Category - News

Hawaii’s FTZ9 Number One in the Nation for Businesses Served

Posted on November 23, 2020

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board recently released their 2019 report to Congress. According to the report, there were 193 FTZs active during the year, with a total of 348 active production… Read More

David Sikkink Wins 2018 Hawaii Procurement Professional Excellence Award

Posted on October 22, 2018

October 19 2018, Honolulu, HI.  David J. Sikkink, Administrator of the Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9, won the 2018 Hawaii Procurement Professional Excellence Award. The award is in recognition of  noteworthy… Read More

Energy Office Schedules Community Meetings on Utility Model Study

Posted on October 5, 2017

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) will host a series of community meetings across the state next week to solicit community input for a study being done on… Read More

Governor Ige announces milestone in harbor modernization

Posted on September 22, 2017

HDOT makes new terminal allocations, selects contractor for Kapalama Container Terminal Project HONOLULU – – Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division announced a key decision… Read More

73 Hawaii Companies Represented at the 2017 Tokyo International Gift Show

Posted on September 20, 2017

SBA Announces $400,000 Award to DBEDT HONOLULU – Seventy-three companies represented Hawaii at the 2017 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS).This year marks the sixth consecutive year that the Department of… Read More

FTZ9 Trade Talks: Week of February 27-March 3, 2017

Posted on March 6, 2017

A summary of international business news prepared by the Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone 9 with the collaboration ofthe Research and Economic Analysis Division of the Department of Business, Economic Development &… Read More

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Donates New Items to The Institute for Human Services

Posted on July 28, 2016

HONOLULU – The state Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 (FTZ9), a division within the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) donated a large truckload (31 boxes) full of… Read More

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Posted on June 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 29, 2016 Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Celebrates 50th Anniversary HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) celebrated the 50th anniversary of… Read More

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone 9 to Celebrate its 50th Anniversary

Posted on June 17, 2016

NAFTZ, the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones, is the collective voice of the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program.  June 2016’s ZONES REPORT includes a feature on Hawaii’s FTZ9.  The first President… Read More

Micro Grid Company at the FTZ

Posted on July 27, 2015

R.P. Delio and Company will be starting their new offices and facility here at the FTZ#9. Plans are in the works for them to start bringing in their battery storage… Read More

Stay in the loop with the latest Hawaii trade news Subscribe to the FTZ#9 Newsletter