A trusted partner for Hawaii-based businesses.
businesses for 13 years
Founded in 2009, Tapiki is a local web development and mobile application development company located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Tapiki was created by Brian Dote, an experienced, patent-holding mobile application developer and former leadership team member at Apple that developed core iOS patents and technologies.
Tapiki started in 2009 when we realized local businesses needed web and mobile app development expertise that wasn’t easy to find here locally.
We create beautiful websites, custom web applications, mobile games, and mobile apps. We love helping businesses achieve their strategic goals through the innovative use of technology.
We have a deep understanding of local businesses, people, and culture coupled with our extensive experience in the technology and innovation industry.
We bring innovation to our local communities. The intersection of technology and education is a core passion of ours, and one we continue to actively participate in with local educators, schools, students, and our community partners.
Our Founder, Brian Dote
Tapiki was founded by Brian Dote, an experienced, patent-holding mobile application developer and former leadership team member at Apple that developed core iOS patents and technologies.
Formerly Brian was the Senior Vice President and Director of Mobile and Digital Commerce at Bank of Hawaii and the first Chief Innovation Officer at Mid-Pacific Institute.
Brian worked At Apple, Inc. where he led the MobileMe User Interface Engineering team and worked on the iPhone, MobileMe/iCloud, iTunes Music Store, iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, Motion, and OS X.
Brian was nominated as a Webby Honoree for web development work at Springfield Town Center in 2009.
In 2017, Brian was an honoree in Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the next 20, a list of 20 individuals in Hawaii whose talents, accomplishments, and potential set them apart as emerging leaders in Hawaii.