Office of International Trade | Resources

STEP Awardee: Hawaii

Office Information:

250 South Hotel Street, 5th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact:

Mr. Jamie Lumm
STEP Project Director
250 South Hotel Street, 5th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-587-2753

Federal Funding: $400,000

Match: $133,333

Total: $533,333

Description:

State Organization: Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism

The State of Hawaii will use STEP Program award funds to support export development for ESBCs by offering export readiness training through ExporTech, Export University, and export plan development counseling. Hawaii will also offer financial assistance awards for foreign market sales trips and U.S. Department of Commerce services fees. ESBCs will have the opportunity to attend numerous trade shows in Japan, as well as internationally oriented shows in Hawaii.