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Creative Lab Hawaii
Theatre to Take Center Stage in April with Creative Lab Hawaii Free ProgramsPosted on March 31, 2021 in News
Celebrating both the creative and business side of Theatre, Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) announces new panels, programs, and a live streamed festival for April 2021.
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Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
Hawaii Announces Alliance with Republic of Korea to Develop and Build an Advanced Microgrid at the Natural Energy Laboratory in Kailua-KonaPosted on March 22, 2021 in News
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — A consortium of United States and Korean entities is announcing the design and construction of an advanced microgrid at the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park.
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Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program
2018 Kilauea Eruption Fissure 8 Officially NamedPosted on March 4, 2021 in News
Office of Planning — The Hawaii Board on Geographic Names (HBGN) has approved an official title for Fissure 8, which appeared in the Puna District of Hawaii Island during the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.
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Quarterly Statistical & Economic Report
Hawaii’s Economy Projected to Grow 2.7 Percent in 2021Posted on March 1, 2021 in News
DBEDT projects that Hawaii’s economy will experience improvement in 2021, with a projected 2.7 percent increase in real gross domestic product (GDP).
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Creative Lab Hawaii
Creative Lab Hawaii Announces Its Winter 2021 Webinar Lineup and Mentors Focusing on Strategies for Emerging FilmmakersPosted on February 24, 2021 in News
Offering insights into micro-budget filmmaking and developing career skills in producing and directing, Creative Lab Hawaii announces its lineup of virtual public panels and program mentors for Winter 2021.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Hawaii Remote Work Pilot Project – Remote Ready HawaiiPosted on February 11, 2021 in News
DBEDT and the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations through the Workforce Development Council along with the Hawaii’s four county Workforce Development Boards , announced 'Remote Ready Hawaii'.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
The State Welcomes Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.Posted on February 2, 2021 in News
Kahu Kordell Kekoa presided over a blessing in a Waimanalo neighborhood to mark the first day of filming for the Disney+ original series, Doogie Kamealoha, M.D., a reboot of the beloved 90s dramedy Doogie Howser M.D.
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Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
New Solar Powered Factory for Low Cost Water Tanks and Other Molded Products Arrives on Hawaii IslandPosted on January 29, 2021 in News
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority — NELHA's Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology (HOST) park is home to the island's newest manufacturing facility – an outdoor factory that molds large plastic products using 100% solar energy.
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Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Alibaba Business Workshop Offers Sessions on Placing Products in the China MarketPosted on January 28, 2021 in News
DBEDT is presenting The Alibaba Business Workshop’, a one-day seminar for those interested in marketing their products in China.
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Creative Industries Hawaii
DBEDT’s Creative Industries and the Mechanical Licensing Collective Host Webinar for Hawaii’s SongwritersPosted on January 26, 2021 in News
Noteworthy changes to the way songwriters are paid digital royalties start January 2021 with DBEDT's Creative Industries Division and The Mechanical Licensing Collective partnering to host a free webinar for Hawaii’s music community.
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