HiSTEP 2019

HiSTEP

Expand your business to global markets through export development by participating in the Hawaii State Trade Export Program.

2018 TIGS

Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS)

APPLY NOW! Hawaii product manufacturers are invited to exhibit at the 2019 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS) from September 3-6, 2019, in the Hawaii Pavilion, Tokyo, Japan.

Enterprise Zones

Your business may be eligible for tax breaks and other benefits through Hawaii’s Enterprise Zones Partnership (EZ) Program.

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Opportunity Zones Program

Hawaii designated 25 census tracts as Opportunity Zones to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities.

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Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not LaterPosted on July 3, 2019
Jason Lott, Attorney Advisor, USPTO Trademark Educational Outreach, will speak about trademark basics: Difference between trademark, patent, copyright, domain name, and business name Key to creating a protectable trademark  Importance of a comprehensive trademark search Registering your trademark with the USPTO How to get free and reduced-price legal assistance Benefits of federal trademark registration DATE  […]
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Register Now for the 2019 HiSTEP Seminar: Marketing in KoreaPosted on May 28, 2019
Korea is the second largest export market in Asia for Hawaii products and is growing. Likewise, visitors to the islands from Korea increases year-on-year. In this seminar, we will introduce the fundamentals of marketing to this important export market. Producers of products and services alike will find useful information about Korea from our panel of […]
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Register Now for the HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Logistics and Shipping from Hawaii to Overseas MarketsPosted on May 14, 2019
Learn about how to get your product from Point A to Point B, and each of the places in between. This seminar will cover international shipping, packaging, insurance, logistics providers, dealing with customs, and more. Date & Time Thursday, June 13, 2019 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Seminar Program 11:00am  Pau & Networking Venue Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone […]
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More than 200 Attendees at the 2019 Small Business Fair!Posted on May 7, 2019
The 10th Annual Hawaii Small Business Fair was held this past Saturday at Leeward Community College. Each year the Small Business Fair proves itself the premier small business resource for Hawaii’s entrepreneurs, small business owners and those who dream of starting their own businesses. The one-day event brings together professionals to share insights, advice on […]
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