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    State Effort to Lure Foreign Students WelcomePosted on April 22, 2014State Effort to Lure Foreign Students Welcome post thumbnail
    Link to Star Advertiser article By Diane Peters-Nguyen Apr 20, 2014 As the legislative session prepares to enter its final decision-making phase, particularly looking at where investments can be made to secure future economic development and diversification, our legislators would do well to consider the state Department of Business, Economic and Tourism (DBEDT)’s initiative to […]
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    Hawaii and Bali Officially Become SistersPosted on April 16, 2014Hawaii and Bali Officially Become Sisters post thumbnail
    Over 80 local and international government officials, business representatives and the Indonesian community in Hawaii joined Governor Neil Abercrombie during the signing of the Hawaii-Bali Sister-State relationship in the Executive Chambers on April 14, 2014. “What an auspicious occasion that brings us all together for the signing of Hawaii’s sister in the Pacific, the Province […]
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    Study Hawaii takes the Aloha State to the NAFSA Annual ConferencePosted on April 16, 2014Study Hawaii takes the Aloha State to the NAFSA Annual Conference post thumbnail
    DBEDT and Study Hawaii Educational Consortium will participate in the upcoming international educator exhibition and conference called NAFSA* taking place in San Diego from May 25-30, 2014. School representatives from ELS Language Centers Honolulu; Hawaii Community College; University of Hawaii at Hilo; Leeward Community College; UH Manoa HELP (Hawaii English Language Program); Hawaii Pacific University; Kapiolani Community College; Kauai Community College and UH Manoa Outreach College will be present to promote Hawaii as a premier learning destination.
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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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