Helping Business

The State of Hawaii Creative Industries Division, DBEDT is pleased to announce that we are partnering with the Honolulu Museum of Art to offer a weekend workshop titled “Centering Your Brand: Building You and Your Business Within Your Community.” The workshop will be presented by designer and Parsons School of Design Instructor Bliss Lau and ...
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Take the Small Business Credit Survey today! DBEDT is pleased to partner with the Federal Reserve System on their survey of existing and pre-start stage small business owners/managers. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to pick up on potential finance issues affecting small business and bring them ...
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DBEDT and the U.S. Census Bureau are co-sponsoring a free workshop, “Understanding Hawaii’s Economy Using Census Business Data,” which will demonstrate new tools to help industry analysts and entrepreneurs study historical trends to help business planning. They can answer such questions as what industries have the most new hires, how much do those workers earn, what are the ...
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It’s not always a straightforward process for businesses to learn how to export their products, but it definitely can be worth it, creating higher profit margins. Watch the KHON2 video for details. Now the state wants to help businesses by offering a new program: Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, known as HiSTEP, is built on ...
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Leeward Community College will host the Spring 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT).  The free one-day event will feature 29 workshops and over 30 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. Watch the Hawaii News Now video to ...
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HiSTEP – Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP-ERP) As part of the HiSTEP platform, DBEDT is offering the Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP – ERP), which are training programs with the goal of preparing Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export market development. Export University is an introductory program covering key export topics and open to all ...
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(Honolulu) – Leeward Community College will host the Spring 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). The free one-day event will feature 29 workshops and over 30 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. These free workshops and exhibits provide an opportunity ...
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On behalf of the U.S. Commercial Service, the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, and the County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, we would like to invite you to join us for a special seminar on exporting to Singapore and Southeast Asia! This seminar will feature Luanne Theseira, Commercial Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Local manufacturers are a vital part of the Hawaii community and make a significant contribution to the state and national economy. DBEDT through a number of its in-house and attached agency programs actively supports the growth and success of the manufacturing industry in Hawaii.  In celebration of the 2nd annual National Manufacturing Week INNOVATE Hawaii ...
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On September 30th the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii successfully held their second annual one day Small Business Academy in partnership with the City & County of Honolulu. Various business support organizations including DBEDT presented complimentary seminars designed to provide small businesses with information and tools needed to start, develop and grow their businesses. In addition ...
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