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DBEDT/Creative Industries Division Update in the face of COVID-19 FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR COMMUNITY Aloha Mai Kākou, Due to this unprecedented national health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus, we want to inform you of steps we’re taking at the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s Creative Industries Division to ensure the ...
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Creative Lab Hawaii is now accepting applications for: MEDIA: Transmedia Ideation Weekend (Island of Hawaii, Kona – June 16 – 17, 2018) Application Form. For a full list of requirements please send an email at [email protected] Submission Deadline: June 1, 2018, 4:30 p.m. HST MUSIC: Music Immersive (Island of Hawaii, Kona – July 23 – ...
Read More Call for Applications – Media & Music Programs

HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces its 2018 Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Media Programs in Screenwriting, Producing, Web Series and Ideation, which are expanding to Kauai, Maui and Hawaii islands. The application submission period is now open and closes on April 15, 2018, 4:30 p.m. ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES THE START OF ITS 2018 PROGRAM

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE KAILUA SINGER/SONGWRITER HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) congratulates Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Music Immersive Program Fellow Olivia Cargile on the placement of her song in one of the biggest online television promos of the upcoming television season. Fox Broadcasting Company ...
Read More CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE KAILUA SINGER/SONGWRITER

During the 2016-2017 calendar year, the Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program) successfully executed and concluded the following six Program Tracks: Screenwriting, Producing, Web-Series, Animation, and Music. In total, there were 35 creative entrepreneurs that were enrolled in the CLH Program’s five-day Immersive hands on training component in the five Program Tracks. Participants hailed from ...
Read More Wrap up for 2016 – 2017 Creative Lab Hawaii Program

November 29, 2017 Living808 featuring Creative Lab Hawaii – DBEDT Director Luis P Salaveria and Creative Industries Hawaii Chief Officer Georja Skinner promote Creative Lab Hawaii – changing Hawaii’s innovation economy- one creative entrepreneur at a time.

Hawai‘i’s Sonic Exports The Creative Lab Hawai‘i Music Immersive helps artists realize their full potentials and attain success in the music industry. Text by: Eunica Escalante Images by: Megan Spelman The strumming of a bass guitar broke the silence of the Doris Duke Theatre, followed by the steady pulse of the drums and the plucking ...
Read More FLUX Magazine – Movement (November 2017)

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, ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS AND COACHES FOR 2017 MUSIC IMMERSIVE

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 ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

  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 ...
Read More CID partner with FLUX Magazine on Pop-Up shop in Venice, California