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TAG: Economic Development
August 22, 2012

County Offers Grants Training in Hana

Staff from the Maui County Office of Economic Development will be in Hana on September 17 to conduct a workshop on the department’s grant application process.
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July 18, 2012

Kihei Workshop Explains State’s Economic Accelerator Program

Entrepreneurs, investors and business professionals are invited to a free workshop on the State of Hawaii’s new economic accelerator program on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Malcolm Center.
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March 23, 2012

Mayor Announces Nominees for Small Business Awards

Mayor Alan Arakawa in conjunction with the Maui Chamber of Commerce today announced 22 finalists for the upcoming 2012 Mayor’s Small Business Awards.
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February 20, 2012

Governor Abercrombie Attends US-China Economic Trade Meetings

n Friday, Governor Neil Abercrombie attended the U.S.-China Economic Trade and Trade Cooperation Forum & Signing Ceremony.
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February 08, 2012

House to Hear Minimum Paid Sick Leave Bill

The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii has issued an alert to its members regarding the upcoming hearing of a bill mandating employers of all sizes to provide minimum paid sick and safe leave.
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November 09, 2011

County Issues $422,600 in Economic Development Grants

The County of Maui Office of Economic Development has issued almost half a million dollars in grant monies to various local organizations in September and October.
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November 08, 2011

Pacific Biodiesel Receives National Green Jobs Award

Pacific Biodiesel is one of just seven companies in the nation to be recognized by the SJF Institute as a 2011 Green Jobs Award honoree.
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October 03, 2011

County To Strengthen Tourism By Supporting Community Events

The Maui County Office of Economic Development (OED), in partnership with the Hawaii Tourism Authority, is soliciting proposals for community-based events that will help to strengthen Hawaii tourism.
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September 19, 2011

Special Event Prime Opportunity for APEC Networking

Hawaii’s business community will have a prime opportunity to network and learn about current Asia-Pacific business issues at a special conference held in conjunction with the APEC economic summit.
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September 12, 2011

Making APEC Connections Subject of Seminar

Representative from Enterprise Honolulu and the Maui Economic Development Board are hosting a free workshop on September 29 ahead of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Leader’s Week conference in November.
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July 11, 2011

State’s New $13M Venture Capital Program Moving Forward

On July 26, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC) will hold an information meeting, on Oahu, to inform the public about its new venture capital fund and to seek input on implementation.
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June 07, 2011

DBEDT Releases Detailed Island Census 2010 Data

Using data obtained from the Census 2010, DBEDT has put together all sorts of tables on population and housing in a report entitled "Island Population and Housing Units, State of Hawaii: 2010", and made it available on their website.
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June 03, 2011

Rural Development Program Receives Extention With $4.3M Federal Grant

Senator Inouye announced today that University of Hawaii Maui College will receive $4,300,000 to continue a 14-year old program that provides job training and educational opportunities to more than 800 residents each year who live in underserved, rural communities throughout the state.
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May 09, 2011

Maui Gets More Canadian Visitors than Oahu in 2009

The Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) recently released a statistical summary of Canadian visitor characteristics which show that more Canadians visited Maui than Oahu in 2009.
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April 07, 2011

More Free Classes Than Ever At County Business Center

Karen Arawaka, the Small Business Advocate for Maui County, and the new manager at the Maui County Business Resource Center has outdone herself this month as she’s secured more speakers than ever to deliver expert advice and information on a wide variety of topics pertinent to Maui County small businesses.
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