HIEDB Celebrating 34 Years (1984-2018)


Aloha and Welcome!

Hawai‘i Island Economic Development Board Inc. is a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation registered in the State of Hawai‘i since August 1984. Our Mission: To provide and promote private sector support and expertise for balanced growth in Hawai‘i County in partnership with Federal, State, County and private resources. We nurture sustainable growth and development of our place, people, and products of Hawai‘i Island in balance with the diverse and unique resources of our island home and always respectful of our native culture.

‘O wau no me ka ha’aha’a
Jacqui Hoover Executive Director
Hawai’i Island Economic Development Board
67-1185 Mamalahoa Hwy, Unit D-104 #353  
Kamuela, HI 96743



Education Forum on Constitutional Amendment


WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 27th 2018, 4:30pm-6:00pm. Doors open at 4pm

WHERE: The Event Center at the Arc of Hilo, 1099 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo (Below the Hilo Medical Center)

FORUM MODERATOR:   Sherry Bracken, Mahalo Multimedia and Hawaii Public Radio

This public event is open to the community free of charge.

East Hawaii Community Briefings

Federal Disaster Dislocated Worker Grant

Kayla Rosenfeld, Statewide Rapid Response Coordinator, will brief the Volcano, Pahoa and Hilo communities on opportunities through FREE employment relief through a US Department of Labor (USDOL) Disaster Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG). This program offers workforce funding to qualified Hawaii Island businesses willing and able to employ eligible individual dislocated workers.

Ms. Rosenfeld will explain the grant provisions, eligibility requirements, permitted grant activity, and permitted worksites.

Date:  Thursday, September 27th 2018 

Volcano Village Cooper Center 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano 9–11am

Pahoa Community Center, Kauhale Road, Pahoa 1:00 – 3:00pm

Aupuni Conference Room, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 1, Hilo 5:00 – 7:00pm

* A question and answer session will follow each briefing.

For more information about the Disaster Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) briefings, contact the American Job Center Hawaii at ajchuser@hawaiicounty.gov or (808) 935-6527


     Friday, Oct 26, 2018 – HIEDB 13th Annual Golf Tournament