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Updated: March 31, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline Extended to May 31, 2021

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness and the SBA is currently offering PPP loans until May 31, 2021.

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DBEDT Launches Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha Portal Site

We know local shoppers want to support small businesses and find the best made-in-Hawaii products. That’s why DBEDT created Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha, a one-stop online resource that makes it easy for shoppers to find local brands, all in one place. If you’re a Hawaii business owner, you can join for free — and it’s free for your customers to use, too!

Expand Your Sales with HiSTEP

Funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. SBA, HiSTEP assists Hawaii small businesses with their export development. The goal is to increase the number of small businesses that want to export as well as the value of exports for those small businesses that currently export.

Hawaii Defense Economy

Military-related spending in Hawaii is second only to tourism and contributes to thousands of jobs. DBEDT is committed to understanding the importance of DoD spending and to fostering resiliency efforts should DoD spending change.

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Community Based Economic Development (CBED)

CBED offers loans to eligible small businesses that support economic development in their communities. Also grants available to non-profits for technical assistance in applying for federal grants!

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“Launch Your E-Commerce” 2-Day Workshop Presented by VBOC and MBDAPosted on April 5, 2021
VBOC of the Pacific and the MBDA Enterprising Women of Color Business Center present the online workshop, "Launch Your E-Commerce". The workshop will be held over two days and cover the basics of getting started and launching, then promoting, your e-commerce capability.
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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline Extended to May 31, 2021Posted on March 31, 2021
An SBA-backed loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness. SBA is currently offering PPP loans until May 31, 2021. President Biden announced program changes to make access to PPP loans more equitable.
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Office of Senator Schatz Updates Shuttered Venue Operators GrantsPosted on March 23, 2021
The SBA will begin accepting applications for the Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) grant program on April 8. The December relief law provided $15 billion nationwide to a new SBA grant program for live venues impacted by the public health crisis.
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HPEC Presents: Find Growth Opportunities for Service Companies in ExportingPosted on March 17, 2021
The Hawai‘i Pacific Export Council invites you to a webinar to discover the growth potential in exporting for companies in the service sector.
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