Category Archives: Economy

MEDB’s Pitch Bootcamp gets people talking business.

On Wednesday, October 12, 16 residents from Lāna’i participated in MEDB’s Pitch Bootcamp Lāna’i. Originally held to ready participants for MEDB’s upcoming “Maka Hou Lana`i: Starting a Business From Concept to Creation” on October 21-23, the Pitch Bootcamp offered more … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Made In Maui County Festival aims to grow Maui County’s small businesses

On November 4 & 5, 2016, Maui County will hold its largest products show, the annual Made in Maui County Festival, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Now in its third year, the event aims to continue … Continue reading

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Hirono to Host Workshop to Help Hawaii Small Businesses Export Goods & Services, Grow Hawaii’s Economy

Hirono Partners With U.S. Export-Import Bank To Offer Event For Business Community In Honolulu Next Tuesday, August 6 Hawaii Small Businesses and Members of The Business Community Can Register For This Free Event Here Hirono: “This forum will provide our … Continue reading

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2011 APEC Opportunity Series

SEMINARS FOCUS ON CONNECTING LOCAL BUSINESSES TO OPPORTUNITIES IN APEC ECONOMIES – A nine-session “APEC 2011 Opportunity Series” starting July 28 will focus on the market opportunities in APEC economies specific to Hawaii businesses, how to do business in each … Continue reading

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FREE APEC Workshops To Help Expand Your Business

We invite you to attend a series of three workshops we are conducting in all four Counties throughout Hawaii designed to assist our community in connecting with the APEC member economies for mutual long-term economic benefit during the upcoming APEC 2011 … Continue reading

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APEC 2011 Hawaii Business Opportunities

President Barack Obama’s selection of Honolulu as the site for the annual APEC Leaders Meeting in November 2011, APEC 2011, will provide a big economic boost and offer business opportunities for businesses throughout Hawaii. APEC, or Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is … Continue reading

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Unemployment Data and Visitor Numbers

Unemployment Data DBEDT announced January 7 that Maui’s unemployment rate dropped in November to 8.1% (down by almost 1% from Nov 2009). State unemployment is 6.5% (Oahu: 5.4%, Kauai 8.7%, Big Island 9.7%). Source: Pacific Business News Visitor Numbers December … Continue reading

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