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 (2017 Est.): 1,427,538
  • Largest Cities (2011-15 Est.): Urban Honolulu, 350,395 (2017 Est.); East Honolulu, 48,092; Pearl City, 47,021; Hilo, 45,380; Waipahu, 41,165
  • 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 HI, Corporate Tax Credit for Solar & Wind Energy, Energy Investment Tax Credit, Film Production Income Tax Credit, Research Activity Tax Credit, R&D Tax Credit Grant
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $88.1 billion*

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

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State Listings

Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii

Sherry Menor-McNamara
President & CEO
1132 Bishop Street, Suite 402
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-545-4300, ext. 388
[email protected]
www.cochawaii.org

Economic Development Alliance of Hawaii

Jeanne Unemori Skog
Chair/Director
Dillingham Transportation Building, 735 Bishop Street, Suite 424
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-521-3611
[email protected]
www.edahawaii.org

Hawai'i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED)

Brent Kakesako
Executive Director
1575 South Beretania Street, Suite 211
Honolulu, HI 96826
808-550-2661
[email protected]
www.hacbed.org

Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism

Mike McCartney
Director
P.O. Box 2359
Honolulu, HI 96804
808-586-2355
[email protected]
www.hawaii.gov/dbedt

High Technology Development Corporation

Len Higashi
Acting Executive Director
2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 120
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-539-3814
[email protected]
www.htdc.org

Pelatron Center for Economic Development

Wendell W. Jung
President
3375 Koapaka Street, Suite F220-01
Honolulu, HI 96819
808-629-7036
[email protected]
pcednho.org


Utility Listings

Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

Gregory C. Hazelton
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
P.O. Box 730
Honolulu, HI 96808-0730
808-543-5662
[email protected]
www.hei.com


Regional Listings

Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce

Wendy Laros
Executive Director
75-5737 Kuakini Highway, Suite 208
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
808-329-1758
[email protected]
www.kona-kohala.com

The Pacific and Asian Affairs Council

Niki Shishido
Executive Director
1601 East-West Road, 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96848-1601
808-944-7781
[email protected]
www.paachawaii.org


County Listings

City and County of Honolulu Office of Economic Development

Edwin P. Hawkins
Executive Director
530 South King Street, Room 306
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-768-5764
[email protected]
www.honolulu.gov/ecodev

County of Maui

Kay Fukumoto
Economic Development Director
2200 Main Street, One Main Plaza Building, Suite 305
Wailuku, HI 96793
808-270-7710
[email protected]
www.mauicounty.gov

Hawai‘i Island Economic Development Board Inc.

Jacqui Hoover
Executive Director
117 Keawe Street
Hilo, HI 96720
808-935-2180
[email protected]
www.hiedb.org


City Listings

Kauai Economic Development Board

David Schwartz
Executive Director
9565 Kaumuali’i Highway, Suite 101
Waimea, HI 96796
808-245-6692
[email protected]
www.kedb.com

Maui Economic Development Board, Inc.

Leslie Wilkins
President & CEO
1305 North Holopono Street, Suite 1
Kihei, HI 96753
808-875-2337
[email protected]
www.medb.org

Oahu Economic Development Board

Pono Shim
President & CEO
735 Bishop Street, Suite 424
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-521-3611, ext. 1
[email protected]
www.oedb.biz