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DBEDT Community Economic Development Accelerator Grant OpportunityPosted on October 20, 2014DBEDT Community Economic Development  Accelerator Grant Opportunity post thumbnail
The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) Community-Based Economic Development (CBED) program has up to a $90,000 grant available for a nonprofit community-based organization exempt from federal income taxes to develop and implement a pilot economic development accelerator project. A community-based organization is defined as a membership-based, nonprofit corporation incorporated in the […]
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First Group of Hawaii Companies Announced for The Business of ExportingPosted on October 17, 2014First Group of Hawaii Companies Announced for The Business of Exporting post thumbnail
The Hawaii Pacific Export Council is extremely pleased to announce the Hawaii companies selected for The Business of Exporting program. Sponsored by the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT), The Business of Exporting is an eight-month series of seminars and other activities to build company operating performance for exporting. Each participating company receives […]
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October 3rd is Hawaii Manufacturing DayPosted on September 23, 2014October 3rd is Hawaii Manufacturing Day post thumbnail
This is a national awareness day of the importance of manufacturing to our economy. Hawaii has a strong tradition in manufacturing spanning such industries as food processing and apparel to name just a few. DBEDT supports the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and HTDC INNOVATE Hawaii in raising awareness and support for manufacturing in Hawaii! For […]
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Hawaii and Guangdong ReconnectPosted on September 23, 2014Hawaii and Guangdong Reconnect post thumbnail
On Saturday, September 20, 2014, Governor Neil Abercrombie met with Guangdong Province Governor Zhu Xiaodan who traveled to Hawaii to discuss plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our sister-state relationship. Over 75% of people living in Hawaii can trace their ancestral roots back to Guangdong Province. Governors Abercrombie and Zhu, along with Ambassador Liu […]
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