"Mana Up’s third cohort of 10 local companies includes seven led by women and five based on Hawaii Island. The businesses offer a mix of consumer goods – including food, fashion and home goods – aimed at locals, tourists and the worldwide market."
Jalene Kanani Bell is the owner and designer of Jalene Kanani Inc and founder of lifestyle brand NOHO HOME. She established her prowess in the textile industry creating carpet, wall covering, fabric and wood elements for large-scale projects including 1 luxury hotel, 2 corporate offices and 3 high end residences. Bell draws inspiration from her Native Hawaiian heritage and deep love of cultural artistry. Her designs showcase the depth and nuance of pacific island art through organic textures, artful layering and contemporary color ways. Bell's approachable interiors evoke the warmth of her island upbringing and offer a stylish, contemporary alternative to tropical home decor.