High Technology Development Corp. — HTDC is sponsoring the third annual Honolulu Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, June 25, from noon to 5 p.m., at Iolani School. The Honolulu Mini Maker Faire takes after the national Maker Faire by Maker Media, which launched in the Bay Area in 2006 and spawned more than 100 independently produced events worldwide.

DBEDT through its attached agency, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), announces the fourth annual MaiTai Maui Tech Night, a signature Startup Paradise event held in partnership with a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, tech executives and entrepreneurs.

DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the participants and coaches for the Music Immersive Program (June 11-15) through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH). The program will take place on Hawaii Island, right before the annual Hawaii Songwriters Festival (June 16-18).

DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a series of events to grow Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs. The events include two panel discussions, a keynote talk and an ideation weekend, which are all free and open to the public. The programs are made possible through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH).

DBEDT released a report today that provides data and analysis on spending patterns of Maui households in 2014. The “Maui County Consumer Spending” report summarizes data obtained through household surveys conducted by DBEDT in 2015 and covers spending in 2014.