DBEDT released its first quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report. In the Economic Outlook section of the report, DBEDT keeps Hawaii economic growth rates unchanged from the previous forecast with Hawaii Gross Domestic Product growth at 2.3 percent in 2016 and 2.4 percent in 2017.
DBEDT announces its new Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion -- Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP-ERP), which will provide training programs to prepare Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export market development.
DBEDT and its attached agency, the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will hold information sessions on new funding programs for technology and manufacturing companies.
Hawaii State Energy Office -- The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has released its “Energy Resources Coordinator’s Annual Report 2015” documenting Hawaii’s progress and leadership on its clean energy objectives.
DBEDT announces its new Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion Assistance Program (HiSTEP-AP), which will provide direct awards to individual companies to participate in export marketing activities.