CBED

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 ...
Read More DBEDT on the Road – An Evening at Whitmore Village

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 ...
Read More Hawaii Coffee Association’s 24th Annual Conference & Cupping Competition

Waianae Small Business Symposium

Posted on Jul 24, 2019 in CBED, EZ, News

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 ...
Read More Waianae Small Business Symposium

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, ...
Read More Farmer Workshop – Enterprise Zones & HDOA Agriculture Loans

DBEDT will present a number of workshops explaining Opportunity Zones, a new federal tax incentive designed to attract long-term private investment and stimulate economic growth in disadvantaged areas across the country—including neighborhoods throughout Hawaii. The incentive offers tax benefits to individuals and businesses when they invest capital gains from a prior investment into Opportunity Funds ...
Read More DBEDT presents Opportunity Zones Workshops: Maui, Hawaii and Kauai

IR-2018-206, October 19, 2018 WASHINGTON —The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations and other published guidance for the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. Opportunity Zones, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, were designed to spur investment in distressed communities throughout the country through tax benefits. Under a ...
Read More Treasury, IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on New Opportunity Zone Tax Incentive

(HONOLULU – August 7, 2017) Ad 2 Honolulu is calling all interested non-profit organizations to apply for a FREE public awareness campaign this year. The selected organization will receive a year-long campaign that includes marketing, public relations, creative executions and advertising in television, radio, print, and web. Notably, past public service campaigns have reached values ...
Read More Ad 2 Honolulu Accepting Applications for 2017-2018 Public Service Campaign

HOʻOKUPAʻA – KANU ME KA LAULIMA KAKOU 5th Annual Conference on Community Development &Financing Monday, March 27, 2017 William S. Richardson School of Law The Purpose of the Conference As the demand for funding developments (i.e. capital improvement and energy projects) increases, traditional methods of capitalizing projects become increasingly inadequate. There are alternatives. By creatively ...
Read More 5th Annual Conference on Community Development & Financing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small, non-farm businesses in Hawaii County are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought in Hawaii County that began on April 5, 2016, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center ‑ ...
Read More SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Hawaii Small Businesses

Windward Community College has partnered with the State of Hawaii Ag Advisory Board and Dept. of Labor’s Workforce Development Division to offer specialized training and support to Oahu ag farmers, entrepreneurs and businesses. This course is for individuals interested in starting or have recently started an ag business (growing crops, value-added, CSA) to create an ...
Read More 0 Tuition Waiver Offered for “Creating and Sustaining an Ag Business in Hawaii” Course