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The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism is Hawaii’s resource center for economic and statistical data, business development opportunities, energy and conservation information, and foreign trade advantages.

What’s New

HTDC Expands Tech Training Services to Enhance Local Workforce Development
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC INNOVATE Hawaii program became an approved provider of the Employment & Training Fund (ETF).
DBEDT Releases Population and Economic Projections to 2045
DBEDT released a report today, “Population and Economic Projections for the State of Hawaii to 2045.”
Small Business Grant Brings Jobs, Business to Hawaii Island
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC, Tridentis Advanced Marine Vehicles (AMV) launched in Kona last November to continue its development of the world’s most advanced autonomous and unmanned marine vehicles.
HTDC Awards More Than $900,000 in Grant Funds to Local Manufacturing Companies
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation — HTDC recently awarded $930,680 in Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) grant funds to 29 Hawaii-based manufacturing companies.
State of Hawaii Secures $2 Million in Federal Funding for Solar Desalination Development
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — NELHA is set to receive a $2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies.
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DISASTER LOAN ASSISTANCE
Kilauea Volcanic Eruption & Earthquakes

Low-Cost Loans for Lava Flow Impacted Small Businesses! Has your business been harmed by the Kilauea Lava Flow? CLICK HERE for information and applications!

As a result of the President’s major disaster declaration, applications for disaster remediation loans as a result of the Kilauea lava flow may be filed with the US Small Business Administration.

Application Filing Deadlines:

  • Physical Damage:  August 13, 2018
  • Economic Injury:  March 14, 2019

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