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Hawaii Business Pivot Grant Now Open for ApplicationsPosted on October 23, 2020 in News
Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii — The Hawaii Business Pivot Grant program today opened its application portal for eligible Hawaii businesses and non-profits.
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Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
Spike in Seafood Processing Facilities in Kailua-Kona to Add 150 Jobs Over the Next Several YearsPosted on October 16, 2020 in News
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — Two of NELHA’s Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology (HOST) Park success stories, Blue Ocean Mariculture and Kowa Premium Foods Hawaii are poised for additional growth and expansion with the creation of over 150 jobs over the next several years.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
HiSTEP 2020/2021 – Entering the China Market Webinar SeriesPosted on October 16, 2020 in News
DBEDT and the State of Hawaii Beijing Office (SHOB) are conducting a webinar series for Hawaii companies on entering the China Market beginning October 22, 2020.
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Hawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office Hiring for Equity ProgramPosted on October 12, 2020 in News
Hawaii State Energy Office — The Hawaii State Energy Office is seeking candidates to fill three new full-time AmeriCorps VISTA positions.
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Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies
Virtual Event Set Thursday to Mark Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day in HawaiiPosted on October 6, 2020 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation — Hawaii joins the nation in celebrating the sixth annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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High Technology Development Corp.
State Offering Free Online Classes Through Coursera for Hawaii ResidentsPosted on September 25, 2020 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC is offering Hawaii residents complimentary access to the Coursera online learning platform with registration open until October 31, 2020.
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Creative Lab Hawaii
Creative Lab Hawaii Now Accepting Applications For Its Free 2020 Weekend Ideation ProgramsPosted on September 22, 2020 in News
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division announces that applications are being accepted for five Creative Lab Hawaii Weekend Ideation Programs.
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State Offering $10 Million in Innovation Grants for PPE Supply Chain for Hawaii’s Small BusinessPosted on September 18, 2020 in News
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — Three companies were among the first group of businesses to receive funding to manufacture personal protective equipment under a program administered by HTDC and DBEDT.
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Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program
Statewide Information Sessions for the Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan UpdatePosted on September 18, 2020 in News
Office of Planning — The State of Hawaii Office of Planning Statewide Sustainability Program is pleased to announce a series of virtual statewide Information Sharing Sessions to inform everyone about the Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
State Launches Job Program for Displaced WorkersPosted on September 18, 2020 in News
Nonprofit organizations, the private sector and government have joined together to launch a program using federal CARES Act funding that will support Hawaii’s economy.
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