Enterprise Zones

The Hawaii Island New Farmer Expo will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This all-day event will take place at the Gates Performing Arts Center at Hawaii Preparatory Academy in Waimea. We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker, John Caverly, better known as Ginger John, owner of Onomea Farm and Sweet Cane Cafe who ...
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Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods (HLH) specializes in the preservation of Koa wood and is one of the largest replanting projects of its kind. Developing a new kind of renewable forestry, HLH is just one of the businesses currently enjoying the benefits of a partnership with Enterprise Zones (EZ). Under the Department of Business, Economic Development and ...
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Windward Community College has partnered with the State of Hawaii Ag Advisory Board and Dept. of Labor’s Workforce Development Division to offer specialized training and support to Oahu ag farmers, entrepreneurs and businesses. This course is for individuals interested in starting or have recently started an ag business (growing crops, value-added, CSA) to create an ...
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By: Chelsea Cooper and Dean Pescador, Hogan Entrepreneurial Program As we arrived an hour early at the Mulvadi coffee factory, we were greeted by Mulvadi’s friendly staff.  Steven Mulgrew, owner of the company and President was more than happy to meet up with us.  His lively spirit flowed through him while he graciously offered us ...
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Hawaii Enterprise Zones Success Story – Eskimo Candy, Inc.By: Jasmine Cho and Dane Malinovich, Hogan Entrepreneurial Program “Everyone matters!” That is a part of the formula that has made Jeffry Hansen, owner of Eskimo Candy Inc., successful for many years. Eskimo Candy may sound familiar to big and small businesses that buy wholesale seafood and ...
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Hilo, Hawaii, May 22, 2015 – State Director Chris J. Kanazawa today announced that $30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines. Funding will be made available through USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program.   “The Value Added Producers Grant (VAPG) program not only enables farmers and ranchers with ...
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Hawaii Enterprise Zones Partnership Program         Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m Venue: Maui Arts & Cultural Center Haynes Meeting RoomAddress: One Cameron Way, Kahului 96732     Is your company currently enrolled in the Enterprise Zones (EZ) program? If not are you interested in reducing your ...
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Hawaii Enterprise Zones Success Story So Ono Food Products, LLC By: Chelsea Cooper and Dean Pescador, Hogan Entrepreneurial Program You’re at the supermarket staring at the delicious-looking pineapples, only to come across one of the greatest grocery shopping dilemmas: Do I pick the goldest looking one? Should I thump them to make sure it sounds ...
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The 3rd Annual Conference on Community Development & Financing (Kanu Me Ka Laulima Kakou) was held on March 23 and 24 at Windward Community College. This conference is a forum for addressing the many needs of businesses and communities, non-profit organizations, and Hawaiian Homestead communities, particularly as regards project financing and capital fundraising. Mark Ritchie, ...
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Notice Of Public Hearing

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Enterprise Zones, News

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO STATE ENTERPRISE ZONES Notice is hereby given that the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, will hold a public hearing as follows: December 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.DBEDT250 South Hotel Street, Room 436 ...
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