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2014-15 Calendar of Events


Honolulu Fashion Week/Hawaii Fashion Month

November 6-9, 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. For the latest information, please click here.


Surf Expo

January 8-10, 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.

Vendor interest is being taken until 12 noon, Friday, October 17, 2014 Contact: Jamie Lum at jlum@dbedt.hawaii.gov


Hawaii Small Business Fair: Launch Your Dreams Into Reality

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Leeward Community College, Pearl City, HI

DBEDT and small business service providers present business workshops and exhibits to help entrepreneurs launch their dreams into reality. See what happened at the August Fair. Contact: Wayne Thom at wthom@dbedt.hawaii.gov