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Creative Lab Hawaii Announces the Start of Its 2017 ProgramsPosted on March 10, 2017 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT Creative Industries Division (CID) kicks off the start of its 2017 Creative Lab Hawaii Programs (CLH) this month. A new series of weekend bootcamps launches on neighbor islands, starting this weekend with the CLH Transmedia Ideation program on the Garden Isle of Kauai.
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Out-of-State Owners Contribute Up To One Third of Hawaii’s Property TaxesPosted on March 9, 2017 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT today released a report titled, “An Analysis of Real Property Tax in Hawaii.” The report estimates that 32.3 percent of Hawaii’s real property tax was paid by out-of-state owners in fiscal year 2016.
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Hawaii Hosts Economic Summit with Leaders from JapanPosted on March 7, 2017 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
DBEDT and the U.S.-Japan Council (USJC), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit educational organization, announce the first ever Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit to be held in Kona, Hawaii from May 9 to 11, 2017.
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Media Advisory: HTDC and Startup Paradise Host “Startup Entrepreneur Day” at the State Capitol on March 8Posted on March 6, 2017 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. — HTDC and Startup Paradise presents, “Startup Entrepreneur Day,” at the Hawaii State Capitol. Attendees can engage with innovative technology developed by local companies during the Tech Fair.
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Local Talent from Creative Lab Hawaii Get Ready to Show Off Their Ideas at the Game Developers ConferencePosted on February 16, 2017 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) applauds Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Program Mobile Game App fellows, Tracy Davidson (Kauai) and Stacey Hayashi (Oahu), for being selected by their mentors to participate in this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC).
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HTDC Holds Food Safety Training and Certification CoursePosted on February 10, 2017 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
High Technology Development Corp. — HTDC Innovate Hawaii program invites food manufacturers, food processors, food safety coordinators, and others in the food industry to participate in an FDA-recognized food safety training and certification course.
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HTDC Awards Grants to Hawaii CompaniesPosted on February 9, 2017 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
High Technology Development Corp. — HTDC, a state agency that supports the innovation and technology industry, has awarded more than $1.6 million in matching grants to six Hawaii companies who have received Federal Small Business Innovation Research Grants.
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Hawaii’s Economy Continues to ExpandPosted on February 8, 2017 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its first quarter 2017 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows Hawaii’s economy continues to expand at a slightly reduced rate.
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HTDC Hosts Venue for Illuminating “How to Think Like an Entrepreneur” WorkshopPosted on January 26, 2017 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. — Visionaries from the economic, tech and biotechnology communities are set to inspire future innovators with the “How to Think Like an Entrepreneur” workshop Feb. 6 – 10, held at the Manoa Innovation Center by venue sponsor HTDC.
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DBEDT Issues Final Call for Clean Energy Event SponsorshipsPosted on January 25, 2017 in NewsHawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office — DBEDT's Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) is announcing the last call to apply for up to $10,000 in fiscal year 2017 sponsorship funding for events which assist in the efforts to raise awareness and garner support of Hawaii’s clean energy goals.
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