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Howzit Howard: Small business awards

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu District Office of Small Business Administration has announced the winners of its annual SBA Awards. Small Business Person of the Year on Oahu is Garrett Sullivan of Kaikor Construction.

On the Big Island, Al Mina and the Boenings of East Hawaii Veterinary Center. In Maui County, Brad Albert and Matias Besasso of Rising Sun. And on Kauai, Henry Lewis and Terrance Mann of Lewis & Mann Plastering.

The statewide Small Business Person of the Year is structural engineer Steve Baldridge, the man who taught me about the concept of progressive collapse. The statewide Entrepreneurial Award goes to Chul Kang of Sunset Chevron in Haleiwa. Family-owned small business awards go to Kerry Honda of Lanai's Pine Isle Market, Bill and Maureen Marrs of Ace Hardware Maui, Mitch Dodo of Dodo Mortuary on the Big Island, and Dale Nishiawa of Marcus & Associates on Oahu. I'm out of time and there are some more awards, but everyone will be honored at Hilton Hawaiian Village on April 30.

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