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  The Creative Industries Division partnered with FLUX Magazine on a Hawaii Pop-Up shop on the culturally vibrant enclave of Abbott Kinney in Venice, California. The event, which took place from September 1-5 in the area also known as “Silicon Beach”, during the highly trafficked period of Labor Day weekend, promoted Hawaii’s creative talent, including ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 7, 2016 Media contacts: Lesa Griffith Tel: 808-532-8712 Email: lgriffith@honolulumuseum.org Christine Hirasa, DBEDT Tel: 808-587-9006, mobile 808-286-9017 Email: christine.m.hirasa@hawaii.gov HoMA AND DBEDT TEAM UP TO OFFER BRANDING WORKSHOP FOR UPCOMING CREATIVES   Star jewelry designer Bliss Lau and brand strategist Jasmine Takanikos lead workshop and free talk   WHAT:Centering Your Brand: ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2016                                                                                                                        FLUX Hawaii General Store to Pop Up in Venice, California + Nella Media Group and Klick Communications to Then “Lei Over” in the Big Apple Honolulu, Hawaii – The FLUX Hawaii General Store, presented by Hawaiian Airlines, will pop up on “the coolest block in America,” Abbot Kinney Boulevard ...
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Creative Lab Hawaii is now accepting applications: Immersive Program Writers Immersive (March 13 – March 17. 2017) Producers Immersive (March 20 – March 24, 2017) Deadline for Writers Immersive and Producers Immersive: December 23, 2016 Web-Series Immersive (June 05 – June 09, 2017) Animation Immersive (June 12 – June 16, 2017) Deadline for Web-Series Immersive ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2016 DBEDT’S CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND CREATIVE LAB HAWAII TO SPEAK AT CREATIVE WORLD SUMMIT WASHINGTON D.C., JULY 27 – 28, 2016 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announced today that Georja Skinner, DBEDT’s Creative Industries Division (CID) chief officer, will be speaking at a ...
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During the 2015-2016 calendar year, the Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program) successfully executed and concluded the following 6 Program Tracks:  Fashion, Screenwriting, Producing, Web-Series Development, Mobile Game App Development, and Music. In total, there were 45 creative entrepreneurs that were enrolled in the CLH Program’s 5-Day Immersive hands on training component in the 6 ...
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Capitol Connection Newsletter with Gov. David Ige featured his innovation plan in April issue. Read the full article in Gov. David Ige’s website.  Photo: GVS “Pitch Showcase” with entrepreneurs, mentors and investors.      

Creative Lab Spring 2016 Featured Meg LeFauve, screenwriter of the Academy Award winning animated film “Inside Out,” and Creative Lab Hawaii @ HIFF 2016 keynote speaker, and mentor for the CL Screenwriting Producing Immersive. HONOLULU – Meg LeFauve was nominated for an Oscar, and one of this year’s Variety’s Screenwriters To Watch, Meg LeFauve was ...
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Hawaii Business Magazine’s February 2016 issue featured a story on Creative Lab Hawaii, a program which supports the growth of Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs. For the full story, go to Hawaii Business Magazine Webpage.

Join Cheryl Hirasa, PIC Director of Program Development & Content Strategy, on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm HST for a live chat on PIC’s Facebook page about the Media Fund process for R&D applications. Cheryl will be taking questions from “do I need letters of commitment?” to “what can R&D funding cover?” To ...
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