Hawaii Management, a management group headed by Richard
and William K. Richardson
is the General Partner of HMS Investments, HMS Investments II, HMS Hawaii and
HMS Hawaii III.
HMS Hawaii Management’s offices are in Honolulu. HMS Hawaii Management
is a California-style venture firm committed to achieving superior returns
and building strong long-term companies that create wealth and careers.
We make venture capital investments in start-up, emerging and established companies
with a preference for early-stage Hawaii-based companies and later-stage non-Hawaii-based
Our preference is to look for portfolio companies that capitalize on
Hawaii’s strengths, in telecommunications, health & wellness, biotechnology,
dual use (military technology adapted to civilian use) and ocean, earth and
We have a strong presence in the Hawaii, national and international markets,
a wide industry network and excellent relationships within the venture capital
We know it takes more than money to make portfolio companies successful -
especially in an emerging market such as Hawaii. We work closely with our network
of financial, management and technical experts to nurture our companies and
grow them into successful businesses. We believe in building value.