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We're here to help your business thrive.

Rising Tide represents our belief that there is strength in our partnerships. Access resources to help your business grow and harness the power of a community committed to your success. It’s free to become a member, and all who are registered to do business in Hawaii are welcomed to join.


Through Rising Tide's resources, you can:

  • Gain access to educational workshops, promotions and special events in collaboration with community partners. 
  • Be considered for member spotlights on RisingTideHawaii.com and in social media, providing the business and business owner an opportunity to talk story about their products and services. 
  • Bring your ideas to life with complementary use of Tidepools at Central Pacific Bank, a co-working space in Downtown Honolulu that sparks creativity, collaboration, and motivation. 

WE by Rising Tide Graduate Gives Back to the Community this Holiday Season 

We're excited to highlight the incredible efforts of Kanani Oury, co-founder of Stonefish Grill, and recent graduate of the WE by Rising Tide program! In the true spirit of giving, Kanani has launched "Makana no na Keiki," an online Christmas gift drive and an in-person holiday event for children directly affected by the Maui wildfires.

If you're inspired by Kanani's efforts and want to contribute to this meaningful cause, visit https://makanakeiki.com/ to learn how you can help purchase and donate gifts.

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Webinar Replay: SBA Disaster Relief - Maui Wildfires

If you or your business has been impacted by the recent wildfires on Maui, join us to learn more about how to access much needed funding and resources available through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Key topics include:

  • Information about the Presidential Declaration and what it means
  • Types of assistance available to individuals, businesses, non-profits, and other organizations
  • Limits and requirements for loans and aid
  • Process steps and deadlines to apply
  • Resources to find more information
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • And more.

Webinar Replay: Standing out from the Crowd

Strategies to Attract the Right Talent for your Unique Organization

Recruiting great talent is on everyone's minds and organizations are wondering how to stand out among the crowded field of employers. In today's competitive job market, finding the right employees can be a real challenge. In this engaging webinar, participants will learn practical tips and actionable recommendations to attract the talent they need.

Key topics include:

  • Defining the candidate you're looking for
  • Leveraging social media to recruit like a pro
  • Establishing an effective value proposition
  • and more!
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Explore Tidepools, a place for your business.

There’s an exciting new coworking space, located in Downtown Honolulu at the Central Pacific Plaza. It’s called Tidepools, and its purpose is to help you as you work toward your business’s success.

Do you need a space for an important meeting or presentation? Or maybe you just need a quiet place to work? Tidepools provides a spacious, socially-distanced open workspace as well as reserved conference rooms, special rooms for private calls, and food and beverage options just a few steps away.


Join the Rising Tide Community.

You are the entrepreneurs who shape the future. You innovate, you hustle, and you create opportunity. Surround yourself with others just like you! Rising Tide is a growing community of small business owners – and any small business registered to do business in Hawaii can join for free. What can you expect? You’ll be featured in the Rising Tide directory and in our social media. You can also stay connected to the latest news and information on programs and tools for small businesses via our email newsletter and this site.

More opportunities to help your business grow



Shop Small Hawaii

Visit the site to learn more about the benefits of Shop Small Hawaii, including free resources and online marketing for your small business.

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AlohaSafe Workplace

AlohaSafe Workplace is a simple yet powerful COVID-19 digital screening solution that local businesses can leverage.

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Banking with us opens new doors.

Rising Tide is much more than a website – it’s our commitment to advocate for you, our small business customers and small businesses who aren’t yet customers of CPB. Whether you’re just starting your business or you’re building it up, we’ll work closely with you on a plan of products and services.



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