Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
A Chat with Think Fast Improv
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Classes use fun and humor to teach skills valuable for both on stage and off. Classes are taught by the cast of Think Fast Improv, Hawaii's Favorite Unscripted Theater Company!
Do you provide any materials? What should your students expect to bring?
Wear pants or shorts and comfortable footwear to move around in. Also a jacket, we don't control the AC
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
After the theater we were trained at closed, Mr Aaron created Think Fast to keep unscripted theater alive and build the community up again.
What do you love most about your job?
Getting to see people remembering how to play then realizing afterwards that they've learned something great.