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By Web Staff, KHON2 Published: November 22, 2017, 10:59 am  Updated: November 22, 2017, 11:26 am Right now, there are more than 122-thousand small businesses registered in Hawaii — employing more than 260-thousand people! But many fail in the first few years – especially when trying to grow their business beyond our waters. But a special program is about ...
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Thinking about trying to sell your good and services to the Federal, State or County government?  The Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can help!  The Hawaii SBDC was recently awarded a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) subcontract from Hiʻilei Aloha and the Defense Logistics Agency, which is part of the Department of Defense. Initially ...
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Last September, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) organized two Hawaii Investment Seminars in Tokyo (September 8) and in Sapporo (September 11). These seminars, planned and organized with JETRO’s support, are one concrete result of DBEDT and the U.S.-Japan Council’s (USJC) Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit that ...
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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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Attend the 2018 HiSTEP Kick-Off Seminar! Participate in HiSTEP and grow your international export business! Please join us to learn more about the 2018 Hawaii State Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP. The program is designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their export business in markets around the world.       ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the Study Hawaii Educational Consortium, an organization of 28 public and private schools, colleges and universities dedicated to increasing the enrollment of international students in Hawaii, announces a press and media tour of six journalists from Asia, Europe and South America.  Journalists from ...
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On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) hosted the Small Business and Entrepreneur Resource Fair at the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement’s (CNHA) 16th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel & Resort – themed Aloha Lahui, celebrating our love for the nation and collective ...
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Pre-register to be part of the most effective domestic trade shows with the best fit for made-in-Hawaii products. Space is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. To sign up complete the 2018 Hawaii Pavilions (HiSTEP-HP) Application. Note: final acceptance for participation is subject to DBEDT approval.         ...
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DBEDT has partnered with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) to organize two seminars in Japan to introduce Hawaii’s business climate and support ecosystem to Japanese companies seeking to expand to Hawaii and beyond. The objectives of the seminars were to attract Japanese companies in the service and manufacturing industries and demonstrate the potential of not ...
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HONOLULU – Seventy-three companies represented Hawaii at the 2017 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS). This year marks the sixth consecutive year that the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) organized a Hawaii Pavilion at TIGS, which was held September 6-8, 2017, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight). This year, the ...
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