Mana Up Showcase Livestream & Broadcast

The award-winning Mana Up Showcase Broadcast & Livestream is back! Join Mana Up Cofounder Meli James and Special Cohost Zavier Cummings (aka Howsdisguy) in a 1-hour special including entrepreneur stories, music, live shopping, giveaways, great deals and more!

When: Sunday, November 19

Streaming Globally at 4PM Hawaii Local  Time
(3:30 PM Preshow) via YouTube and Facebook

Hawaii News Now Broadcast at 8PM Hawaii Local Time

Register for Giveaways

About the Mana Up Showcase

The Mana Up Showcase is a celebration of all things trending in the Hawaiian Islands. Be the first to meet Hawai‘i’s’ rising entrepreneurs and up-and-coming musical talent in our three days of events.

Join us from Hawai‘i or from anywhere around the world. The entrepreneurs featured are graduating from Mana Up's annual 6-month business program, designed to help grow their businesses and scale globally.

To date Mana Up has 85 local product companies participate in the Mana Up accelerator program!We are excited to support these companiesʻ entrepreneurial journeys, including their contribution to Hawaiiʻs economy, job creation, community giveback and so much more. The 11 companies featured this year were picked from over 150 applications, so join us at one or all of our Showcase events this year to discover what makes them so special!

Show Features

We're excited for you to join us to learn why Hawai'i's future is so bright! You'll hear from rising entrepreneurs, up & coming Artists to Watch, local fave Anuhea, live shopping and so much more! 

Entrepreneur Storytelling

Meet the 11 entrepreneurs graduating from Mana Up’s latest Cohort 8 and discover the stories behind their companies and unique products.

Artists to Watch + Anuhea

Catch performances of original music by 6 young, up-and-coming artists, plus headliner performance from Anuhea.

Live Shopping - Deals & Discounts!

Shop NEW local products and take advantage of limited-time deals and discounts.


Register to enter 40+ giveaways and see if you’re one of our lucky winners during our global livestream!

Alumni Spotlights

See what our Mana Up alumni companies are up to and where they are now!

Special Cohost: howsdisguy

Laugh with us alongside this year’s Mana Up Showcase co-host Zavier Cummings (aka Howsdisguy)

Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early!

There's no better place to find unique products at special deals.

Featured Entrepreneurs from Cohort 8

These 11 featured entrepreneurs graduated from Mana Up's accelerator.

Brianne & Co.

Koloa, Kaua‘i


Honolulu, O‘ahu


Honolulu, O‘ahu

Hobbs Tea

Kalaheo, Kaua‘i

Hawaiian Rainforest Naturals Inc.

Kea‘au, Hawai‘i Island

Liquid Life

Hilo, Hawai‘i Island

Kaka‘ako Kasuals

Kaka‘ako, O‘ahu

Lotus and Lime

Honolulu, O‘ahu

Maui Chili Chili Oil

Wailuku, Maui

Sweet Land Farm

Waialua, O‘ahu

Hawaiian Soda Co

Honolulu, O‘ahu

2023 Artists to Watch

Tehani -

20 yrs | Kailua, O‘ahu

Tehani is a Native Hawaiian artist born and raised on Oʻahu. Music is the universal language that brings peace to her soul and her dream is to give others that feeling as well.

Rocco Olmstead - @roccoolmstead

18 yrs | Honolulu, O‘ahu

Rocco is  18 years old and a surfer/musician from Honolulu. He's releasing his debut in November! Main  genre is R&B alternative.

ʻIwi Pilayo - @_Kp2118

23 yrs | Waimea, Hawai‘i

Keaweʻiwi Pilayo, or “ʻIwi” has been certified to groove since the turn of the millennium.
He is a talented vocalist and guitarist, who also plays: bass, piano, ʻukulele, and cello.

Tomboy Mani / Imani Colon - @imanilc

20 yrs | O‘ahu, Hawai‘i

Tomboy Mani is an up and coming singer/songwriter/musician. Born and raised on the island of Oahu, she grew up behind concert stages amongst some of Hawai'i's top musicians.

Hezekiah - @thehezekiahjames

14 yrs | Hawaii Kai, O‘ahu

Hezekiah is14 years old from Honolulu. He hasbeen known to play old school rock, R&B and country. He's played the ukulele since he was 8.

Hazel-Rose Kamaka’ona’onaokamalani Nāhi‘ena‘ena - @Sweethwngurl

28 yrs | Wai‘anae, O‘ahu

An MMA fighter, a Hula/Tahitian dancer, a model, a soldier in the Hawaii State Army National Guard, and  a singer/songwriter.  She recently competed in the Miss Bikini Hawaii pageant and is the reigning Queen holding a city/National/international title.

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