Success Stories

OHA is proud to support the success of Our Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is committed to ensuring Native Hawaiians and their ‘ohana have access to resources to assist them in pursuing their financial goals. Through caring, supportive growth, our lending program can provide Native Hawaiians with an improved sense of economic well-being.


U‘ilani Corr-Yorkman
Hāloalaunuiākea Early Learning Center
‘Ele‘ele, Kaua‘i

Layla Dedrick
Bella Pietra
Honolulu, O‘ahu
April Brobst
April Brobst
Aloha Maiden
Hilo, Hawaiʻi

Cindy Macfarlane-Flores
Field Trip Friends
Kaneʻohe, Oʻahu

Michael Ching
Hawai‘i Gourmet Cookies
Kalaeloa, O‘ahu

Syd Vierra 
Akamai Woods
Keaau, Hawaiʻi

Kuʻulei Hanohano & Toni Matsuda
Mo ʻOno Hawaiʻi 
Kahului, Maui

Sherman Napolean Jr.

Lohea Audio
Hoʻolehua, Molokaʻi

Nowel Dudoit-Alana

Kalaka Nui Inc. 
Kapolei, Oʻahu

Heather Manuel

Tails of Hawai‘i
Honolulu, Oʻahu
Reliant Trucking
Bernard Kea

Reliant Trucking Inc.
Kapolei, Oʻahu
Keola Rapozo
Keola Rapozo

FITTED Hawai‘i
Kakaʻako, Oʻahu