Don’t miss the FINAL Round of HiSTEP – Company Assistance RFP

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 in Exporter Support, Exporting, HiSTEP, HiSTEP-Company Assistance, News

Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism LogoThe HiSTEP – Company Assistance (HiSTEP-CA) program assists individual Hawaii companies with export market development costs. Application proposals may request a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $15,000. Award funds will be limited to certain uses – please view the HiSTEP webpage for details. The DEADLINE to submit your written proposal is Friday, March 17, 2017.

Questions? Go to the HiSTEP-CA FAQs page.

The program RFP has been posted on the State Procurement Office website. To download the RFP go to:

NOTE: The State Procurement Office notices website may be busy, causing difficulty in accessing the RFP. Please wait and try again at a later time. If you continue to experience problems, please email to receive a PDF copy of the RFP. Mahalo for your understanding.

HiSTEP Information 

To learn more about the HiSTEP program including the online registration, go to:


SBA LogoFunded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, known as HiSTEP, is a multifaceted program designed to assist Hawaii small businesses with their export development.