News

Billie K. Takaki Lueder, Director of Communications for Honolulu Community College, was interviewed by Howard Dicus on Hawaii News Now “Sunrise” on August 6, 2014. She highlighted that the event is for brand-new business owners or people seeking to start a business.Subjects to be taught include social media promotion to starting a food truck business ...
Read More

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is proud to sponsor the NEW PRODUCTS SHOWCASE at the Pikake Room at the 20th Annual Made in Hawaii Festival. This is the first year DBEDT is showcasing the newest companies in fashion, food and art. We aim to help grow them into larger companies that will create more jobs and a stronger economy in Hawaii.

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is proud to sponsor the NEW PRODUCTS SHOWCASE at the Pikake Room at the 20th Annual Made in Hawaii Festival. This is the first year DBEDT is showcasing the newest companies in fashion, food and art. We aim to help grow them into larger companies that will create more jobs and a stronger economy in Hawaii.

Overwhelming response to join the Hawaii Pavilion is due in large part to the impressive sales Hawaii participants reported in 2012 and 2013. The Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS) is one of DBEDT’s efforts to help Hawaii companies broaden their market reach in Japan.  While registration for this year is closed, sign up on our ...
Read More

The annual BIO International Convention, which took place last week in San Diego was a huge success for the Hawaii companies. DBEDT’s Business Development and Support Division (BDSD) organized a Hawaii Pavilion with six of Hawaii’s leading innovative life science companies: Hawaii Biotech, Pono Pharma, Cardax, Tissue Genesis, HNU-Nanopoint, and Eyegenix. Also participating were the ...
Read More

SAVE THE DATE! SAT 8/23/2014 2014 Hawaii Small Business Fair The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) will co-host the 2014 Hawaii Small Business Fair, “Launch Your Dreams into Reality.”

The annual BIO International Convention officially opened today, June 23rd in San Diego. DBEDT’s Business Development and Support Division (BDSD) and High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC)...

Going Global seminar

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 in Exporting, News

Going Global So you think you can export? The ABCs of exporting to the World Save the date: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Have you ever thought of growing your company by exporting overseas? Have you ever tried to trade overseas, but were confused by the regulations, language barriers and different ways of conducting business? If ...
Read More

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.