Launch My Business


Now Recruiting for Launch My Business™ Cohort 11

February 7, 2018 - March 28, 2018

If you have a newer business in year 1 or 2 of operation, MCBL is now recruiting for Launch My Business™ Cohort 11. During this 7-week course, participants will learn how to design and develop a more profitable and sustainable business. Email for more information.

Introducing Launch My Business™ Start

February 13, 20, 27  5:30-7:30 pm

MCBL will be piloting a new program called Launch My Business™ Start. Focusing on the initial planning phase of starting a new business, participants will give shape to their ideas in order to turn their concept into a viable business. Email for more information.

program description

Launch My Business is a 7-week, 45-hour course that takes aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through a sequence of lessons designed to help them build their businesses, step by step, from the ground up. Our instructional approach incorporates visual aids, hands-on activities, one-on-one help, and ongoing review to reinforce understanding and retention from a seasoned and successful entrepreneur. Participants will be equpped with the knowledge and resources to turn their viable ideas into a competitive business enterprise.

Program Topics


  • Business Law
  • Management
  • Insurance
  • Taxes
  • Finance



  • Marketing                                      
  • Human Resources

  • Accounting

  • Economics

  • Product Development


key dates

 Summer (June 7-July 22), Fall (September 20-November 4), Spring 2018 (February 7-March 28)

Every Wednesday evenings (5:30-7:30pm) and Saturdays (10am-2pm).



  • Information that can be used to launch a new business, increase sales, improve management skills, write a business plan, and apply for financing

  • LMB binder containing participant’s notes, handouts, worksheets, and PowerPoint presentations

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Subject matter experts providing insight on topics requiring deeper exploration of financial, legal or technical issues

  • One free follow-up counseling session

  • Opportunity to participate in client showcases

  • Eligibility to participate in LMB Alumni program
    • 12 months of Alumni membership benefits
    • Business Plan review
    • Eligible for Business Success Story Feature
    • Discounts for training labs, counseling, & workshops
    • Discount for Wahine Forum Network Luncheons
    • Networking Events


$400 per person (financial assistance may be available).



To apply or for more info, call 808.695.2635 or email:

MCBL has helped me to focus my business plans and develop specific, attainable outcomes so that I can be more successful as a business leader. Their workshops, programs and one on one business counseling have been invaluable services. I highly recommend business owners or those considering starting a business or non-profit organization to utilize the great staff and resources at the MCBL!
— Le'a Minton, MSN, APRN, CNM is a Certified Nurse Midwife

LMB 2017 Cohort 8 & 9