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High Technology Development Corp. — HTDC will host a free brown bag lunch lecture by nationally recognized venture capitalist, technology expert, business executive and media commentator Jonathan Aberman at the NELHA Gateway Center in Kailua-Kona.

DBEDT released its second quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report, where the data shows Hawaii experienced a great first quarter of 2016. New in this report are the data on Hawaii home buyers by type of homes, by place of buyer’s residence, and by county of property location.

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

DBEDT thanks the Hawaii State Legislature for showing broad support for the state’s innovation initiatives this legislative session. State lawmakers approved funding for a range of critical programs that help to grow and diversify Hawaii’s economy.

DBEDT released a report today that provides data and analysis on spending patterns of Honolulu households during the 2013-2014 period. The “Honolulu Consumer Spending” report summarizes data obtained through household surveys conducted by DBEDT in 2014 and 2015.