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DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DIVISION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LUIS P. SALAVERIA DIRECTOR GEORJA SKINNER CHIEF OFFICER, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DIVISION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 24, 2017 CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS AND COACHES FOR 2017 MUSIC IMMERSIVE CONNECTING SONGWRITERS WITH FILM & TV INDUSTRY Nā Hōkū Hanohano Winner, Amanda Frazier, ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2017 CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS September Music Immersive Program Held Immediately Following the Hawaii Songwriting Festival Deadline for Submissions: July 28, 2017 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID)’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Music Immersive Program ...
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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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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.