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Webinar Invitation: Native Hawaiian Perspectives: Can Science and Culture Co-Exist on Maunakea?

Hawaii Island Economic Development Board presents Native Hawaiian Perspectives: Can Science and Culture Co-Exist on Maunakea? Description The second in HIEDB’s Native Hawaiian Perspectives webinar series – Native Hawaiian Perspectives: Can Science and Culture Co-Exist on Mauna Kea  will bring fresh native Hawaiian voices and new perspectives forward. The conversation is moderated by Jacqui Hoover, […]

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HIEDB Launching New Webinar Series – Native Hawaiian Perspectives

  Hawaii Island Economic Development Board launches its new webinar series, Native Hawaiian Perspectives. Plan to tune into this free bi-monthly webinar, intended to amplify native Hawaiian voices on a variety of subjects. The series begins Thursday, February 25 at noon HST with Native Hawaiian Perspectives: Navigating Science and Culture Post Pandemic moderated by Jacqui […]

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HIEDB Worked With 35 Host Companies To Hire COVID Displaced Workers

News & Updates HIEDB Initiates Aloha Connects Innovation Initiative On Hawaii Island Worked With 35 Host Companies To Hire COVID Displaced Workers The Aloha Connects Innovation, a new initiative led by the Economic Alliance of Hawaii (EDAH) and the Hawaii Island Economic Development Board (HIEDB), to nurture and grow knowledge-based work opportunities in Hawaii and […]

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Hawaii Business Pivot Grant Program Provides COVID-19-Related Assistance to Businesses and Nonprofits

Hawaii Business Pivot Grant Program Provides COVID-19-Related Assistance to Businesses and Nonprofits The State of Hawaii, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, has launched the Business Pivot Grant Program, which will distribute $25M in financial and training support to struggling businesses and nonprofits to help them adjust to marketplace changes resulting from the COVIC-19 […]

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Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan – Community Meetings Scheduled

The State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Board of Land and Natural Resources has been working on the independent evaluation of the University of Hawai‘i’s compliance with the Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP). Ku‘iwalu Consulting has scheduled three virtual community meetings. During the three meetings they will provide a brief overview of […]

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FREE ONLINE CLASSES THROUGH COURSERA FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS

The Hawai‘i Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is offering Hawai‘i  residents complimentary access to the Coursera online learning platform  with registration open until October 31, 2020. Approved users can take their pick from more than 3,000 courses and certifications from top universities and organizations, ranging from technology to business and personal development offerings. HTDC is an […]

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HIEDB joins State to Launch Job Program for Displaced Workers

Hawai`i Island Economic Development Board (HIEDB) as a foundational member of the Economic Development Alliance of Hawaii (EDAH) is pleased to announce the launch of the Aloha Connects Innovation Program to support displaced workers. Please see the press release issued today by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism announcing the launch.      […]

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SBA Free Workshop Rebuilding Your Business

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: FREE Rebuilding Your Business Workshop Wednesday, September 16th, 10:00 am – 11:30 am   REGISTER TODAY on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rebuilding-your-business-guests-vboc-ekklesia-capital-tickets-120349449443    Times are tough for small businesses in Hawaii. The SBA Hawaii District Office is hosting a free workshop to provide you tools on how to rebuild your business in a new landscape. […]

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Hawaiʻi County Coronavirus Relief Fund – Business and Nonprofit Grants

Hawaiʻi County Coronavirus Relief Fund – Business and Nonprofit Grants Applications are now being accepted. The Holomua Hawaiʻi program will distribute up to $22 million in Hawaiʻi County’s CARES Act funding in the form of one-time reimbursement grants up to $10,000  to county businesses and nonprofit organizations. Holomua Hawaiʻi is a reimbursement grant program for costs incurred from […]

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Emergency Resilience Loan Program – Hawai`i County Partners with Hawai`i Community Foundation

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