May 10, 2023

The Women Entrepreneurs Conference is focused on helping women entrepreneurs grow their business by providing information on access to capital, revenue growth opportunities, financial management, networking and connecting, and inspiration by learning from successful women business owners.

Jenai Wall, Chairman and CEO
Foodland Super Market, Ltd.

Jenai Sullivan Wall has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Foodland Super Market, Ltd., Hawaii’s largest supermarket chain, since 1998. This position was last held by her father, Foodland’s founder, the late Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan. Wall joined the company in 1987 as director of marketing and was named president in 1995.

Wall also serves as chief executive officer of the other entities that comprise the Sullivan Family of Companies including Food Pantry, Ltd., Kalama Beach Corporation, and The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf Hawaii.   

Ting Xu, Founder and Chairwoman
Evergreen Enterprises

Evergreen Enterprises began as a decorative flag business in Ting Xu’s garage. Today, it is one of the nation’s largest flag wholesalers, producing millions of flags each year. Under Ting’s leadership, the company has expanded throughout the home & gift industry, increasing its product assortment to include garden and home décor, officially licensed sports merchandise, and fashion and baby accessories. 

Bella Hughes

Better Sour & Hawaii FoundHer

Naehalani Breeland

Ola Brew

Michelle Jaime

The Vanguard Theory

Alice Kim

Hanalei Beauty Company and Elizabeth Mott Cosmetics 

Aesha Shapiro

CEO/Founder, Launch Your Fempire & Fempire Finder

Tiana Gamble

President and CEO, Creative Design Hawaiʻi and Bikinibird

Jana Lam

Owner, Jana Lam

Maile Meyer

Owner/Founder, Nā Mea Hawaiʻi and Native Books

Erin Kanno Uehara

Choco Leʻa 

Chenoa Farnsworth

Blue Startups

Meli James

Mana Up

Unyong Nakata

Nakata Advisory LLC

Ashley Lukens

Project Thesis & Funder Hui

Darien Siguenza

Hawaii FoundHer

Donavan Kealoha

Startup Capital Ventures x SBI

Keoni Lee

Hawaii Investment Ready

11:30 a.m.

Registration / Networking Expo

Light Bites

12:30 p.m.

Opening General Session

Welcome Remarks

Keynote Speaker: Ting Xu, Evergreen Enterprises

1:45-2:45 p.m.

Breakout Session I

Funding Your Success Stories

Crafting the Perfect Pitch

Overcoming Fear

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Breakout Session II

Social Capital: How to Build Your Most Valuable Asset

Sources of Capital & How to Get It

Branding and Marketing in Today’s World

4:15-5:00 p.m.

Closing General Session

Keynote Speaker: Jenai Wall, Foodland

5:15-7:00 p.m.

Pau Hana