Why Invest in Hawaii?

Invest Hawaii LogoHawaii warmly welcomes businesses seeking to invest here, providing generous incentives for establishing operations in the state.

Our unique geographic location enables an advantageous time zone and ideal weather all year-round. Investing companies and their employees will benefit from the high quality of life and multi-cultural environment that Hawaii offers.

Please see below the various Economic Opportunities, Assets, 11 Reasons to do Business in Hawaii, Tax Incentives and Credits, and Business Incentives from which investors would benefit. For details on investing in Hawaii or establishing your business in Hawaii, please contact Mark Ritchie at mark.j.ritchie@dbedt.hawaii.gov.

  1. Economic Opportunities
  2. Assets
  3. 11 Reasons to do Business in Hawaii
  4. Tax Incentives and Credits
  5. Business Incentives


Hawaii was Featured in the December Issue of United Airlines’ Hemispheres Magazine, Dossier. Hawaii is the focus of a multi-page special section in the December issue of Hemispheres, the in-flight magazine of United Airlines. Dossier, Hemispheres’ Economic Development series, features Hawaii’s unique initiatives that shape the state’s industry and commerce, as well as its influence on today’s global economy.