Founded in 2021, Alakoko is a community-based, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on increasing local sourcing, production, and accessibility for Kauai made products. We are Kauai's House of Makers. Through community partnerships and an innovative approach Alakoko assists with education and opportunities that strengthen Kaua'i small businesses. We believe stronger small businesses are key to a stronger community which provides higher quality of living for locals, better employment, and housing; all while keeping a more circular stream of wealth on island for our future generations.
Alakoko pays tribute to the hands that made the fishpond 600 years ago. Alakoko means “road of blood” and is the essence of the local entrepreneurs past and present who put their blood, sweat, and mana into creating something special.