Hawaii Pavilions (HiSTEP-HP)

Hawaiʻi Pavilions (HiSTEP-HP) is a program that creates opportunities for Hawaiʻi companies to sell in overseas markets, either through digital platforms or via in-person trade shows.

Makuake is Japan’s leading pre-sales e-commerce platform that enables Hawaiʻi companies to promote new products to Japanese consumers.

HiSTEP-HP trade shows include but are not limited to:

February 20-24, 2023GULFOOD (TRADE)Dubai, UAEContact Yukashi Smith at Hawaiʻi Dept. of Agriculture (HDOA), Yukashi.M.Smith@hawaii.gov for details on participating.
March 7-10, 2023FOODEX Japan (TRADE)Tokyo, JapanContact Marlene Hiraoka at marlene.m.hiraoka@hawaii.gov for details on participating.
March 7-10, 2023Natural Products Expo West (TRADE)Anaheim, CaliforniaContact Timothy Tiu at timothy.t.tiu@hawaii.gov for details on participating.
May 17-19, 2023International Food Ingredients and Additives Expo(IFIA) (TRADE)
Tokyo, Japan
Contact Yukashi Smith at Hawaiʻi Dept. of Agriculture (HDOA) Yukashi.M.Smith@hawaii.gov for details on participating.
July 5-10 2023Hankyu Hawaʻi Fair (CONSUMER)Osaka, Japan
September 6-8, 2023Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS) (TRADE)Tokyo, JapanContact Marlene Hiraoka at marlene.m.hiraoka@hawaii.gov for details on participating.

The following trade shows are food-focused and organized by the Hawaiʻi Dept. of Agriculture (HDOA). Hawaiʻi companies seeking to participate in these trade shows, please contact Yukashi Smith at Yukashi.M.Smith@hawaii.gov.  

February 20-24, 2023GULFOOD (TRADE)Dubai, UAE
May 17-19, 2023International Food Ingredients and Additives Expo (IFIA)Tokyo, Japan

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