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Big plans for PISCES program

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems has received $2.3 million to help attract NASA and other space agencies to the Big Island. The funds include $1.8 million to begin plans for facility expansion and $500,000 for operations cost, said Rob Kelso, the new PISCES executive director. While […]

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Hawaii picks up national energy savings award

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) State Energy Office took home a top award on behalf of the State of Hawaii in the 2012 “Race to the Top” energy savings per capita competition, recently presented by Energy Services Coalition (ESC) in Nashville, Tenn. The ESC “Race to the Top” ranks […]

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DBEDT energy update for February 2012

DBEDT energy update for February 2012

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) would like to share the first edition of the DBEDT Energy Update. The DBEDT Energy Update serves Hawaii’s businesses and policy makers in making informed decisions about future investments, job creation, and policy decisions. The energy industry is a significant catalyst for economic development, […]

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Office of Information Practices director, DBEDT deputy selected

Office of Information Practices director, DBEDT deputy selected

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed Cheryl Kakazu Park as the Director of the Office of Information Practices. A 1981 graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law, Park was a partner at the Honolulu law firm of Watanabe, Ing, & Kawashima before moving to Europe in 1992 and to Nevada in 1995. […]

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State forecasts stronger economic growth

State forecasts stronger economic growth

MEDIA RELEASE In its first quarter 2011 economic report, the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) forecasts a strong recovery in Hawaii’s economy in 2011 and economic expansion in 2012. DBEDT expects continued growth in tourism and the recovery in construction in Hawaii will help the economy to head on to the expansion […]

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State reduces energy consumption by 5.8 percent

State reduces energy consumption by 5.8 percent

MEDIA RELEASE During fiscal year 2009, total state agency electric consumption dropped 5.8 percent from 2008 and 2.5 percent from the baseline year of 2005, according to the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) annual “Lead By Example” report to the state Legislature. The decline in the state’s energy consumption represents the largest […]

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