We asked some of the city’s hidden gems to tell us about what they feel is the most important factor behind their success.

Courtney Coleman | Hilo Ministries Co-Founder and Director

Jesus is the most important factor. My relationship with Him changed everything. He marked my life! I truly gave my life to Him and said YES. Whatever He asks I will say yes. I asked Him to break my heart for what breaks HIs and the rest is history! Read more>>

Matthew Nicholas | President – Nico Logistics LLC

I think we can contribute a lot of our success to our willingness to put in the hard work when times are both tough and when things are going great. Every business goes through ups and downs and its our consistent effort and determination to keep growing, adapting, and adhering to our customers needs during those times that help contribute to our success. Of course the support from our partners, vendors, clients, and our faith are instrumental to the growth and success of our brand as well. Read more>>

Codi Wiener | OB/Gyn

The true desire to do what I do. To really care about my patients and their successes. Read more>>

Tonia Griffin | Founder Khambrel Foundation, Kindness Ambassador and Changemaker

It is my sincere desire to serve others, promote change, and make a dramatic difference in this lifetime. Collaborating with others with similar mission to Khambrel Foundation and providing in-kind resources has been the key to the success of Khambrel Foundation and community partnerships. Read more>>