Hamakua Incubator Kitchen and Crafts Inc
Arts & Culture, Sports, Economic Development
PO Box 302 43-964 Paaulo Mill Rd
Hamakua Incubator Kitchen and Crafts (HIKC) was founded in 1994 following the closure of the primary employer on the Hamakua coast of the island of Hawaii.
The community envisioned a future of
1. Locally owned businesses: HIKC provides a place where entrepreneurs can operate a food business with minimal investment. HIKC nurtures these businesses by providing individual counseling, education, and marketing assistance.
2. Diversified agriculture: Food and craft products add value to agricultural produce.
3. Community Involvement: Community groups can prepare food for community events at HIKC. HIKC actively participates in other community groups and in community events.