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Connecting Local Business with Japanese Market Opportunities Learn about the exciting prospects for Hawaii companies in the Japanese market directly from country representatives and business leaders! Hear from experts at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and experienced local businesses on where the best opportunities exist, how to do business effectively, avoid common pitfalls, and connect ...
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. ...
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By Timothy Hurley, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Posted May 03, 2016 Gov. David Ige joined U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono on Monday in urging the release of emergency federal funding that could bring hundreds of thousands of dollars to Hawaii to prevent a major Zika virus outbreak.“We really need to let the public know this is not something ...
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Published Monday, May 2nd 2016, 7:26 am HST By Howard Dicus, Business Reporter HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii Biotech, developer of molecular vaccines for West Nile virus and dengue fever, has begun working on one for the Zika virus. “We made the decision to start work now,” Hawaii Biotech CEO Dr. Elliott Parks said on Sunrise, “because ...
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82nd Tokyo International Gift Show September 7-9, 2016 Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight), Tokyo, Japan The Tokyo International Gift Show is the largest international trade show in Japan with over 2,500 companies marketing gifts, consumer goods and accessories to over 200,000 domestic and international buyers. 54 Hawaii companies participated at last year’s show ...
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Creative Lab Hawaii Call for Submissions: Monday, April 11 to Friday, May 6, 2016 What: Web-Series – Producers Immersive: June 6 to June 10, 2016Mobile Game App – Producers Immersive: June 13 to June 17, 2016 Where:The Modern Honolulu, Honolulu, HI Interested?Contact creativelab808@gmail.com Need more info?Go to: www.creativelab.hawaii.gov View the event flyer.

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 ‑ ...
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DBEDT is pleased to announce that it will participate for the first time ever at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 3-6, 2016. A limited number of booths are being offered in the Hawaii Pavilion for $75 per ½ booth or $175 per full booth.  This show is suited for ...
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DBEDT continued its support of small business owners and entrepreneurs by co-presenting with Leeward Community College the semi-annual Hawaii Small Business Fair on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The one-day event featured more than 29 workshops and over 35 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. These workshops and exhibits provide an opportunity ...
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DBEDT has again launched for 2016, the Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program, known as HiSTEP. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with SBA, HiSTEP is built on a multifaceted approach to export development. The HiSTEP program has three integrated components: Export Readiness Program – training programs to prepare Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export ...
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