Vendor Application

The Pop-Up Mākeke is returning for a third season!

The last two seasons generated more than $2 million in sales and sold over 100,000 products. With a customer base in the tens of thousands from around the world, to new partnerships with Amazon and Shopify, the Pop-Up Mākeke is ready raise the bar.

New Criteria:

To fulfill customer demand and reduce processing time, the Pop-Up Mākeke is looking to purchase 90% of its inventory at wholesale (this is typically 50% off the retail price), the remaining 10% of its inventory will be on consignment.  There will be no fee for those participating in either category, however, if selected, vendors must commit and satisfy the criteria below:

  • Devote 4 hours to a free business development course hosted by CNHA – click here to learn more; and
  • Be a registered business in good standing in the state of Hawaii; and
  • Products must have a connection to Hawaii; and
  • Meet the minimum quality numbers; and the ability to restock inventory in a timely manner ; and
  • Provide proof of retail product value(s); and
  • All products must have a high resolution photo; and
  • All products must have a written description which includes but is not limited to: core features, dimensions/weight, unique value proposition; and
  • All products must have a barcode; and
  • Products must be individually packaged

Prohibited:

  • Products larger than 18"x14"x8" and/or weighing over 10lbs will not be accepted
  • No dangerous or prohibited products (drugs, CBD, weapons, etc...)
  • Any items with an expiration date must have at least 90 days before that date

Submitting this application does not mean you will automatically be selected.  Vendors will be chosen by an internal committee looking for products that represent Hawaii’s diversity and aligned to Pop-Up Mākeke mission and brand.  If you are approved, you will receive an email confirmation.