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Small Business Awards Nominees

County of Maui News Release

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and Maui Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the nominees for the upcoming 2015 Mayor’s Small Business Awards, which will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 at the King Kamehameha Golf Club’s Waikapu Ballroom.

This year, there are two nominees from Molokai – The Molokai Dispatch in the Exceptional Small Business of the Year 0 to 10 Employees category, and Rawlins Enterprises in the Exceptional Small Business of the Year 11 to 35 Employees category. Other categories include Exceptional Small Business of the Year 36 to 100 Employees, Young Small Business Person of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award and Outstanding Nonprofit Business.

“Small businesses are at the heart of our economy in Maui County and it is important to recognize all they do to strengthen our community,” said Mayor Alan Arakawa. “Each of the businesses nominated have demonstrated excellence on many levels, and I am honored to have the opportunity to congratulate them for their many achievements.”

The awards dinner is sponsored by American Savings Bank, First Hawaiian Bank, Bank of Hawaii, Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union, Employers Options and Maui Electric Company.

Tickets for the event are $60 if purchased by noon on Tuesday, Feb. 24. After that, the price is $65 per person. Reservations can be made for the awards dinner by calling the Maui Chamber of Commerce at 244-0081 or sending an email to office@mauichamber.com.

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