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The halls of the State Capitol were filled with students from around the world, as well as the educational institutions and programs that bring them here to study in Hawaii. “Study Hawaii Day” highlighted the positive impact that international students have on Hawaii’s economy and community, and showcased what Hawaii’s educational institutions and programs are ...
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The halls of the State Capitol were filled with students from around the world, as well as the educational institutions and programs that bring them here to study in Hawaii. “Study Hawaii Day” highlighted the positive impact that international students have on Hawaii’s economy and community, and showcased what Hawaii’s educational institutions and programs are ...
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Once again the State of Hawaii will participate in the BIO International Convention. This event brings thousands of life science leaders from 60+ countries together for one week of intensive, networking activities where new opportunities are identified and promising partnerships begin. This year BIO will take place from June 23-26, 2014 in San Diego. DBEDT ...
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DBEDT has appointed Gordon Zhang as the new Executive Director of the Beijing Office. He will lead the State’s effort in China to increase the number of international students studying at Hawaii’s colleges and universities, and high-schools. He recently opened the State’s “Education Services Center” at the Beijing Office. Gordon has 12 years of experience ...
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2015 will mark the 30th Anniversary of Hawaii’s sister-state relationship with Okinawa Prefecture. Okinawa Prefecture and Hawaii United Okinawa Association officials visited recently with DBEDT Director Richard Lim (far left) and Sen. Brian Taniguchi (center) to discuss plans. Since sisterhood, many educational, business and cultural exchanges have taken place between the two jurisdictions. Okinawa Governor Hirokazu ...
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Hawaii Fashion Month 2014 just got bigger with the addition of Honolulu Magazine’s “Honolulu Fashion Week” scheduled for November 7-8, 2014. Governor Neil Abercrombie and Honolulu Magazine publisher Alyson Helwagen made the announcement on January 31 at the C’est Si Bon ballroom before a large group of media, international designers who flew in from Japan ...
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Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, January 22, 2014 – ‘IOLANI, one of Hawaii’s oldest aloha shirt makers, announced at the Japan Fashion Week International Fashion Fair in Odaiba that the new ‘IOLANI Hawaiian Classics collection will be available in UNIQLO stores worldwide starting May 2014. “‘IOLANI Hawaiian Classics,” part of UNIQLO’s 2014 spring and summer collection, ...
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Hawaii will shine a proud spotlight on the thousands of students from beyond the United States who study at its universities, colleges and preparatory schools with “Study Hawaii Day at the Capitol: Celebrating International Students & Education,” Thursday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day-long event, being organized by the Study Hawaii educational ...
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Tokyo Big Sight, Japan January 22-24, 2014 A diverse and dynamic group of 17 of Hawaii’s most creative designers will converge in Tokyo to showcase their trendsetting Hawaii-made fashion and accessories to the Asia-Pacific market. DBEDT’s “Hawaii Pavilion” at the 2014 JFW International Fashion Fair in Tokyo will attract over 26,000 international buyers and industry ...
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In the new census statistics of international students in the U.S. released by the Institute of International Education Hawaii’s numbers remain relatively constant from 2012 to 2013, although Hawaii’s market share declined slightly as more international students began studying in the U.S. The non-profit group, Study Hawaii and DBEDT are redoubling efforts to attract more ...
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