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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.

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State Economic Performance Better than Previously Expected
DBEDT released its fourth quarter 2021 Statistical and Economic Report today. DBEDT revised its economic growth projection for 2021 to 3.9 percent, up from the 2.7 percent projected in August year-to-date this year.
State Economic Performance Better than Previously Expected
Visitor Spending for October 2021 Down 15.3 Percent from Pre-Pandemic October 2019
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by the DBEDT, total spending by visitors who came to the islands in October 2021 was $1.12 billion.
Visitor Spending for October 2021 Down 15.3 Percent from Pre-Pandemic October 2019
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent in October
DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 6.3 percent compared to 6.6 percent in September.
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent in October
Global Entrepreneurship Week Proclaimed for the State
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — For the first time, all four counties across the State of Hawaii are collaborating to bring Global Entrepreneurship Week to entrepreneurs and businesses statewide.
Global Entrepreneurship Week Proclaimed for the State
The Diesel Replacement Rebate Program Opens
Hawaii State Energy Office — Public and private organizations looking to replace medium- and heavy-duty diesel vehicles with clean, zero-emission battery electric vehicles are invited to apply for a rebate that could fund up to 45 percent of the cost through the Diesel Replacement Rebate Program.
The Diesel Replacement Rebate Program Opens
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