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(HONOLULU – August 7, 2017) Ad 2 Honolulu is calling all interested non-profit organizations to apply for a FREE public awareness campaign this year. The selected organization will receive a year-long campaign that includes marketing, public relations, creative executions and advertising in television, radio, print, and web. Notably, past public service campaigns have reached values ...
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The Waianae Economic Development Council through its program, Made on the Waianae Coast, is hosting the workshop, “Financing Your Business”: Event Details Date: Friday, August 18, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Place: Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center – Kaahaaina Cafe The workshop will feature information on Small Business Administration and Office of Hawaiian ...
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In doing business internationally, culture is king. Learn how to understand the business culture of key markets like Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Canada. Also learn the keys to understanding a country’s culture and how it relates to doing business there. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, ...
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Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) kicked off the Study Hawaii Ambassador Program on July 20, 2017 at the Willow Restaurant. Yasuda Women’s University (YWU) is the first group be deputized an ambassador. YWU enrolled in the Hawaii English Language Program (HELP) of the University of Hawaii which developed a 6-month program called ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report on 07/19/2017, which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy. DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division (READ) created the report, while the Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) leads the state’s efforts for international student exchange. The report, ...
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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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Learn how to prepare for the Tokyo International Gift Show and how to convert promising new contacts into sales. Also included: proper business etiquette, understanding Japanese regulations, marketing, and building relationships. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their ...
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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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HONOLULU— For the sixth consecutive year, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is promoting Hawaii’s leading life science companies and research organizations at the annual BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the life sciences industry. The event will be held this year June 19 – 22, 2017 at the Convention ...
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From Capitol Connections If you’re a Hawai‘i small business owner like Isabella Hughes and Harrison Rice, you know you need all the friends you can get. But what if that friend was the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT)? And what if they told you they could help you leverage your business ...
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