Hawaii: Resources

Enterprise Honolulu (EH)

Enterprise Honolulu (EH) is an economic development organization with the goals of attracting, developing, and retaining businesses. The site provides information on Honolulu's investment opportunities, business planning, and economic statistics. An economic and demographic overview is also available on the site. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2016

Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9

The Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone is a division under the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism office (DBEDT). It encourages international business and economic development within the state. The site provides information on it warehousing services and offers various resources about financing, shipping agents, and customer brokers.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2016

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA)

The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) allows businesses to directly access important business documents such as business regulations and laws, as well as take advantage of online filing services. There is also information on different kinds of required licenses for businesses in the state.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2016

Hawaii International Conference on Business

The Hawaii International Conference on Business is an annual conference that allows academicians and professionals from various business fields to have an opportunity to meet and interact. Its website provides information pertaining to the event including the schedule, travel information, and topics that will be covered.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2016

Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC)

The Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC) is a non-profit organization made up of local leaders and experienced business professionals who provide assistance to local businesses on how to expand in international markets. Some of the council's main services are mentoring local businesses, identifying export financing sources, sponsoring export programs to increase awareness, and encouraging international education. The council's site contains an exporting guide as well as resource libraries with external links for Hawaii, the pacific islands, and the U.S.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 22, 2016

Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network

The Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network, supported by the University of Hawaii, provides business consulting to prospective and current small business owners. The site provides information such as economic data, business events, and links to other resource website. Some consulting is free of charge, while there is a nominal fee for other services. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2016

U.S. Export Assistance Center of Hawaii

The Hawaii branch of the Department of Commerce specializes in helping small to medium sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. The site provides a free exporter's resources database, including resources such as online training, financing, and regulations. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 2, 2015

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