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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BDSD Email Signup

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News

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DBEDT on the Road – An Evening at Whitmore VillagePosted on August 6, 2019
The Community Based Economic Development (CBED) program of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), in partnership with the Hawaii Farm Bureau, the Department of Agriculture and Pineapple Crate, presented a workshop for farmers on July 31, 2019. Wayne Thom, CBED Manager, presented useful information about CBED’s Mirco Loan Program and the Enterprise […]
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Hawaii Coffee Association’s 24th Annual Conference & Cupping CompetitionPosted on July 24, 2019
In collaboration with the Hawaii Farm Bureau, DBEDT’s Community-Based Economic Development (CBED) Program and Enterprise Zone (EZ) Program will take part as an exhibitor at the Hawaii Coffee Association’s 24th Annual Conference and Cupping Competition to be held on July 25, 2019 through July 27, 2019 at the Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii. The conference […]
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Waianae Small Business SymposiumPosted on July 24, 2019
In collaboration with the Waianae Economic Development Council, DBEDT’s Community-Based Economic Development (CBED) Program and Enterprise Zone (EZ) Program will take part as an exhibitor and conduct a workshop for small business financing and Hawaii Enterprise Zone benefits at the Waianae Small Business Symposium to be held on July 27, 2019 at the Kamehameha Schools […]
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Farmer Workshop – Enterprise Zones & HDOA Agriculture LoansPosted on July 24, 2019
The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), in partnership with the Hawaii Farm Bureau (HFB), State Department of Agriculture (DOA) and Pineapple Crate, are conducting a free workshop that will provide information to help new and established agricultural businesses become more aware of financial resources and technical assistance available to them through DBEDT, […]
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