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Accelerating Innovation in Startup Paradise

Entrepreneurship rooted in Aloha

XLR8HI is a welcoming hub for entrepreneurs, an inclusive community movement attuned to the unique needs of Hawai’i innovators.

We nurture the business ecosystem of our islands in myriad ways, serving as a catalyst for startups at any stage. We host talk story sessions, multi-week training programs, incubators, mentorship programs, and more.

The XLR8HI team enables individuals and small businesses in their visionary pursuits, creating value for the entire Hawai’i economic landscape.

We are a go-to resource for Hawai’i startups in any sector.

Grow with us

For Your Career

Calling all makers, doers & dreamers. The economic ecosystem in Hawai’i needs you at your best. We invite you to utilize our unique resources in support of your professional pursuits.


A 4-week investment readiness, mentorship & training program for Hawai’i founders, startups, small-business owners & gig workers. We’re sharing our critical knowledge, network & tools.


If you’re daring to design the future and ready to invest in yourself, your ideas, and thus Hawai’i’s economic well-being, we want to help you reach the next level of success.

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Tarik Sultan and Omar Sultan

5 Ways to Boost Local Innovation

Here’s how we build viable, sustainable and scalable economic industries in our unique island environment that create prosperity for local people instead of for just a few heads of industry, many of them out-of-state owners.

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