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It’s not always a straightforward process for businesses to learn how to export their products, but it definitely can be worth it, creating higher profit margins. Watch the KHON2 video for details. Now the state wants to help businesses by offering a new program: Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, known as HiSTEP, is built on ...
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Leeward Community College will host the Spring 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT).  The free one-day event will feature 29 workshops and over 30 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. Watch the Hawaii News Now video to ...
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HiSTEP – Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP-ERP) As part of the HiSTEP platform, DBEDT is offering the Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP – ERP), which are training programs with the goal of preparing Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export market development. Export University is an introductory program covering key export topics and open to all ...
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(Honolulu) – Leeward Community College will host the Spring 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). The free one-day event will feature 29 workshops and over 30 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. These free workshops and exhibits provide an opportunity ...
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Come join the Hawaii Pavilion at the BIO International 
Convention June 6-9, 2016 in San Francisco! Organized by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) with collaborators: High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), University of Hawaii (UH), UH John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), and UH Hawaii Cancer Center, the Hawaii Pavilion at ...
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December 2, 2015 Honolulu – Supported by funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announced its new Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program Assistance Program (HiSTEP-AP), which will provide direct awards to individual companies to participate in export marketing activities. Application proposals can request a minimum ...
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On Thursday, October 15, 2015, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet formally announced the awarding of $750,000 to the State of Hawaii for the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) and presented a check to Governor David Ige during a special event at the Foreign Trade Zone No. 9.   Several ...
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Governor David Y. Ige, First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige and representatives of Hawaii traveled to Okinawa in recognition of the 30th Anniversary Hawaii-Okinawa Sister-State/Prefecture Relationship. During the visit, official government meetings were held with U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and U.S. Consul General Joel Ehrendreich to encourage support of Hawaii’s renewable energy programs as well as the ...
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We would like to invite you to join us for a special seminar on 
exporting to Singapore and Southeast Asia! This seminar is taking place 
both on Oahu and Maui! It will feature Luanne Theseira, Commercial 
Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in Singapore. Learn about the exciting 
prospects in Singapore and the SE Asia region ...
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On behalf of the U.S. Commercial Service, the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, and the County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, we would like to invite you to join us for a special seminar on exporting to Singapore and Southeast Asia! This seminar will feature Luanne Theseira, Commercial Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in ...
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