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Office of International Trade: Hawaii

Office Information:

State of Hawaii
Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Strategic Marketing & Support Division
P.O. Box 2359
250 South Hotel Street, 5th Floor
Honolulu, HI    96817

Contact:

Mr.  Jamie K. Lum
808-587-2753
808-586-2589

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Dennis T. Ling
Strategic Marketing & Support Division
Administrator
808 587-2755
808 586-2589

Federal Funding: $703,505

Description:

The Hawaii STEP (HiSTEP) Program Plan is built on a multifaceted approach that begins with comprehensive export assistance, readiness, counseling and training that leads into a menu of targeted activities designed to generate new export sales for participating small businesses from key industry sectors.  The main components of the HiSTEP Program includes export readiness, providing strategic export development statewide via the Export University program, consisting of approximately 20 hours of instruction to 50 companies via webinars and course materials. Additionally, the State of Hawaii plans to host 13 trade shows and trade missions in the apparel, gold, lifestyle, and other consumer product categories.