HiSTEP 2019

HiSTEP

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

starting and growing a business in Hawaii

Starting and growing a business in Hawaii

There is a wealth of resources and programs available to assist Hawaii entrepreneurs with starting and growing a business such as small business fairs and business accelerators.

Enterprise Zones

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

2018 International Student Fact Sheet

International Student Attraction

Hawaii’s International Student Attraction creates $498 million in total economic output, including $38.2 million in state taxes generated.

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New Deadline to Apply for SBA Disaster LoansPosted on January 9, 2019
Sacramento, California – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Hawaii private nonprofit organizations of the February 8, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred April 13-16, 2018. Private nonprofits […]
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One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster LoansPosted on December 28, 2018
Sacramento, California – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center – West today reminded Hawaii businesses and residents of the January 22, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by Hurricane Lane, including wildfires and floods in Hawaii and Maui counties […]
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HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Scaling Up Your Business Operations for ExportingPosted on December 19, 2018
As Hawaii companies expand into global markets, attention needs to be paid to meeting increased orders (manufacturing) and establishing procedures to service customers overseas. Learn what to do when your business receives a large order and needs to ramp up your production capabilities. The Innovate Hawaii team presents concrete details in a step-by-step process that […]
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Exporting of Agricultural ProductsPosted on December 11, 2018
The Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC) and the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture are pleased to present our upcoming event: Exporting of Agricultural Products. Hawaii’s exports of agriculture are an important and growing part of our local economy. Join us for this exciting seminar to learn about topics that exporters should be thinking about, including […]
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