Alaska Small Business Development Center

Proud Highlight: Homer Whales!

August 2, 2017

Abigail Kokai had a dream of creating a “Wishing Whale” for the Homer Spit after being inspired by whale watching around Kachemak Bay. When a friend gave her a pair of jeans to repurpose, her dream became a reality as she began creating unique, soft-form, decor whales by hand. Incorporating recycled materials and delightful local touches showcase an underlying dedication to small businesses in the region and a commitment to being Made in Alaska. Though Homer is famously referred to as the “End of the Road,” with a spark of inspiration and creativity, HomerWhales is a business just getting started. Read more about the story! 

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