Catch a Wave Business Competition Application
Join us for the 3rd Annual Catch a Wave Business Competition right here on Kauai happening Saturday April 25th at Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion in Kilauea! Local small businesses will be selected to present in front of a panel of judges as well as an audience of investors and Kauai locals. Winners will be chosen and given prizes.

Last year’s winner got over $7,500 in grants as well as other prizes! This year’s prizes are still being finalized.

Please fill out the application below to enter. Following the close of applications on March 10th, the Catch A Wave Application Review Committee will choose which companies are selected for interviews. Following the interviews, finalists will be selected to present at the event. The information you provide will be kept private to the Catch A Wave Application Review Committee and will not be shared.

Below is last year’s explainer video (We’re still working on this year’s) and last year’s wrap-up video of the finale.
Email *
Catch A Wave 2019 Explainer Video
Catch A Wave 2019 Finale Wrap-Up Video
Business/Organization Name *
Presenter(s) Name(s) *
Primary Location of Business *
Business Website
What is the purpose of your business? *
# of Employees, including yourself *
What was your annual revenue (before expenses) for each of the last five years? If you haven't been in business for 5 years, what was your annual revenue for each year your company has been operating? *
Do you have a business license? *
Who is your target market? (i.e. - Age, Gender, Income, Location, Interest) *
What need does your business satisfy? *
How satisfied are you with your business? *
Very Unsatisfied
Very Satisfied
Tell Us about your passion for this business *
Tell Us a story about overcoming struggle related to your business? It could be something you overcame that drove you to start this business, or a time you faced struggle in your business. *
What are your goals for the business in 1 year? 3 years? 5 years? *
What do you need to take your business to the next level? And why haven't you done this? *
If you are looking for money, how much money are you looking for and what would it be used for?
What are your greatest challenges in your business? *
What makes your business or product unique? *
What are your strengths as a business owner? *
What are your weaknesses or barriers as a business owner? *
How do you and/or your business impact the Kauai community? *
How did you hear about the Catch A Wave Business Competition?
Contact Person *
Contact Phone Number *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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