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The recently passed Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act authorized a community economic development program called the Opportunity Zones Program. This new program provides incentives for investors to re-invest unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds in exchange for temporary tax deferral and other benefits. The Opportunity Funds will then be used to provide investment capital ...
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Is the world passing you by as competitors expand abroad? Convinced foreign buyers would love your product – if only they knew? Concerned about cost, complexity or risk? We can provide the help and guidance you need. During World Trade Month (May), federal agencies bring you this FREE four-part webinar series to help you go global. Download ...
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Reginald “Regi” Perry, managing member of Barbers Point Aviation Services, LLC, was named the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Hawaii by the U.S. Small Business Administration Hawaii District Office. Perry will represent the State of Hawaii at the celebration of National Small Business Week in Washington, D.C. from April ...
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The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) is recruiting Hawaii companies to exhibit in the Hawaii Pavilion in the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, Colorado Convention Center, in Denver, Colorado, July 23-26, 2018. Outdoor Retailer is the nation’s largest tradeshow in the outdoor industry drawing more than 46,000 attendees from around the world. It ...
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Tokyo Exporting Study Tour

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in News

Are you ready for exporting to Japan? DBEDT is planning a study tour to Tokyo, September 3 – 7, 2018. The objectives are to prepare Hawaii companies that are new-to-export to enable them to exhibit at future Hawaii Pavilions and be able to book orders and close sales. By actually traveling to Tokyo, study tour ...
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The Beijing Office and Taipei Office of DBEDT organized a Journalist’s Mission to Hawaii, the mission included a delegation of 15 journalists from two different destinations who visited schools on the Islands of Maui and Oahu from February 3-11, 2018. Working with the Study Hawaii Educational Consortium, an organization of 28 public and private institutions ...
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XLR8HI presents: Financials & Funding Fundamentals Workshop! Take a deep dive into startup finance with this 4-week interactive course that covers everything you need to know about the financial aspects of running a startup or small business. Topics include: Unit Economics, Valuation, Investor Perspectives, Financial Statements, and more! Learn more at xlr8hi.com. When   Wednesdays, April 25th – ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is looking for companies to showcase their Hawaii-made products at the Autumn 2018 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS).  The event will be held from Sept. 4-7, 2018, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight). This will be the seventh consecutive year that ...
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The United States welcomes investors of all sizes, including established multinationals, small or medium-sized enterprises, and high-growth startups. The SelectUSA Investment Summit brings the diversity of the United States together under one roof – enabling any business to find the people, the resources, and the market it needs to be successful. Participants at the first ...
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A Business Check-Up Workshop will be presented by David Gillespie: Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Venue: Kapiolani Community College, Manono Building, Room 104 Cost is FREE, but you must Register on Eventbrite. This workshop will provide you with tools, methods and probing questions to check up on how your ...
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