DBEDT released the “2015 State of Hawaii Data Book” today. The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii in a single compilation.

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — NELHA announced today that it is partnering with the County of Hawaii to host a conference on energy storage trends and opportunities in Kailua-Kona on Sept. 12 and 13.

High Technology Development Corp. — HTDC monthly WetWare Wednesday hits a milestone in August as it celebrates five years of bringing together software designers, entrepreneurs, students, and educators to share ideas and spark new business opportunities.

The state Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 (FTZ9), a division within the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) donated a large truckload (31 boxes) full of new and unused items to The Institute for Human Services (IHS) today.

DBEDT released a report today, which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy. “The Economic Impact of International Students in Hawaii – 2016 Update” shows direct spending by foreign students in Hawaii was $301.9 million for the 2015/16 school year.