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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2015 FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha To New York Fashion Week with Pop-Up General Store in Collaboration with Mori and Events by OVB and DBEDT Honolulu, Hawaii – After premiering a successful event in 2014 during New York Fashion Week, FLUX Hawaii returns to New York City for a second year, bringing aloha ...
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The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has the largest entrepreneurship focus of any US-based private foundation. Over the last two decades the Foundation has supported a wide variety of programs and initiatives that support entrepreneurs. As part of a new strategic plan, the Foundation will be developing a portfolio of grants to support entrepreneurs and to ...
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Application Period: August 1st – August 31st, 2015 Start: Mid to Late September Sign-Up: Check back for more info on the new website coming soon! Global Virtual Studios (GVS), in collaboration with DBEDT’s Creative Industries Division (CID) and funding from the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), have officially launched the GVS Transmedia Accelerator (GTA)!  As part of DBEDT’s broader ...
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THE OVERVIEW OF THE 2015 FASHION IMMERSIVE MISSION The mission of the Creative Lab Fashion Immersive (CL/FI) is to identify creative entrepreneurs (fashion apparel and/or accessory designer) and provide up to ten participants an opportunity to deepen their relationship with their craft, increase opportunities for investment, and provide them with mentoring/coaching on the business of ...
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The Creative Industries Division (CID) is a proud sponsor on the KMF’s Hawai’i Songwriting Festival, June 11 – 13, 2015 at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Hawaii. KMF’s Hawai’i Songwriting Festival is a celebration of the art & craft of songwriting, with an emphasis on collaboration, education, and music for film/TV. Songwriters of all levels from all walks of ...
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  Hawaii’s Creative Industries Metrics The Creative Industries Division (CID) and DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division have tracked metrics in 13 key sectors of Hawaii’s Creative Economy. These metrics have provided a baseline for tracking the performance of the State’s Creative Clusters, identified emerging, declining and transitioning sectors of the economy, and guided CID’s ...
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Pow Wow Hawaii Gets A Fresh Start

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 in News

If you take a step through Kakaako, the first thing that strikes you is the view of murals. So, why are the Pow Wow Hawaii organizers painting over them? That’s right, the annual event turns 5 starting February 8th.  View the full schedule here.                       ...
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