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  Date: August 6, 2016 Time: 7:30 am – 1:00pm Venue: Honolulu Community College, 874 Dillingham Blvd., Honolulu Register at: http://smallbizfair2016-2.eventbrite.com Honolulu Community College will host the Summer 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by DBEDT, on Saturday, August 6, 2016. This FREE one-day event will feature workshops and exhibitors from federal, state ...
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Consumers use yelp! to find you, and with 90 million monthly visitors via mobile and another 77 million unique visitors to the desktop site, it is a powerful tool to help grow your businesses. Hawaii SBDC is hosting guest speaker, John Carroll, the Manager of Local Business Outreach at yelp!, who will share the basics ...
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DBEDT successfully conducted the “Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha” matchmaking event on Monday, June 27, in Umeda, Osaka. Working with the Foreign Commercial Service team at the Osaka Consulate, as well as in conjunction with the International Division of the Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI), nearly 50 Japanese importers and distributors were introduced to eight ...
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A series of free census workshops will be held during the week of June 7, 2016. 

 On Oahu, a public hands-on census workshop sponsored by the Papa Ola Lokahi Census Information Center will be held on June 7, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the U.H. John A. Burns School of Medicine. Other workshops will be held on the island of Hawaii and the island of ...
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Connecting Local Business with Japanese Market Opportunities Learn about the exciting prospects for Hawaii companies in the Japanese market directly from country representatives and business leaders! Hear from experts at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and experienced local businesses on where the best opportunities exist, how to do business effectively, avoid common pitfalls, and connect ...
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. ...
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By Timothy Hurley, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Posted May 03, 2016 Gov. David Ige joined U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono on Monday in urging the release of emergency federal funding that could bring hundreds of thousands of dollars to Hawaii to prevent a major Zika virus outbreak.“We really need to let the public know this is not something ...
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Published Monday, May 2nd 2016, 7:26 am HST By Howard Dicus, Business Reporter HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii Biotech, developer of molecular vaccines for West Nile virus and dengue fever, has begun working on one for the Zika virus. “We made the decision to start work now,” Hawaii Biotech CEO Dr. Elliott Parks said on Sunrise, “because ...
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82nd Tokyo International Gift Show September 7-9, 2016 Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight), Tokyo, Japan The Tokyo International Gift Show is the largest international trade show in Japan with over 2,500 companies marketing gifts, consumer goods and accessories to over 200,000 domestic and international buyers. 54 Hawaii companies participated at last year’s show ...
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Creative Lab Hawaii Call for Submissions: Monday, April 11 to Friday, May 6, 2016 What: Web-Series – Producers Immersive: June 6 to June 10, 2016Mobile Game App – Producers Immersive: June 13 to June 17, 2016 Where:The Modern Honolulu, Honolulu, HI Interested?Contact creativelab808@gmail.com Need more info?Go to: www.creativelab.hawaii.gov View the event flyer.