The KBG Board, membership, and guest audience would like to say “Aloha and Mahalo” to Waiwai Collective’s founder Mahina Paishon-Duarte. She shared her journey as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Mana Wahine. We discussed the mission: “Three pronged approach to business development: cultural, business, community.Using the Hawaiian “Aina-based” thinking foster creativity and innovation. The membership was escorted to the new developing facility @KoolauBallrooms.

The membership group would like to thank our guests:
 Emari Hunn · Vice President/Branch Manager at First Foundation Bank.
Marla Momi Musisk, Director at YWCA O’ahu MBDA EWOC Business Center of  YWCA.

We will sending out some business news and events that are coming up!

Mahina Paishon-Duarte is a social entrepreneur that owns and operates three Hawaiʻi based businesses and is co-founder of a non-profit with an aim to transform philanthropy in Hawaiʻi. She and her ʻohana live on the verdant slopes of North Kona, Hawaiʻi. And on a good day, you can find Mahina surfing, working at Heʻeia fishpond, sailing or in the forest, where she is happiest.

Thank you for the delicious lunch Catered By Masa and Joyce.