Media Advisory: HTDC to Break Ground on the Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox Facility

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in News

Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
Media Advisory: April 12, 2018

A groundbreaking ceremony will mark the start of construction on the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox Facility in Kakaako. When completed, the facility will be an innovation center where everyone from keiki to kupuna can bring their ideas to life. Entrepreneurs, technology startups, students and the community can work collaboratively on the development of innovative solutions and products for consumers, businesses and government. The 13,500-square-foot collaboration center is expected to be completed in July 2019.

Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox Groundbreaking and Blessing

April 18, 2018
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

John A. Burns School of Medicine, Parking Lot C


  • David Y. Ige, Governor
  • Luis P. Salaveria, Director of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
  • Robbie Melton, HTDC Executive Director and CEO

About HTDC (Hawaii Technology Development Corporation)
HTDC is a state agency, attached to the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). HTDC’s mission is to facilitate the development and growth of Hawaii’s high technology industry. HTDC is providing capital, building infrastructure and developing talent to foster innovation and diversify Hawaii’s economy. HTDC’s 80/80 Initiative is to create 80,000 new tech and innovation jobs that will provide high paying jobs for Hawaii residents.

Media Contacts:
Robbie Melton
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
Office: (808) 539-3615

Alyssa Amasol / Michelle Burchfiel
Anthology Marketing Group
(808) 539-3437