Resources

The following links are to online collections of business & economic development, & pacific region related resources:

Aquaculture

 
Links to local and national aquaculture organizations and resources.
Aquaculture in Hawaii: http://www.hawaiiaquaculture.org/
Aquaculture Interchange Program (AIP): http://www.oceanicinstitute.org/research/aipprogram.html
Honolulu Aquarium Society: http://www.honoluluaquariumsociety.com/
Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture (CTSA): http://www.ctsa.org/
Oceanic Institute: http://www.oceanicinstitute.org/
The Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM): http://www.ocrm.nos.noaa.gov/
Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center (PACRC): http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/~pacrc/index.html
UH Sea Grant: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/SEAGRANT/

CBED Links

Community Based Economic Development links.

City and County of Honolulu Community-Based Economic Development (CBED). The City and County of Honolulu provides organizations that support community-based enterprises with the opportunity to revitalize their communities through collaborative efforts among residents and organizations. Through its various economic development initiatives, CBED has provided more than $5M to community economic development organizations and assists more than 1,000 people annually. http://www.co.honolulu.hi.us/dcs/cbed.htm

Hawaii Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED): provides training, resource development, technical assistance and practical applications to help write grant proposals for community-based economic development projects/programs.http://www.hacbed.org/

Hawai'i Community Foundation (HCF): "facilitates and supports the great works of the nonprofit sector through strategic grantmaking and other nonprofit assistance." http://www.hcf-hawaii.org/

Hawaii Community Loan Fund(HCLF): can fund loans to community organizations involved in economic development. http://www.hclf.org/

Office of Hawaiian Affairs' Native Hawaiian Revolving Loan Fund (OHA-NHRLF):http://www.oha.org/loans.htm

Pacific Gateway Center (PGC):http://www.pacificgateway.org/

Samoan Service Providers Association (SSPA):http://www.samoanserviceproviders.com

State of Hawaii Community-Based Economic Development (CBED): The program offers loans, grants and technical assistance to eligible non-profit, geographic, cultural or economic-based community groups. These groups can develop viable, sustainable business ventures that serve local needs and are compatible with the vision, character and cultural values of their communities. This program is sponsored by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), State of Hawaii. http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/cbed/

Ecotourism

 
Links to ecotourism organizations and resources on the internet, including a downloadable ecotourism planning kit.
 
Big Volcano Ecotourism Resource Centre:http://www.bigvolcano.com.au/ercentre/ercpage.htm
Hawaii Ecotourism Association:http://www.hawaiiecotourism.org/
PBCP's Ecotourism Planning Kit:Eco-Kit
The International Ecotourism Society (TIES): http://www.ecotourism.org/
International Year of Ecotourism 2002: http://www.world-tourism.org/sustainable/IYE-Main-Menu.htm/
All about Hawaii Ecotourism: http://www.travelinsurancereview.net/Travel-Facts/ecotourism.html
 

Grants & Foundations

 
Links to grant and foundation funding information.
 

The Foundation Center maintains annotated links to more than 2,000 grantmaker websites. The links are organized by type of organization providing grants: private foundations, corporations, public charities, and community foundations. http://fdncenter.org/funders/grantmaker/index.html

Hawai'i Community Foundation (HCF) "facilitates and supports the great works of the nonprofit sector through strategic grantmaking and other nonprofit assistance." http://www.hcf-hawaii.org/

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Programs (CFDA) is a government-wide compendium of all 1,479 federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. These programs provide grants, loans, loan guarantees, services, information, scholarships, training, insurance, etc., to millions of Americans every day. http://www.cfda.gov/

The U.S. House of Representatives grants website with links to internet sites for researching grants, procurement. http://www.house.gov/ffr/Grants_Other.htm

US Department of Housing and Urban Development This link brings you directly to a page with links to all of the grants and programs available from HUD. http://www.hud.gov/grants/index.cfm

Hawaii Business Links

 
Links to resources for Hawaii based entrepreneurs and business owners.
 
Business Action Center: http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/bac/home.html
eHawaiiGov: http://www.ehawaiigov.org/working/html/starting.html
Enterprise Honolulu: http://www.enterprisehonolulu.com/
Hawaii Business Name Search: http://www.ehawaiigov.org/dcca/bizsearch/exe/bizsearch.cgi
Hawaii Small Business Development Centers(SBDC): http://www.hawaii-sbdc.org/
Hawaii Women’s Business Center: http://www.HawaiiWBC.org/execdir.html
Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development (OTTED): http://www.mic.hawaii.edu/
Small Business Administration (SBA), Hawaii District Office: http://www.sba.gov/hi/http://www.sba.gov/hi/
Small Business Hawaii: http://www.hotspotshawaii.com/smallbusinesshawaii/
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR): http://www.htdc.org/sbir/
Starting a business in Hawaii: http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/start/index.html
State of Hawaii, Departement of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT): http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/
TheHawaiiChannel.com's Small Business Resource Center: http://www.thehawaiichannel.com/smallbusinessconnection/
 

Business Publication Links

Hawaii Business Online: http://www.hawaiibusiness.cc/
The Honolulu Advertiser, Business Section: http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/business/
The Honolulu Advertiser, Technology Section: http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/technology/
The Official Dilbert Website: http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert/
Pacific Business News: http://www.bizjournals.com/
The Wall Street Journal Online: http://online.wsj.com/

High Technology

 
Links to Hawaii and Pacific High Tech.
 
High Technology Development Corporation: http://www.hawaii.edu/pbcp/resources/[http://www.htdc.org/
Information and Communications Technology for Pacific Islanders: http://www.pacificforum.com/ict/index.shtml
Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development (OTTED): http://www.mic.hawaii.edu/
Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR): http://www.pichtr.org/
Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association: http://www.pita.org.fj/
Pacific Telecommunications Council: http://ptc.org/
Pan-Pacific Education and Communication Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT): http://www.peacesat.hawaii.edu/
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR): http://www.htdc.org/sbir/
 

Partners & Sponsors

 
A list of PBCP Partners and Sponsors.
 
Federal Agencies

Universities and Community Colleges

Private Sector

State & Local Government Agencies

Economic Development Organzations/Agencies

 

Regional News

 
Links to regional news publications from the areas that PBCP serves.
 
Pacific/Oceania Regional News

American Samoa

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

Guam

Hawaii

Republic of the Marshall Islands

Samoa

 

PBCP Newsletters

 
Download PBCP newsletters here.