Okinawan sweet potatoes grown in Hawaii will soon be used to make a popular Japanese spirit known as Shochu. Ken Hirata aims to be one of the few shochu makers outside of Japan and is working to set up a distillery and farm on Oahu.
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SBA awards $485,719 to DBEDT to assist Hawaii small businesses to grow export sales and enter new international markets. “The primary goal of the program is to expand and elevate the status and value of export-oriented programs in economic development organizations throughout Hawaii and thereby grow Hawaii’s productive, innovative and competitive edge in the world which developing a new culture of exporting,” said Richard Lim, DBEDT Director.