Summary of MEDB PV Project

Summary of MEDB PV Project

In 2009, EDA (Economic Development Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce) made a Global Climate Change Mitigation grant to MEDB for three specific purposes to demonstrate practical initiatives that align with MEDB’s mission to provide leadership for … Continue reading

How Do We RECRUIT, RETAIN & DEVELOP Talent in Hawaii?

How Do We RECRUIT, RETAIN & DEVELOP Talent in Hawaii?

One common theme heard during the “State of Venture Capital in Hawaii Today” was a challenge in attracting and retaining talent in Hawaii. Hawaii Venture Capital Association’s upcoming Monthly Business Forum will address this issue. How Do We RECRUIT, RETAIN … Continue reading

Creating Fundable Startups

Creating Fundable Startups

** Update: The venue for this event has changed to the Maui Research & Technology Center  **  Getting Ready for Prime Time You are invited to attend a seminar by prominent corporate attorneys on startup companies. There will be no … Continue reading

Facebook Small Business Boost

Facebook Small Business Boost

Facebook’s Small Business Boost is coming to Maui! with special guest speaker, Senator Brian Schatz Through a special partnership with local business organizations, the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) and Facebook invite you to join experts from Facebook’s Small Business Team … Continue reading

Maui County Conference Explores the Future of Energy

Maui County Conference Explores the Future of Energy

“The eyes of the nation are on Hawai‘i as a living laboratory.” At the end of March, Maui hosted a conference–”Electric Utilities: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be.” As Mayor Alan Arakawa said in his welcome address, … Continue reading

Electric Utilities Conference Wrap-up

Electric Utilities Conference Wrap-up

Energy leaders agree Hawaii can lead changes in energy landscape. Maui conference participants impressed by open and frank discussions. The buzz that came from the Maui energy conference was that the three-day conference of leading energy experts, industry leaders and activists … Continue reading

A Sixty Year Timeline of the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS)

A Sixty Year Timeline of the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS)

For over 60 years, the present-day Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS) has provided the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) with space situational awareness capabilities from the island of Maui, Hawaii. The Rand Corporation recently announced the publication … Continue reading

Workshop March 15 Maximizing Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Plan

Workshop March 15 Maximizing Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Plan

Workshop Cancelled Wondering what you should be doing to market your business in 2014 and beyond? Trying to figure out how much you should be investing in social media and how to make all the pieces work better? Date: Saturday, March … Continue reading

Maui County Continues to Lead the Way in Renewable Energy

Maui County Continues to Lead the Way in Renewable Energy

A review of initiatives to date Maui County continues as a hotbed of activity for renewable energy and leads the way nationally in terms of renewable energy production and usage. Wind. In December 2012, 21 megawatts (MW) of capacity were … Continue reading

Eco-friendly Ocean Vodka Strives for Sustainability

Eco-friendly Ocean Vodka Strives for Sustainability

Ocean Vodka launched in 2005 with the goal of producing and selling high-end vodka, while being eco-friendly, striving for sustainability and using 100 percent solar power. “We set out to create the best vodka in the world, a lasting brand … Continue reading

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