Import/Export Video Library

Import/Export Video Library

9/16/2020: Import 101 (Kinabukasan Series)

GFH Global customs brokers, Gary Hamakawa and Matt Leaverton, breakdown the basics of importing to Hawaii, the requirements and best practices. Also, hear from Melody Calisay of East West Marketing about her journey to becoming an importer and her lessons learned. This is part of the Kinabukasan series hosted by the Filipino Chamber of Commerce and the Filcom Center.


10/1/2020: International Hawaii on ThinkTech Hawaii

INNOVATE Hawaii PPE Manufacturing Grant with Wayne Layugan, Senior Project Manager. Learn more and apply here! 


10/15/2020: International Hawaii on ThinkTech Hawaii

Patrick Lau, Founder and President of Savor Brands, shares his journey from startup to 30-person company with a national distribution of products.  He shares lessons learned while building and scaling his design and import business. On an added note, he mentioned the Hawaii Islands Freight Association (HIFA) as an important organization that helps ensure companies are cost-effective freight rates to maintain a competitive edge. We need all the help we can get to save on transportation out here!

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