highlights: After over 85 years of service to our community, we're always looking for new and innovative ways to bring the flavors of our island alive and keep our community playfully snacking! Our newest flavors are haupia taro chips, sweet onion potato chips, garlic salt potato chips, and sriracha sweet potato.


    Hawaii Theatre
    Presented by Gregory Dunn, President & CEO
    Highlights: Hawaii Theatre has played a significant role in Honolulu’s cultural landscape since 1922. The mission of the non-profit Hawaii Theatre Center, established in 1984 is to provide a broad range of entertainment, cultural and educational experiences; promote redevelopment and revitalization of downtown Honolulu/Chinatown; and enhance the quality of life in Honolulu.

  • Presented April 18, 2023


    Kona Salt Farm by Sea Salts of Hawaii
    Presented by Jen Hughes, Director of Events
    Highlights: Kona Sea Salt is the only sea salt in the world made from pure, 900 year-old deep ocean water, rich in natural minerals and flavor. Most sea salts are created from surface waters which have significantly lower mineral content and can have higher amounts of microplastics and contaminants. Our salt water is drawn from 2,200 feet below the ocean’s surface off Hawai‘i Island, making it one of the highest quality finishing salts in the world. 


    Royal Hawaiian Center
    Presented by Nani Hanus, Marketing Manager
    Highlights: Whether it’s shopping, dining, or culture, we invite you to immerse yourself. Discover a collection of international brands, unique to Hawaiʻi boutiques and exciting culinary destinations. Experience our crafts, our language, our dance, our music in The Royal Grove and Helumoa Hale.


    Wayfinder Waikiki
    Presented by Romeo Aguinaldo, Area General Manager
    Highlights: Wayfinder is a new boutique hotel in the heart of vibrant Waikiki, where a hidden oasis reveals an immersive and fresh take on the traditional Hawaii hotel experience. Not just a destination, Waikiki is an ever-evolving multicultural hub where downtown energy meets lush, tropical beauty. Let Wayfinder Waikiki be your guide.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - March 2023

    Presented March 21, 2023


    Go City
    Presented by Uli Crepeau, Regional Director, O‘ahu
    Highlights: Explore O‘ahu with Go City®. Enjoy incredible savings and discover top attractions, all on one pass. From wanderlust hikes, to blissful beach days.


    Wai Kai 
    Presented by Marie Watanabe, CMP, Sales Manager – Groups on behalf of Amber Jacroux Bixel, Events Director
    Highlights: Wai Kai is destined to become an active year-round paradise where residents and visitors connect to the water, land and Hawai‘i culture by experiencing first-of-its-kind attractions, signature events and the natural beauty of the Pacific Ocean.


    The LineUp 
    Presented by Marie Watanabe, CMP, Sales Manager – Groups 
    Highlights: The LineUp at Wai Kai will be an exciting social and recreational hub headlined by the Wai Kai Wave, Hawai‘i's first stationary deep-water, big-turn surf wave powered by citywave® along with water-based recreational activities at the adjacent 52-acre Wai Kai Lagoon plus dining and entertainment at The LookOut bar and restaurant, and Foam Coffee & Bar and shopping at Sessions Lifestyle & Apparel.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - February 2023

    Presented February 21, 2023


    Movers and Shakas
    Presented by Nicole Lim, Executive Director
    Highlights: Movers and Shakas aims to integrate and retain key talent, especially returning kamaʻāina, to tackle brain drain, grow the economy and build community. HVCB member since January 2023.


    Victor Goodpasture Photography
    Presented by Victor Goodpasture, Chief "WOW!" Photographer
    Highlights: Coffee that is harvested in Hawai'i, specializing in unique offerings. Offers complete corporate, commercial and incentive event photography services, as well as an on-site headshot station, on-site photo printing and greenscreen event photography. HVCB member since March 2022.


    The Wo Fat Hotel & Restaurant
    Presented by Donald Kenney, Owner
    Highlights: Located in Chinatown Honolulu in the historic 1932 Wo Fat Chop Sui restaurant building. Completely transformed in 2023 into a luxe 23-room hotel, large 100-seat bar and restaurant, coffee shop, and retail space. HVCB member since January 2023.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - January 2023

    Presented January 17, 2023


    Point at Haleiwa
    Presented by Adam Lee, Owner & CEO and Carlton Kramer, Marketing Consultant
    Highlights: A 60-acre private North Shore estate that is oceanfront with over one mile of shoreline offering a wide variety of outdoor visitor activities.


    The Lei Bus
    Presented by Morgann Lentine, Owner
    Highlights: Mobile photo booth, great for events.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - November 2022

    Presented November 15, 2022


    Sunset Yoga Hawaii 
    Presented by Karen Le, Owner
    Highlights: Morning beach and sunset yoga daily - group or private. Perfect for convention activity or retreat!


