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Small Hawaii SealDepartment of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Business Development & Support Division

2014-15 Calendar of Events

 

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Tokyo International Gift Show

September 3-5, 2014

Tokyo, Japan

DBEDT and over 50 Hawaii manufacturers will converge in the Hawaii Pavilion at the largest gift show in Asia. Interested vendors currently being recruited. Visit: Tokyo International Gift Show information page Contact: Milton Kwock at mkwock@dbedt.hawaii.gov

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Okinawa-Hawaii 30th Anniversary Sister State Planning Visit

September, 2014

Honolulu, HI

DBEDT and the Hawaii United Okinawa Association will use the visit by Okinawa Governor Hirokazu Nakaima and Okinawa officials to plan for the 30th anniversary of sister state relations that will be celebrated in 2015. Contact: Marlene Hiraoka at mhiraoka@dbedt.hawaii.gov

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Guangdong-Hawaii 30th Anniversary Sister State Planning Visit

September, 2014

Honolulu, HI

DBEDT will use the visit by Guangdong Governor Zhu Xiaodan and Guangdong officials to plan for the 30th anniversary of sister state relations that will be celebrated in 2015. Contact: Milton Kwock at mkwock@dbedt.hawaii.gov

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Study Hawaii Mission to Taipei and Beijing

October, 2014 (planned)

Taipei, Taiwan and Beijing, China

DBEDT and the Study Hawaii Consortium will promote Hawaii’s schools, colleges and universities to attract international students to study in Hawaii. Contact: Dennis Ling at dling@dbedt.hawaii.gov

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Honolulu Fashion Week/Hawaii Fashion Month

November 6-8, 2014

Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI

DBEDT, HONOLULU Magazine and the Hawaii Fashion Incubator will feature a European, American and Japanese designers who will collaborate with Hawaii talent to create limited edition, culturally-infused capsule collections. These collections will be unveiled and sold exclusively at the Hawaii Fashion Exchange, a collection of 50 pop-up shops featuring clothing and accessories created by local designers fashion shows. Contact: Marlene Hiraoka at mhiraoka@dbedt.hawaii.gov

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Surf Expo

January, 2015 (planned)

Orlando, FL

DBEDT and manufacturers of Hawaii’s resort, lifestyle and beach apparel; ocean sports equipment and accessories; and sports related consumables will bring their made in Hawaii products to the Caribbean, Latin American and European markets. Vendor interest now being taken. Contact: Jamie Lum at jlum@dbedt.hawaii.gov