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Hawaii small businesses can now register online with the State of Hawaii through the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data Systems website. The registration can be completed in three easy steps:  First, verify that your business meets the size standards for a small business established by the Small Business Administration. Second, create an eHawaii.gov account. Lastly, complete ...
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), State of Hawaii Department of Transportation and the Minority Business Development Agency of Honolulu Business Center are inviting small business owners who are interested in doing business with the federal, state and local government to sign up for the 11th annual SBA Business Development Series. Classes are FREE for ...
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Sacramento, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center – West today reminded Hawaii small businesses of the March 27, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred April 13 – 16, ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Hawaii small businesses of the March 14, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes that occurred May 3 – Aug. 17, 2018. According ...
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Dear Small Business Stakeholder, The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy is interested in receiving feedback from small businesses and their representatives regarding their views on trade agreements being negotiated with Japan, the European Union and the United Kingdom, and their experience doing business in these markets. The Office of Advocacy is tasked with ...
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Sacramento, California – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Hawaii private nonprofit organizations of the February 8, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred April 13-16, 2018. Private nonprofits ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) launched the 2019 Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program (HiSTEP), a comprehensive program designed to assist Hawaii small businesses to increase their exports. The program is administered by DBEDT and partner organizations in Hawaii, and is funded, in part, through a grant with the ...
Read More DBEDT Launches 2019 HiSTEP Export Promotion Program

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 ...
Read More SBA Announces 0,000 Award to DBEDT for HiSTEP

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 ...
Read More Don’t Miss the Hawaii Small Business Fair Set for August 4

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 ...
Read More DBEDT Showcasing Hawaii’s Innovation at 2018 BIO International Convention