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Gain Insight on How to Succeed in the Japanese Market DBEDT is very pleased to partner with the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) on this seminar, where you will learn the latest Japanese consumer preferences and upcoming trends in fashion, food and gifts. The annual Hankyu Hawaii Fair attracts over 250,000 Japanese consumers over ...
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HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii and Goa, India, signed an agreement to enter into a sister-state relationship today. Gov. David Y. Ige, signed a historic agreement with delegates from Goa, a state in India, which is Hawaii’s first sister-state relationship with a jurisdiction in India. The Director of Art and Culture, Gurudas Pilarnekar, signed ...
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Understanding Opportunity Zones in Hawaii Opportunity Zones are a new federal tax incentive designed to attract private investment and stimulate economic growth in disadvantaged areas across the country—including neighborhoods in all of Hawaii’s counties. Enacted in Congress through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, this new incentive offers tax benefits to individuals and businesses ...
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HONOLULU – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced an award of $450,000 to continue the Hawaii State Trade Export Program (HiSTEP). Under the tag “Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha,” this program provides training, grants and tradeshows for companies looking to start exporting or increase their exports. “With the help of this program, we’ve seen our export ...
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HONOLULU, HI – The popular Hawaii Small Business Fair will be held on Saturday, August 4th at the campus of Honolulu Community College on Dillingham Boulevard. Themed “Launch Your Dreams into Reality,” this year’s fair features an amazing range of free workshops by local experts and authorities, many returning to the event to share the ...
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2018 Small Business Fair: “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” Sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), DBEDT and Honolulu Community College Honolulu Community College will host the 2018 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership with the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA). 18 workshops and ...
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Calling all Hawaii Made Products! Mana Up is now accepting applications for its second cohort. Mana Up is a 12-week product accelerator program focused on scaling Hawaii products globally and includes workshops, mentorship, access to sales channels, and training on growing e-commerce.  Apply now by deadline June 23rd or attend the information session on June 19th at Mana Up HQ by ...
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Announcing two great opportunities to provide your products with market exposure in high traffic areas: Taipei office located at the Taiwan World Trade Center visited by hundreds of buyers weekly. DBEDT Director’s Office display case viewed by local and international executives, officials and business persons. We are seeking samples for display: For applicable perishable items, ...
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The U.S. Commercial Service at the United States Consulate General in Montreal invites you to participate in a webinar on “How to Prepare for the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)” on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST. The webinar is targeted towards U.S. companies who are interested in selling ...
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HONOLULU—For the seventh consecutive year, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is promoting Hawaii’s leading life science companies and research organizations at the annual BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the life sciences industry. This year’s event will be held on June 4 – 7, at the Convention Center in ...
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