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Creative Lab Hawaii
Creative Lab Hawaii Announces Immersive Program Fellows to Attend Prestigious American Film Market for 2018Posted on October 25, 2018 in News
Strengthening industry access for Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs, DBEDT's Creative Industries Division announces selected fellows of the Creative Lab Hawaii Immersive Program who will participate in the world’s largest motion picture business event at the 2018 American Film Market.
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Innovate Hawaii
HTDC’s MAP Grant Helps Pacific Biodiesel with Manufacturing Expenses on Oahu, Hawaii IslandPosted on October 24, 2018 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC provided more than $900,000 in grant funds to 29 Hawaii-based manufacturing companies in June.
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Innovate Hawaii
Media Advisory: Celebrate Manufacturing Day with “Made in Hawaii” Company Tours on Friday, Oct. 5Posted on October 3, 2018 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — Learn about Hawaii’s growing manufacturing industry and its wide range of job opportunities by touring leading local manufacturers on Friday, Oct. 5.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
New Sister-State Relationship Between Hawaii and Goa, IndiaPosted on September 28, 2018 in News
Gov. David Y. Ige, signed a historic agreement with delegates from Goa, a state in India, which is Hawaii’s first sister-state relationship with a jurisdiction in India.
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Research & Economic Analysis Division
New Report Highlights Top 20 Jobs in HawaiiPosted on September 27, 2018 in News
DBEDT released a report on Top 20 Occupations in Hawaii. “This report is an important tool to understand Hawaii’s current job market, as we continue to look for ways to diversify job opportunities for our local residents,” said DBEDT Director Luis P. Salaveria.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Media Advisory: Signing Ceremony for Historic Agreement Between Hawaii and Goa, IndiaPosted on September 26, 2018 in News
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
Creative Lab Hawaii Music Immersive Artists Featured on Fox Trailers for TV Series “Empire” and “Star”Posted on September 26, 2018 in News
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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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
SBA Announces $450,000 Award to DBEDTPosted on September 25, 2018 in News
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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Innovate Hawaii
Media Advisory: Local Businesses Invited to Learn About Research & Development Tax CreditsPosted on September 18, 2018 in News
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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High Technology Development Corp.
Three Business Leaders Appointed to HTDC Board of DirectorsPosted on September 6, 2018 in News
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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