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Plan and manage your business...
Whether you are an existing business owner or an entrepreneur who plans to open a new business, the Hawai‘i SBDC can provide you with the resources to achieve your dreams.
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Business Events Calendar



Build your skills...
Successful business managers are lifetime learners. The Hawai‘i SBDC offers access to a variety of workshops and self- study resources to maximize your management skills.
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Research and Analysis


Evaluate the marketplace...
Understanding the marketplace is critical. The Hawai‘i SBDC can assist you in analyzing the market to ensure you are well-positioned for success.
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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.