International Student Attraction

Hawaii’s educational assets will be promoted during a visit to Honolulu, Hawaii by representatives of the Beijing Association of Promoting Sci-Tech Education (BAPSTE) from April 11-18, 2015. The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) and Study Hawaii , a consortium of 20 educational programs, are leading the efforts to organize a customized schedule ...
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On the occasion of the start of the Chinese New Year, Governor David Ige expressed his congratulatory wishes to the people of Guangdong Province. 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of sister-state relationship between Hawaii and Guangdong Province. Committees from both Hawaii and Guangdong have been working on plans for interactive programs and ...
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The 2014 China Education Expo in Beijing, China, was the second stop of the Study Hawaii Education Mission. Organized by the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) in partnership with the Study Hawaii Educational Consortium, the mission promoted the State of Hawaii as the ideal destination for Chinese students seeking an international education.  ...
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The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) in collaboration with Study Hawaii, a consortium of public and private educational institutions, promoted studying in Hawaii opportunities during the 2014 Oh Study! International Education Expo in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 18 and 19 at the Taipei World Trade Center. During the two-day event, the Hawaii ...
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Hawaii is in the middle of the Pacific, so it’s not surprising that its universities attract students from Asia and the Pacific Islands. What may astonish you are the number of students who come here from Europe, the Mideast, Africa and other far-flung places.

Aloha brought to San Diego by Judy Ensing of UH Manoa and Pedro Faingnaert of UH Maui along with 18 members of the Study Hawaii educational consortium promoting for more international students in Hawaii.

As part of DBEDT’s initiative to increase the number of foreign students studying in Hawaii, DBEDT brought together Dr. Li-ling Liang, Director of the Education Division with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office (TECO) in Los Angeles to meet with Hawaii’s education officials.  Dr. Liang and Ms. Huichen Pan, senior TECO education officer, met with ...
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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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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.

The halls of the State Capitol were filled with students from around the world, as well as the educational institutions and programs that bring them here to study in Hawaii. “Study Hawaii Day” highlighted the positive impact that international students have on Hawaii’s economy and community, and showcased what Hawaii’s educational institutions and programs are ...
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