May
4
11:00 AM11:00

31st Annual Statewide SBA Awards

Surround Yourself with Success at the 31st Annual Statewide SBA Awards on May 4! 

The 2018 SBA Small Business Awardees will gather at the Hawaii Prince Hotel in Waikiki on Friday to showcase their businesses and tell the stories about building their dreams and creating success in the world of business.  Find out what drives them and be inspired, too! 

Go to https://www.hawaiibusiness.com/the-best-of-small-business-2018/  to see some of their backgrounds and to reserve your seat at the table for National Small Business Week today. 

Congratulations to 22 amazing SBA Small Business Award winners from across the State! Check out these top performers and join the celebration!  

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How to Start a Small Business
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

How to Start a Small Business

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Topic: Business Basics

We're pleased to announce our entrepreneurship class focused on people who are at the beginning stages of starting their business on O‘ahu. This class will address all of the important topics you must consider before investing money or time, and so it is a very important step in the process of starting your business.

Speaker(s): Lori Hiramatsu, Hawai‘i SBDC Senior Business Advisor

Co-Sponsor(s): VBOC of the Pacific

Free street parking is available, as well as limited Guest parking in the marked stalls of the MIC parking lot.

Fee: $ 10.00

Payment is to be made at the time of on-line registration.

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Phone: 808-945-1430

Email: andra.carroll@hisbdc.org

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Attend the 2018 HiSTEP Kick-Off Seminar!
Dec
6
8:45 AM08:45

Attend the 2018 HiSTEP Kick-Off Seminar!

  • Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9, Homer Maxey International Trade Center  (map)
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Attend the 2018 HiSTEP Kick-Off Seminar!

Participate in HiSTEP and grow your international export business! Please join us to learn more about the 2018 Hawaii State Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP. The program is designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their export business in markets around the world.

The HiSTEP program has three key components that you will learn about in the seminar:

  1. Export Readiness Program – training and mentoring
  2. Company Assistance – awards up to $7,500
  3. Hawaii Pavilions – support at major trade shows

All 2018 program participants should complete the 2018 HiSTEP Application and register to attend the kick-off seminar being offered in several locations:
 

Oahu

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Venue: Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9, Homer Maxey International Trade Center       
Registration: The event is free, but attendees must register online.
 


 

 

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DOWNTOWN UNCORKED
Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

DOWNTOWN UNCORKED

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Grab your friends and join us for a fabulous evening of seasonal food, wine and beer tasting in Elizabeth Fuller Hall, YWCA O'ahu. Our silent wine auction is sure to be packed with desirable labels and the Lucky Draw will have several fantastic high ticket items.

Limited sponsored tables available. Please contact Colleen at cmcaluney@ywcaoahu.org.

Fee: $ 60.00

REGISTER HERE

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HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS

Topic: Business Basics

Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

O‘ahu Center

Manoa Innovation Center

Honolulu, Hawaii

We're pleased to announce our entrepreneurship class focused on people who are at the beginning stages of starting their business on O‘ahu.
This class will address all of the important topics you must consider before investing money or time, and so it is a very important step in the process of starting your business.

Speaker(s): James Tenrai, Hawai‘i SBDC Senior Business Advisor

Free street parking is available, as well as limited Guest parking in the marked stalls of the MIC parking lot.

Fee: $ 10.00

Payment is to be made at the time of on-line registration.

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Phone: 808-945-1430

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2800 Woodlawn Avenue
Suite 299
Honolulu, HI 96822

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Pathways to Profit: HR ESSENTIALS
Nov
7
10:00 AM10:00

Pathways to Profit: HR ESSENTIALS

  • 2888 Ualena Street Honolulu, HI, 96819 United States (map)
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Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Chefzone

Honolulu

Hiring your first employee and wondering about how to comply with HR rules and regulations? Or do you have employees and could use a refresher course? Either way, this workshop will give you practical information for addressing these concerns, and others, including benefits and payroll administration, and more.

Speaker(s): Beulah Olanolan, HR; Kenyata McCoy, Payroll; Marian Fong, Healthcare

Parking is free

Fee: $ 25.00

Payment is to be made at the time of on-line registration.

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Phone: 808-945-1430

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2888 Ualena Street
Honolulu, HI 96819

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Marketing and Sales
Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

Marketing and Sales

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Thursday, November 02, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Hawaii Innovation Center

Hilo

Make sure your business shows up online – FOR FREE! Help people find you by getting your business on Google Search and Maps. Join us for a free workshop to help get you started. Sessions will begin at 9 and 10 am. SBDC staff will be on hand to help you claim your Google business listing and get your business online! #OnTheMap
Register for this FREE event at www.hisbdc.org. For more information contact 933-0776. Register early by 11/1/17
Speaker(s): Kanoe Puuohau

Fee: Free

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Phone: 808-933-0776

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117 Keawe St. 
Hilo, HI 96720

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