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

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E-Learning: Keeping Our Educators and Students Cyber Safe – Free Webinar Wed, May 27 10a.m.

    Join CyberHawaii & the Cyber Readiness Institute and our community partners for an important public zoom webinar on:   E-Learning: Keeping Our Educators and Students Cyber Safe Wednesday May 27, 2020 at 10am (Hawaii Standard Time)   FEATURED LOCAL EXPERTS Maverick Fernandes, Director, Information Security Office, Kamehameha Schools Vincent Hoang, State of Hawaii […]

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FREE UH class this summer for 2020 high school graduates

Congratulations to all our 2020 graduates – Please find below information from the University of Hawaii about a FREE summer class for graduating high school seniors. ———- We know that the high school graduating class of 2020 persevered in the face of adversity and that many of their plans are disrupted. The University of Hawai‘i is […]

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Flyover Salute to Hawaii Island First Responders and Healthcare Facilities – May 14th

May 12, 2020 HONOLULU —  The Hawai‘i Air National Guard and 15th Wing Active Duty Airmen from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will perform a flyover throughout the Hawaiian Islands on Thursday, May 14, 2020, beginning at approximately 11:20 a.m. The flyovers will aim to fly above most of Hawaii’s large hospitals and major metropolitan areas […]

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Hawai`i State Legislature to Reconvene

  On March 16th 2020, the Hawai`i State Legislature in an unprecedented move, suspended the 30th Legislative Session due to the COVID-19 crisis. The Hawai`i State Legislature will reconvene on Monday, May 11th to allow legislators to address the anticipated $1billion budget shortfall. The public will be able to participate in the legislative meetings virtually […]

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FREE Webinar COVID-19 Phishing Scams and Ransomware Wed, April 29th 2020

COVID-19 Phishing Scams and Ransomware Description With increased threats due to COVID-19, learn how to protect yourself and your organization from phishing scams and ransomware. Hear from experts about the latest threats and what you and your team need to be aware of. In partnership with Cyber Hawaii, the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) will host […]

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Save Small Business Initiative Grants – Open Monday, April 20th 9am HST

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced its Save Small Business Initiative to provide $5,000 supplemental grants to small employers in economically vulnerable communities.  To qualify the business must employ between three (3) and twenty (20) people and have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses may apply for the grant […]

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Hawai`i Counts – Census Determines Federal Funding Received by Hawai`i – Please be part of the count

Each person counted in Hawai`i as part of the census represents $1,700.00 in federal funding.  For Hawai`i Island with our population of approximately 201,000 this equates to $341,700,000.00 per year for the next ten years until the next census is taken.  Recent events including and not limited to the 2018 eruption and 2020 coronavirus, have […]

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Register (Free) for Virtual Town Hall re: Resources due to COVID-19

Aloha kākou!  On Monday, April 6th a dozen state and federal agencies, including SBA and others, will come together to provide information to small businesses and nonprofits in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. The upcoming Small Business Virtual Town Hall Meeting, to take place Monday April 6th at 1pm Hawaii Standard Time, will provide current […]

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Sign Up for Free Cyber Security for Your Remote Workforce Webinar Friday, April 3rd

Aloha, HIEDB is pleased to join CyberHawaii & the Cyber Readiness Institute and our community partners for an important public zoom webinar on Friday April 3rd from 9am-10am Hawaii time. COVID-19 has created a new normal for all of us and changed the way we live, do business and interact with each other. Fortunately, technology […]

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