    The Dinner Detective
    Presented by Marc Lessman, President
    Highlights: America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in Honolulu, Hawaii! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it!


    1 Hotel Hanalei Bay 
    Presented by Alex Vizcaino, Director of Sales & Marketing
    Highlights: Nestled in the heart of Kauai, between the Wailua River and the majestic Na Pali Coast, discover 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay. The sustainable escape will embrace its natural surroundings by intertwining the warmth of the local Hawaiian islands into the hotels design.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - October 2022

    Presented October 18, 2022



    Makana Hawai‘i Incentives 
    Presented by Lauren Manuel, Partner and Whitney Niemi, Partner
    Highlights: Makana Hawai‘i Incentives is a full service DMC in the state of Hawai‘i and we consider ourselves a partner and extension of your team. We are the local experts and provide destination knowledge with relationships with all of the best vendor partners in Hawai‘i.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - September 2022

    Presented September 20, 2022



    House of Mana Up
    Presented by Susan Havens, Gifting Sales Manager
    Highlights: Retail experience that brings together Hawai'i's rising entrepreneurs and premium brand. You'll find their products online or at Royal Hawaiian Center Waikiki. 


    Kona Joe Coffee
    Presented by Collier Maxwell, Director of Business Development
    Highlights: Coffee that is harvested in Hawai'i, specializing in unique offerings. They also rent out their space for private events. 


    Halepuna Waikiki by Halekūlani
    Presented by Nelson Arlos, Associate Director of Sales
    Highlights: Halekulani has re-opened and all outlets are open as well. The hotel can handle 125 rooms per night for group. Halepuna has opened in the former Parc Waikiki. Halepuna can handle 50 rooms per night for group. 

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - August 2022

    Presented August 16, 2022



    Pacific Whale Foundation
    Presented Klara Crocco, Marketing Director
    Highlights: Mission is to protect the ocean through advocacy and inspiring environmental stewardship. Coastal Marine Debris Monitoring Program offered through Mālama Hawai‘i program.


    Presented by John Miller, Director of Communications
    Highlights: Providing electric vehicles O'ahu and expanding throughout the Hawaiian Islands.


    Royal Sonesta Kauai Resort
    Presented by David Ball, Destination Sales Executive
    Highlights: First Royal Sonesta Brand in Hawai'i. Enhancements throughout the property, 345 guestrooms and 11 suites with 70% of the rooms boasting either pool or ocean views. 27,000+ sq. feet of meeting space.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - July 2022

    Presented July 19, 2022


    Small Town*Big Art
    Presented Kelly McHugh-White, Public Art Specialist
    Highlights: To connect the community through public art. Revitalize Wailuku Town through partnerships between artists, community, and local government. 


    Fly Shuttle & Tours
    Presented by Dean Calibraro, Vice President Sales & Marketing
    Highlights: Providing transportation services on O'ahu since 2008 - tours, airport, and hotel. They are looking to expand to Maui in 2023.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - June 2022

    Presented June 21, 2022


    Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
    Presented by Krystle Alcain, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Highlights: Resort overview, 2021 Renovation, 10 distinct dining concepts, unique experiences, cultural immersion, family fun opportunities, sustainability and Mālama Hawai‘i program participation. 


    Big Island Coffee Roasters
    Presented by Kelleigh Stewart, Co-Founder
    Highlights: Background on authentic Hawai‘i-grown coffee, product review, where to buy, new roastery and tasting room opening, partnership opportunities.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - May 2022

    Presented May 17, 2022


    Surfrider Foundation Kauaʻi
    Presented by Barbara Levin, Leader of Surfrider Kauai Ocean Friendly Visitors Program
    Highlights: Review of Ocean Friendly Visitors Program and partners. Can accommodate groups up to 50 max.


    NOHO HOME by Jalene Kanani
    Presented by Jalene Kanani Bell, President & Creative Director
    Highlights: Company background, product review, new micro-factory, corporate gifting and upcoming "Date with the designer" opportunity.


    Turtle Bay Resort
    Presented by Fabiola Sotomayor, Director of Leisure Sales
    Highlights: Turtle Bay Resort reopened in July 2021. 452 accommodations (rooms and suites), 8 restaurants, 25,000 square feet of event space, 2 Championship Golf Courses designed by Arnold Palmer & Tom Fazio. Renovated rooms in the main tower coming later in 2022.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - April 2022

    Presented April 19, 2022


    Common Ground Kauai
    Presented by Jen Luck, COO
    Highlights: Farm of the future, event venue, farm tours, online retail shop with local products, upcoming farm to table restaurant and destination venue expansion.


