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    Preliminary Discussion for 30th Anniversary Celebration of Sister State RelationshipPosted on April 1, 2014Preliminary Discussion for 30th Anniversary Celebration of Sister State Relationship post thumbnail
    2015 will mark the 30th anniversary of sister state relationship between the State of Hawaii and Guangdong Province, China An advance team, led by Madame Su Caifang, Deputy Director General of the Guangdong Provincial Foreign Affairs Office, met with Bruce Coppa, Governor’s Chief of Staff. Madame Su and her delegation traveled to Honolulu to discuss […]
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    Large Impact of Small Business Demonstrated at Entrepreneurs’ Day at the CapitolPosted on March 7, 2014Large Impact of Small Business Demonstrated at Entrepreneurs’ Day at the Capitol post thumbnail
    Over 120 entrepreneurs, along with several companies and government agencies that support them, converged on the State Capitol on March 5th for the HI Growth Entrepreneurs’ Day at the Capitol. For the second year in a row, DBEDT gathered these businesses in a show of support for DBEDT’s HI Growth Initiative, the strategy to grow […]
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    Hawaii Companies report $4 Million in Projected Sales at the 2013 Tokyo International Gift ShowPosted on February 27, 2014Hawaii Companies report $4 Million in Projected Sales at the 2013 Tokyo International Gift Show post thumbnail
    Hawaii exhibitors reported increased sales at the 2013 Tokyo International Gift Show. The Hawaii Pavilion was a feast for the senses as 42 Hawaii companies showcased their attractive Hawaii made products to over 200,000 industry buyers in last September’s Tokyo International Gift Show. The Hawaii Pavilion was organized by DBEDT, with funding support from a […]
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    Record Participation in the “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” Hawaii Small Business FairPosted on February 27, 2014Record Participation in the “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” Hawaii Small Business Fair post thumbnail
    Honolulu – On Saturday, February 22, 2014, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) co-hosted the 2014 Hawaii Small Business Spring Fair, “Launch Your Dreams Into Reality” at Leeward Community College in Pearl City. The free one-day event featured more than 30 workshops and exhibits from Federal, State and local agencies and participating […]
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    Celebrating International Students & EducationPosted on February 18, 2014Celebrating International Students & Education post thumbnail
    The halls of the State Capitol were filled with students from around the world, as well as the educational institutions and programs that bring them here to study in Hawaii. “Study Hawaii Day” highlighted the positive impact that international students have on Hawaii’s economy and community, and showcased what Hawaii’s educational institutions and programs are […]
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    Annual BIO International ConventionPosted on February 18, 2014Annual BIO International Convention post thumbnail
    Once again the State of Hawaii will participate in the BIO International Convention. This event brings thousands of life science leaders from 60+ countries together for one week of intensive, networking activities where new opportunities are identified and promising partnerships begin. This year BIO will take place from June 23-26, 2014 in San Diego. DBEDT […]
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    New Beijing Office Director Takes OverPosted on February 10, 2014New Beijing Office Director Takes Over post thumbnail
    DBEDT has appointed Gordon Zhang as the new Executive Director of the Beijing Office. He will lead the State’s effort in China to increase the number of international students studying at Hawaii’s colleges and universities, and high-schools. He recently opened the State’s “Education Services Center” at the Beijing Office. Gordon has 12 years of experience […]
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