Buy Hawaii Give Aloha

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT DIVISION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LUIS P. SALAVERIA DIRECTOR DENNIS T. LING ADMINISTRATOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 13, 2017 DBEDT Launches 2018 HISTEP Export Promotion Program HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announces the launch of the 2018 ...
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The 2017 Hankyu Hawaii Fair kicked off on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Hankyu Umeda Main Store in Osaka. This year, the Fair brings together 77 companies gathered in a North Shore-like marketplace-setting, for companies to sell food, apparel, jewelry, and art from Hawaii. Some Hawaii companies like Ola Tropical Apothecary, Lauren Roth Art, ...
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For the second year, DBEDT organized a Hawaii Pavilion at the 2016 Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Gift Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Supported in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, DBEDT recruited 14 Hawaii companies to the 4-day show which was attended by almost 4,000 U.S. and ...
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DBEDT successfully conducted the “Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha” matchmaking event on Monday, June 27, in Umeda, Osaka. Working with the Foreign Commercial Service team at the Osaka Consulate, as well as in conjunction with the International Division of the Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI), nearly 50 Japanese importers and distributors were introduced to eight ...
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For the second year in a row, the State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) has sponsored the Pikake Room at the annual Made In Hawaii Festival (MIHF). Held at the Neal Blaisdell Center, this year’s 21st annual Festival attracted a record-breaking 45,000 visitors over the 3-day span of August 21 – 23, ...
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