February 20, 2016
Leeward Community College, Pearl City, HI
Contact: Wayne Thom at email@example.com
DBEDT competed for and was awarded two grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration totalling over $1.1 million for the Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion (HiSTEP) Program. Under the HiSTEP program, DBEDT organized participation at 9 overseas and international trade shows and missions, assisting 104 Hawaii small businesses with marketing, training and subsidies, and increasing Hawaii exports by $14.35 million. See Upcoming Events for more STEP funded trade shows, missions and training sessions planned for the future.