Hawai'i Business Research Library (HBRL)

The Hawai‘i Business Research Library (HBRL) provides specialized and customized business research assistance to small business owners, educators and public policy makers. In order to succeed, prosper and grow, small businesses, much like major corporations, need quick and easy access to a wide variety of business, economic, and demographic data.  The HBRL is uniquely dedicated and equipped to serve the business information needs of individuals, start-up companies, existing businesses, and out-of-state and international entrepreneurs and companies wishing to start, expand, or relocate a business to Hawai‘i.  

The Hawai‘i Business Research Library is a multi-service, small business, reference and research center.  The researchers answer information requests in all areas of business.  The HBRL’s resources are enhanced by access to 400 online commercial databases covering all fields of research, including trade journals, business periodicals, and market research tools, providing current demographic estimates of standard or customized geographical areas.  The HBRL also annually publishes and maintains the Maui County Data Book for the  County of Maui.

Hawai‘i Business Research Library
Maui Research & Technology Center (MRTC)

590 Lipoa Pkwy - Suite 264
Kīhei, HI 96753

Submit Research Requests to:  Library@hisbdc.org

Voice: (808) 875-5990
Fax: (808) 875-5989


Han Montambault
Specialty Center Research Advisor


The Hawai‘i Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a program of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

This web site provides general information about the Hawai'i SBDC and other resource partners. The information contained in this website is not necessarily complete and does not constitute a contract. Information is subject to change at any given moment without prior notice and at the Hawai‘i SBDC's discretion. 

The Hawai‘i SBDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hawai‘i SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency as well as reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities.