Starting and Growing a Business in Hawaii


Hawaii encourages and invites imaginative, innovative, forward thinking entrepreneurs and investors with the vision and wisdom to appreciate and utilize our State’s wealth of resources. Through such energies, Hawaii seeks to expand and diversify its economic base, assuring for years to come a vibrant economy, healthy social structure and a quality of life second to none.

There is a wealth of resources available to assist Hawaii entrepreneurs in starting and growing a business. We have grouped these resources into the following sections.

  1. Hawaii Small Business Fairs
  2. Starting a Business: First Steps
  3. Business Incubators and Accelerators in Hawaii
  4. Permitting
  5. Business Planning
  6. Business Plan Outline
  7. Financing
  8. Manufacturing
  9. Exporting Basics
  10. Action Checklist