Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems — PISCES is now accepting applications from eligible Hawaii high school girls to participate in the 2018 Women’s STARS (STem Aerospace Research Scholars) Program.

DBEDT is looking for companies to showcase their Hawaii-made products at the Autumn 2018 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS).

DBEDT released a report today, “The Impact of the Federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) on Hawaii Households,” which shows the total reduction in Federal individual income tax is more than $710 million for tax year 2018.

Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC awarded 15 Hawaii-based companies $1,417,050 from its Hawaii SBIR grant programs. The companies will use the funding to further the development of new products to meet a range of needs in the state, from healthcare solutions to agriculture.

DBEDT released a report today, “2017 Quarterly Consumer Debt Report,” which shows total consumer debt increased 4.1 percent for Hawaii consumers between the first quarter and the fourth quarter of 2017, higher than the 3.5 percent experienced at the national level.