    Hawaii CinemAttractions
    Presented by Steven Reynolds, Executive Manager
    Highlights: Review of immersive activities including 4DFX films and VR Escape Room, private events venue.


    Montage Kapalua Bay
    Presented by Tori Tenorio, Senior Sales Manager
    Highlights: Review of Residences, guest experiences: In-Residence Lū‘au, cultural activities, golf, spa, dining, and pools.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - March 2022

    Presented March 15, 2022


    Waimea Valley
    Presented by Kimberly Anguiano, Marketing & Events Manager
    Highlights: Updates on Mālama Hawai‘i program, voluntourism opportunities, Carbon Offset program and upcoming events.


    Aubrey Emi Designs
    Presented by Aubrey Emi, Owner & Artist
    Highlights: Local products, gifts, art and amenity items.


    Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
    Presented by Catherine Cambra, Director of Public Relations & Communications
    Highlights: Update on Mālama Hawai‘i program, voluntourism opportunities, and sustainability initiatives.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - February 2022

    Presented February 15, 2022


    Wedding Estates Hawaii
    Presented by Karen Chang Barr, Marketing Director and Alan Robello, Founder & Managing Director
    Highlights: New Member, wedding and event venues.


    Big Island Abalone
    Presented by Satoshi Yoshida, Chief Operating Officer
    Highlights: Farm Tour and food sales on Island of Hawaii. New store on Oahu and food sales at Farmers Markets.


    Four Seasons Resort O'ahu at Ko Olina
    Presented by Cassie Conching, Director of Sales
    Highlights: Review a variety of property updates, new guest offerings and musical events.

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - November 2021

    Presented November 9, 2021


    SCP Hilo Hotel
    Presented by Paige Carlson, Regional Director of Sales


    Hawaiʻi Farm Trails
    Presented by Kalisi Mausio, Founder, Chief Executive Farmer


    No‘eau Designers
    Presented by Lele Malaki-Torres, Owner

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - October 2021

    Presented October 12, 2021


    Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel
    Presented by Tiffany Rosenthal, Sales Manager


    Chocolate on a Mission
    Presented by Aulani Kekuna, Director of Sales


    Hui Car Share
    Presented by Kristine Wada, Marketing Manager

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - August 2021

    Presented August 10, 2021


    Kaimana Beach Hotel
    Presented by Ha‘aheo Zablan, General Manager


    Papa Kona Restaurant & Bar
    Presented by Korie Nazara, Events Manager


    Stargazers of Hawaii
    Presented by Nick Bradley, Owner

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - July 2021

    Presented July 13, 2021


    Captain J's Kauai Offshore Adventures
    Presented by: Mason Schwarze, Marketing Director


    Marriott Hawai‘i Hotels
    Presented by: Dale Carstensen, Market Director, Alison Tomisato Alves, Director of Marketing & Deaner Snively, Senior Account Executive

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - June 2021

    Presented June 8, 2021


    National Tropical Botanical Garden – South Shore Gardens
    Presented by Jackie Nielsen, Visitor Program Manager of South Shore Gardens


    Hawaiian Pie Company
    Presented by Jan Hori, Owner


    Trilogy Excursions
    Presented by LiAnne Driessen, Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Presented May 11, 2021


    White Sands Hotel
    Presented by: Shouma Moniz, Area Sales Manager – Hawaii


    Kaanapali Golf Courses
    Presented by: Melissa Dupuis, Regional Operations Manager – Hawaii

  • Presented April 13, 2021


    Mokulele Airlines
    Presented by: Keith Sisson, Chief of Staff


    Hawaiian Springs Water
    Presented by: Heather Pence, VP Sales


    Kipu Ranch Adventures
    Presented by: Dionne Teves, Director of Operations

  • Presented March 9, 2021


    Dolphin Quest
    Presented by: Tulia Ferguson, Dolphin Quest Sales Representative


    Hawai‘i Theatre
    Presented by: Avery Fukeda, Development & Events Manager


    Holiday Inn Express Waikīkī
    Presented by: Ryan Toro, Sightline Hospitality Regional Director of Sales & Marketing – Hawai‘i

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - February 2021

    Presented February 9, 2021


    Maui Alpaca
    Presented by Janet Baldwin, Owner


    Aloha Motorsports
    Presented by Dustin Winkle, President


    Sea Salts of Hawaiʻi
    Presented by Sandra Gibson, Owner

  • HVCB Member Hō‘ike - January 2021

    Presented January 12, 2021


    Shaka Guide
    Presented by Andrew Fowers, Co-Founder


    Hawaiian Diving Adventures
    Presented by Andrew MacKenzie, Owner


    Kōkua Sun Care
    Presented by Robin Van Niekerk, Co-Owner