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Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to Hold Series of Free Info Sessions on Available GrantsPosted on August 29, 2019 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC will host a series of info sessions on State and Federal grant funding opportunities.
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Quarterly Statistical & Economic Report
Economic Growth Remains Stable Despite Increased UncertaintyPosted on August 23, 2019 in News
DBEDT released its third quarter 2019 Statistical and Economic Report today.
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Hawaii State Energy Office
New Online Dashboard and Data Support Hawaii’s Clean Energy InitiativePosted on August 15, 2019 in News
Hawaii State Energy Office — HSEO has launched a new online Energy Dashboard that features 26 charts providing Hawaii-specific energy and transportation data that will support sound decision-making as Hawaii moves forward with its clean energy transformation.
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2018 State of Hawaii Data Book
DBEDT Releases 2018 State of Hawaii Data BookPosted on August 15, 2019 in News
DBEDT today released the 2018 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.”
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Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program
State Invites Input at Statewide Information Sharing Sessions for the Hawaii Ocean Resources Management Plan Update August 19-22 and 26-29, 2019Posted on August 6, 2019 in News
Office of Planning — The State of Hawaii Office of Planning Coastal Zone Management Program is pleased to announce a series of statewide Information Sharing Sessions to inform the update of the Hawaii Ocean Resources Management Plan.
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Green Business Program
State Honors Business & Events for Green PracticesPosted on August 1, 2019 in News
Hawaii State Energy Office — This year’s Hawaii Green Business Program (HGBP) awards ceremony has been expanded to include a new “HGBP Alakai 10-Entry Level” category that encourages smaller restaurants and food service companies to take steps to become more sustainable while improving their bottom line.
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Green Business Program
Media Advisory: 2019 Hawaii Green Business Program Awards CeremonyPosted on July 30, 2019 in News
Hawaii State Energy Office — Governor David Ige will present Hawaii Green Business Program awards to 35 businesses and organizations for their efforts to save energy, recycle and conserve water.
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Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program
HTDC Awards $1.6 Million in Grants to 11 Local CompaniesPosted on July 9, 2019 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — Helping Hawaii companies further develop new technology products to solve critical issues within key industries, HTDC recently awarded $1.6 million in funding to 11 Hawaii-based companies.
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Creative Lab Hawaii
Creative Lab Hawaii Names Web-Series Immersive Finalists to Represent Program at VidCon 2019Posted on July 8, 2019 in News
Expanding industry access for Hawaii’s new media entrepreneurs, DBEDT's Creative Industries Division has chosen three finalists from its Creative Lab Hawaii Web-Series Immersive program to present their projects at VidCon 2019.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Small Business Regulatory Review Board Elects 2019-2020 OfficersPosted on June 26, 2019 in News
Small Business Regulatory Review Board — DBEDT's Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) has announced its officers for fiscal year 2019 to 2020.
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