Free Consulting Offered to Makiki Small Businesses-7/27/2018

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Release Number: 
HDO 18-27
Contact: 
Jane Sawyer: jane.sawyer@sba.gov

Honolulu, HI - What does SBA offer to small business owners?  The programs are many and varied, and the qualifications for each can be specific.  So far this fiscal year, SBA has supported almost $40 million in lending to small businesses in the Hawaii District and we’re prepared to provide more assistance to local companies ready to grow.  Watch for SBA Resource Day in Makiki on July  27, 2018.

Take advantage of this free opportunity to meet one-on-one for a 30-minute confidential consultation with an SBA representative who will help you cut through the red tape, navigate and explain SBA programs and resources available to you.  Ask us about our various loan programs including:

  • Loans for working capital – SBA Express, Export Express and Veterans Advantage Programs;
  • Long-term financing to purchase or renovate business real estate or major equipment – the SBA 504 Loan Program; and
  • Government contracting certifications and assistance SBA’s 8(a) Business Development & Other Government Contracting Programs

In coordination with American Savings Bank (ASB), one of our participating lenders, an experienced SBA specialist will be available for a 30-minute confidential consultation on Friday, July 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at ASB – Makiki at 1209 Piikoi Street.

Appointments are required and scheduled by SBA.  Walk-ins may be accepted if time allows.  To register, or for more information, you can call (808) 541-2990 x 210, or e-mail jerry.hirata@sba.gov.

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.