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Self Made in Hawaii

is an informative television series about small business and personal finance.  Featuring in-depth interviews with successful local entrepreneurs, helpful small business and personal finance tips and an inside look at some of Hawaii's most unique and exciting jobs.  Broadcast throughout Hawaii on Oceanic Time Warner Cable's OC16 and syndicated across medias including iTunes, YouTube and the Self Made in Hawaii iPhone App.

Show Format


Feature Segments   Other Opportunities

  • Produced in full High Definition
  • 2-3 feature & 3-5 shorter segments per episode
  • Informative and inspirational content
  • Focus on small business and personal finance
  • Info on resources to help small businesses grow
  • Produced 100% in Hawaii


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Host, Geri Emata

Geri Emata has been a professional performer since the age of fifteen. She was a Polynesian dancer at multiple luau shows around Maui, and was an actor, vocalist, dancer, and aerial acrobat at`Ulalena in Lahaina for over six years. Geri has competed in Hawaii Stars and The Merrie Monarch Festival as a Miss Aloha Hula soloist contestant. She also has her degree in Fashion Technology. In addition to hosting Self Made in Hawaii Geri enjoys her role as a new mother, Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendant and co-producer of a local children’s entertainment group called The Peek-a-Bows.

Behind the Scenes



 

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FEATURE SEGMENTSBack to top


Custom produced 5 minute segments designed to showcase and promote local business.

Local Success Story


• Inspirational, informative stories of success

• Find out how the island's most successful self-made entrepreneurs got started 



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Small Business Tune-Up


*Hawaii small businesses get advice for going to the next level

*Great resource for entrepreneurs starting out



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Best Job in Hawaii


*Join Geri on her quest to find the Best Job in Hawaii

*Geri has worked as a cowgirl, been a teppanyaki chef and even performed at the Old Lahaina Luau

*Click 'WATCH' below to see our Telly Award Winning segment at the Old Lahaina Luau



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Success Tips


*Helpful small business and personal finance segments from Hawaii's leading experts

*From QR codes to family savings tips, it's hard to not learn something from each Success Tip topic



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Mini-Segments


*Short segments profiling issues related to small business and personal finance

*Examples:  Company milestones, new product launches, new store openings, events and workshops



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