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Economic Forecasts for Next Few Years Remain Unchanged
DBEDT raised its economic growth forecast for 2019 by one-tenth of a percentage point from the third quarter forecast to 1.2 percent and kept the growth rates for the next three years unchanged at a range between 1.2 and 1.3 percent.
Economic Forecasts for Next Few Years Remain Unchanged
CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES SEVEN SELECTED FELLOWS TO ATTEND AND PITCH PROJECTS AT AMERICAN FILM MARKET 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2019 Zoë Eisenberg and Serge Marcil to Participate in AFM’s Prestigious Pitch Conference HONOLULU—The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) continues to grow opportunities for Hawaii’s entrepreneurs, announcing that seven Fellows of its Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Producing and Screenwriting Immersive Programs are participating […]
CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES SEVEN SELECTED FELLOWS TO ATTEND AND PITCH PROJECTS AT AMERICAN FILM MARKET 2019
CREATIVE LAB HAWAII INVITES COMMUNITY TO INDIGENOUS STORYTELLERS PANEL AND DISCUSSION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2019 Free Public Panel Among the Dynamic Range of Creative Media Events  Offered by Leading Local Organizations Throughout November 2019 HONOLULU—Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH), founded by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID), will host an Indigenous Storytellers Panel and Discussion on Saturday, […]
CREATIVE LAB HAWAII INVITES COMMUNITY TO INDIGENOUS STORYTELLERS PANEL AND DISCUSSION
Hawaii One of Four States Selected for Energy Security Exercise
Hawaii State Energy Office — Hawaii was one of four states selected by the National Governors Association to participate in a state-focused technical assistance project to enhance their experiences in the GridEx V energy security exercise.
Hawaii One of Four States Selected for Energy Security Exercise
Statement from Chief Energy Officer Scott Glenn
Hawaii State Energy Office — Chief Energy Officer Scott Glenn issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s affirmation that he plans to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement.
Statement from Chief Energy Officer Scott Glenn
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