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Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) co-hosted the Small Business Fair, “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” on Saturday, October 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Chaminade University’s Henry Hall in Honolulu. More than 200 small business owners and entrepreneurs attended the free one-day event featuring 23 business-related workshops and one-on-one business ...
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The official kick-off of the inaugural Hawaii Fashion Month took place Tuesday night, October 1, at Ward Centers. This red carpet event featured new designs from Akihiko Izukura — a world-renowned natural fiber and textile artist who descends from a prestigious line of master silk weavers for the imperial family of Japan — were unveiled ...
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DBEDT’s sponsorship of the Governor’s Fashion Awards (GFA) on October 30 is the closing Signature Event of the inaugural Hawaii Fashion Month. With more than 300 guests from the fashion and business community, including HFM’s major sponsors and partners, it is a singular opportunity to celebrate and connect with the many faces that shape Hawaii ...
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DBEDT’s sponsorship of the Governor’s Fashion Awards (GFA) on October 30 is the closing Signature Event of the inaugural Hawaii Fashion Month. With more than 300 guests from the fashion and business community, including HFM’s major sponsors and partners, it is a singular opportunity to celebrate and connect with the many faces that shape Hawaii ...
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Attendee of the Tokyo International Gift Show

Tokyo International Gift Show

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 in News

42 Hawaii Companies, a Hula Halau and a Hawaii Cafe Invade Tokyo! The aloha spirit graced the 2013 76th Tokyo International Gift Show. 42 Hawaii companies representing food, fashion, culture and accessories exhibited in the Hawaii Pavilion. Thousands of buyers including wholesalers, retailers and importers experienced Hawaii’s flavorful and colorful array of products to be ...
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Hawaii Fashion Month Logo

Hawaii Fashion Month

Posted on Sep 19, 2013 in News

Promoting Hawaii as a fashion destination and strengthening the local industry.

Export University 303: Post Trip Seminar  Thursday, October 17th *Note: date change The Hawaii Pacific Export Council, through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, is pleased to announce an upcoming event specially designed for Hawaii companies interested in exporting ...
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Senator Hirono Partners to Promote Exports DBEDT took part in the Global Access Exporter Forum held on August 6, 2013, at the Blaisdell Center. The event, sponsored by U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono and the Export-Import Bank of the United States, was attended by more than 60 Hawaii small businesses who learned about the federal programs ...
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Eight Hawaii companies showcased their products at a pop-up event, “Yebisu Loves Hawaii” fair at the Mitsukoshi Department Store in Japan from July 17 to August 1, 2013. This invitation came during Hawaii’s recent participation in the JFW-International Fair in January 2013.

Eight Hawaii companies showcased their products at a pop-up event, “Yebisu Loves Hawaii” fair at the Mitsukoshi Department Store in Japan from July 17 to August 1, 2013. This invitation came during Hawaii’s recent participation in the JFW-International Fair in January 2013.