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Aloha from the Agribusiness Development Corporation

…and welcome to our website. The Agribusiness Development Corporation was created by the State Legislature in 1994 (Act 264 SLH, codified in chapter 163D, Hawaii Revised Statutes). Administratively attached to the Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, we are governed by an eleven-member Board of Directors consisting of three ex-officio and eight private citizens appointed by the Governor. Our mandate is to develop an aggressive and dynamic agribusiness development program to facilitate the transition of agricultural lands and infrastructure from plantation operations into other agricultural enterprises, to carry on the marketing analysis necessary to direct the evolution of the agricultural industry, and to provide the leadership for the development, financing, improvement, and enhancement of the agricultural industry.

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The Agribusiness Development Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability, or any other class as protected under applicable federal or state law, in administration of its programs, or activities, and, the Agribusiness Development Corporation does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in actions protected, or oppose action prohibited, by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.

Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator Mark Takemoto is responsible for coordination or compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements implemented by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 (Non-discrimination in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency), including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (hereinafter collectively referred to as the federal non-discrimination laws).If you have any questions about this notice or any of Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator Mark Takemoto’s non-discrimination programs, policies, or procedures, you may contact:

Mark Takemoto, Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator
Agribusiness Development Corporation
235 S. Beretania St., Rm. 205
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-0181
[email protected]

To request language or accessibility for Agribusiness Development Corporation programs or public meetings, please contact the Agribusiness Development Corporation at (808) 586-0186 or email: [email protected]. Please allow sufficient time for ADC to meet accommodation requests.