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Hawaii Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Hawaii Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Hawaii Governor David Ige.

Hawaii Governor David Ige

  • Capital: Honolulu
  • Population (2015 Est.): 1,431,603
  • Largest Cities (2010-14 Average): Urban Honolulu, 352,769 (2015 Est.); East Honolulu, 48,926; Pearl City, 47,277; Hilo, 44,549; Waipahu, 40,532
  • Targeted Industries: Technology, Renewable Energy, Healthcare, Tourism, Education (Private), Apparel, Creative (e.g., Film/TV, R&D)
  • Key Incentives: Small Business Loans, Small Business Innovation Grants, Equity Investors, Innovate Hawaii, Corporate Tax Credit for Solar & Wind Energy, Energy Investment Tax Credit, Film Production Income Tax Credit
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $79.7 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce


For the latest Hawaii incentives, click this link.

State Listings

  • Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii

    Sherry Menor-McNamara
    President & CEO
    1132 Bishop Street, Suite 402
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    P: 808-545-4300, ext. 388
    [email protected]
  • Hawai'i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED)

    Brent Kakesako
    Executive Director
    677 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 702
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    P: 808-550-2661
    [email protected]
  • Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism

    Luis P. Salaveria
    P.O. Box 2359
    Honolulu, HI 96804
    P: 808-586-2355
    [email protected]
  • High Technology Development Corporation

    Robbie Melton
    Executive Director & CEO
    Manoa Innovation Center, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 100
    Honolulu, HI 96822
    P: 808-539-3806
    [email protected]
  • Latin Business Hawaii (LBH)

    Jose Villa
    PMB 344 P.O. Box 30800
    Honolulu, HI 96820
    P: 808-744-7225
    [email protected]

Utility Listings

  • Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

    James A. Ajello
    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
    P.O. Box 730
    Honolulu, HI 96808-0730
    P: 808-543-5662
    [email protected]

Regional Listings

  • Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce

    Kirstin Kahaloa
    Executive Director
    75-5737 Kuakini Highway, Suite 208
    Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    P: 808-329-1758
    [email protected]
  • The Pacific and Asian Affairs Council

    Jill Takasaki Canfield
    Executive Director
    1601 East-West Road, 4th Floor
    Honolulu, HI 96848-1601
    P: 808-944-7780
    [email protected]

County Listings

  • City and County of Honolulu Office of Economic Development

    Nicole A. Velasco
    Executive Director
    530 South King Street, Room 306
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    P: 808-768-5764
    [email protected]
  • County of Maui

    Teena Rasmussen
    Economic Development Director
    2200 Main Street, One Main Plaza Building, Suite 305
    Wailuku, HI 96793
    P: 808-270-7710
    [email protected]
  • Hawai‘i Island Economic Development Board Inc.

    Jacqui Hoover
    Executive Director
    117 Keawe Street
    Hilo, HI 96720
    P: 808-935-2180
    [email protected]

City Listings

  • Enterprise Honolulu

    Pono Shim
    President & CEO
    Dillingham Transportation Building, 735 Bishop Street, Suite 412
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    P: 808-521-3611 x1
    [email protected]
  • Kaui Economic Development Board

    Mattie Yoshioka
    President & CEO
    4290 Rice Street
    Lihue, HI 96766
    P: 808-245-6692
    [email protected]
  • Maui Economic Development Board, Inc.

    Jeanne Unemori Skog
    President & CEO
    1305 N. Holopono St., Suite 1
    Kihei, HI 96753
    P: 808-875-2314
    [email protected]