Better Business Bureau 2013

HONOLULU – Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau® (BBB), the leader in advancing marketplace trust, has announced the finalists of its 2013 BBB Torch Awards program.

“The BBB Torch Awards program celebrates businesses and public charities that demonstrate and maintain solid commitment to high standards for trust and accountability,” said Dwight Kealoha, chief executive officer of Hawaii’s BBB.“This year’s finalists reflect our mission as leaders in advancing trust in Hawaii’s marketplace. We honor their dedicated efforts toward an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers, and charities and donors can trust each other.”

Henk Rogers, founder of Blue Startups and Darren Kimura, CEO of Sopogy, will participate in a panel on Innovation and Ethics prior to the luncheon.

This interactive panel discussion led by, John Webster, Director of the Hogan Entrepreneurial Program at Chaminade University will engage the audience and talk about these entrepreneurs business philosophies and the future of business in Hawaii.

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Darren T. Kimura speaking at Better Business Bureau Torch AwardsDarren T. KimuraBetter Business Bureau Hawaii

Panel at Better Business Bureau Hawaii Event