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Bahraini Exports to Hawaii Worth $57,823

Posted on September 11, 2023

Asma Mohamed Al-Ayam Summary:  The trade representative of the Foreign Trade Zone in Hawaii, Tsoro Romi Hamatsu, revealed to Al-Ayam that in the first half of 2023, the total value of imports from Bahrain… Read More

Par Hawaii Receives First Federal Approval to Produce Renewable Fuels in a Foreign-Trade Zone

Posted on May 1, 2023

HONOLULU – In another first for Hawai‘i’s Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) program, Par Hawaii is the first refinery in the nation authorized to use renewable feedstock to produce renewable fuels under… Read More

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

Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism completes installation of largest solar PV system in Honolulu’s business district – Pacific Business News

Posted on January 11, 2018

By HJ Mai –  Web Editor/Energy Reporter, Pacific Business News, Jan 8, 2018, 11:56am HST Updated Jan 8, 2018, 1:26pm  Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism said it has completed the… 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

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