WHAT WE DO
We’re here to help you reach the Japanese market
Using digital marketing & advertising, e-commerce and public relations, we build and support businesses by using a data-driven approach and Japan’s online marketplaces.
THE JAPANESE MARKET
What Today’s Consumers are Shopping For
Digital spending continues to grow with ecommerce marketplaces such as Rakuten, Amazon and Yahoo Shopping. Japan is one of the world’s largest ecommerce markets.
Tell Your Story
We offer bilingual public relations and translation services to position your business in the best light. Leverage media outreach, email communications, influencer engagement and event coordination to share your story with meaning and impact.
Delivering Japanese Digital Marketing & Advertising
Data-Driven Bilingual Analysts, Strategists and Marketers
Founded in 2005, Hibiscus is a full-service, bilingual digital marketing and advertising agency based in Honolulu, Hawaii. With a client roster that includes local, national and global brands, we help businesses to achieve their goals while meeting the ever-changing needs of consumers in the Japanese market. From data analytics to strategic counsel, we’re here to help you increase demand for your business while maximizing your return on investment (ROI).
Impactful Communications. We use a variety of communications channels and tools to help you reach your audiences, whether your organization is B2B, B2C or both. Our bilingual team provides services in both Japanese and English.
Data-Driven Strategy. Using a data-driven analysis, we provide strategic direction to help you optimize your marketing, increasing consumer demand through e-commerce while maximizing your ROI in the Japanese market.
Drive Quality Traffic. Our coordinated digital marketing campaigns integrate search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click, retargeted display advertising and social media to build your brand in Hawaii and Japan.
Stronger Leads and Sales. With our analysis-forward approach, we create effective conversion funnels to convert website visitors to loyal customers, increasing purchases, reservations and quote requests.
2012 Winner of the AAF Pele Awards
2011 Winner of the AAF Pele Awards
2008 Winner of the AAF Pele Awards
Use data and analysis to better market to your audience.
Japanese Marketing & Translation
Double your e-commerce market share by communicating in Japanese.
Reach your audience through earned media, direct communication and influencer engagement.
Social Media Management
Develop an engaging social media presence.
Take your storefront from in-person to online.
Create a stronger web presence with a custom Wordpress or Shopify design.
Search Engine Optimization
Beat the competition on every search engine.
Digital Advertising Solutions
Leverage effective and cost-efficient online advertising models.
Past & Present
Business to Business / Service
Central Union Church
Eggs 'n Things
Hagadone Printing Company
Kloeckner Metals Corporation
Land Use Research Foundation Hawaii
Na Ho'ola Spa
Nella Media Group
Pacific Pipe Company
Prestige Valet Service
The Gellert Company
Wilson Care Group
Real Estate / Development
Associated Real Estate Advisors
Commercial Asset Advisors
Sky Ala Moana
The MacNaughton Group
The Park on Ke'eaumoku
Hotel & Resorts
Aqua-Aston Hotels & Resorts
Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort And Spa
Pacific Beach Hotel
Hawaii Visitor's & Convention Bureau
Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum
SeaHawaii – Eco-Marine Tours
Star of Honolulu
Collections of Waikiki
Island Soap & Candle Works
Kamehameha Shopping Center
King's Village Shopping Center
Pualeilani Atrium Shops at the Hyatt
Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry
Friends of Hawaii Robotics
Kihei Charter School
Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System
St. Anthony School
University of Hawaii
Bishop Street Law Group
Case Lombardi & Petit
D5 Law Office PLLC
Takitani, Agaran, Jorgensen, & Wildman, LLLP
Premier Medical Group Hawaii
Regenerative Medicine & Rehabilitation of Honolulu
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Nisei Veterans Memorial Center
Satok Hawaii Photography Japan
Watabe Wedding Japan
Ted is the founder and principal of Hibiscus. An award-winning, multi-disciplinary designer, programmer and digital strategist, he is passionate about creating effective marketing and advertising solutions through digital media. He has worked with clients from various industries and from around the world to deliver unique and creative marketing solutions to both their organizations and audiences. Ted was born in Japan, raised in New York and has been supporting businesses in Hawaii for nearly two decades.
Lead Content Strategist
Senior Web Engineer