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Shop Small Business Saturday

Shop Small, Shop local!  Join the movement and discover more of the high quality, unique finds and yummy surprises in Hawaii’s local shops! 

Small businesses can jump into this project that traces its roots in the shopping tradition founded by American Express in 2010 to celebrate the small business & communities we love and live in! SBA is now an official, national sponsor. Sign up & plan specials to wow your customers, neighbors & even competitors.

According to the 2016 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, more than 112 million consumers reported shopping at a small business on Small Business Saturday, a 13% increase over the previous year. The same survey reported that more than 72% of consumers are now aware of the Small Business Saturday initiative. Learn more!

You’ve got lots of choices and we are just getting started!  Take a peek at what’s buzzing for small businesses, services and restaurants:

·  Start marketing today!

· See over 140 businesses and prizes! 

· Get an Owners Shop Small Kit!


MCBL, Hawaii SBDC Network, SBA, Veterans Business Outreach Center, Maui’s Mayors Office of Economic Development, local Chambers & other business champions are teaming up with small businesses across Hawai'i to promote shopping small this holiday season starting with “Shop Small Business Saturday”.

Find a Community Champion near you or become one!

The site features a calendar of events offering educational training, workshops & promotions presented by the various business resource partners. We encourage merchants to register on-line & help promote Shop Small Saturday through social media contests that award merchant prizes to participating customers.