The eight Wonder Women  at 2018 "A Woman's Place Is..." - event on Saturday, September 22, 2018, in Hilo, HI
Partner, Sponsor, Collaborator, Host: County of Hawai'i (Mayor's Office)

COUNTY OF HAWAI'I

  • Anna Fern White: Owner of Lio Lapa'au, LLC; Hawaiian Cowgirl, roper, rider, rodeo winner; educator; coordinator of the robotics-electric car programs at Kohala High School.
  • Maikalani Hill Higgins: Born and raised in Hilo, Maika co-owns (with Loke, her sister) Paradise Plants Home and Garden Center, a 40-year business in Hilo, HI (founded by their Mother, Lesley Hill.)
  • M. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson: Born and raised in Kailua, Ko’olaupoko on O’ahu; graduate of Kamehameha Schools for Girls ’68; B.A. with honors in Anthropology; M.A. in Pacific Islands Studies; Noe Noe is the Executive Director of Lālākea Foundation; Kanaka Maoli educator; cultural practitioner, native rights activist.
  • Whendi Grad: Queen Bee of the largest honey producer of the State of Hawai'i: Big Island Bees, a multi-generational family business that started from few hives to 2.5k hives and 125,000k bees today.

COUNTY OF HONOLULU

  • Robin Sparling: Vice president for in-flight services; responsible for overseeing inflight operations and training for Hawaiian Airlines’ more than 1,500 flight attendants.

COUNTY OF KAUAI'I

  • Ariana Owen: Owner of Warehouse 3540.

COUNTY OF MAUI

  • Johanna Kuuleilokelani Shin Amorin: President of Jobline X-Press.
"A Woman's Place Is..." - current and past editions: 2018 in Hilo, HI  ❋❋  2017 in Maui, HI