News Releases

Media Advisory: Signing Ceremony for Historic Agreement Between Hawaii and Goa, IndiaPosted on September 26, 2018 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Under an agreement facilitated by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Gov. David Y. Ige, will sign an historic agreement with delegates from Goa, a state in India, to establish a sister-state relationship.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Music Immersive Artists Featured on Fox Trailers for TV Series “Empire” and “Star”Posted on September 26, 2018 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT congratulates Creative Lab Hawaii Music Immersive (CLHMI) Fellows, Faith Rivera and Olivia (LIIV) Cargile, on the placement of songs in two of the biggest online television promos of the upcoming television season.
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SBA Announces $450,000 Award to DBEDTPosted on September 25, 2018 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced an award of $450,000 to continue the Hawaii State Trade Export Program (HiSTEP).
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Media Advisory: Local Businesses Invited to Learn About Research & Development Tax CreditsPosted on September 18, 2018 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — Learn to take advantage of tax credits at the Hawaii Research & Development Tax Credits for Businesses Workshop, presented by Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel and CW Associates, CPAs.
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Three Business Leaders Appointed to HTDC Board of DirectorsPosted on September 6, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC welcomed three new members to its board: Martin Zorn, Creighton Arita and Isabella Hughes. The board of directors oversees the direction of the agency and is in charge of managing the business of HTDC.
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Electronic Filing Now Available for Solar Water Heater Variance ApplicationsPosted on September 4, 2018 in NewsHawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office — The State of Hawaii has made several changes to the application process for a solar water heater variance, including a new electronic filing option and the addition of a $25 processing fee.
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Hawaii’s Economy Continues to Expand at Slower PacePosted on August 22, 2018 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its third quarter 2018 Statistical and Economic Report today. In this report, DBEDT revised its projection on Hawaii economic growth downward to 1.5 percent for 2018.
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DBEDT Releases 50th Edition of the State of Hawaii Data BookPosted on August 15, 2018 in News2017 State of Hawaii Data Book
DBEDT today released the 2017 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.” The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii in a single compilation.
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Small Business Regulatory Review Board Commemorates 20th AnniversaryPosted on July 31, 2018 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Small Business Regulatory Review Board — The SBRRB is the “watchdog” for the more than 128,000 small businesses in that may be impacted by rules and regulations promulgated by state and county agencies.
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HTDC Expands Tech Training Services to Enhance Local Workforce DevelopmentPosted on July 6, 2018 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC's INNOVATE Hawaii program became an approved provider of the Employment & Training Fund (ETF).
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