The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will be administering the manufacturers grant program that was passed by the state legislature this past session. They are currently in the process of writing the rules to implement the program, which are currently up for public review. The funds can be used for equipment, training, energy efficiency and planning of a new facility.
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See below for Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) governing HTDC and the proposed manufacturing development grant program.
 
PDF Chapter 15-31, Hawaii Administrative Rules entitled “High Technology Development Corporation”
PDF Chapter 15-30, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled “High Technology Development Corporation Rules of Practice and Procedure”
PDF Chapter 15-32, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled “Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program”
PDF Proposed Chapter 15-32 “Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program”

PDF Proposed Chapter 15-33 “Hawaii Manufacturing Development Program”

PDF Proposed Chapter 15-34 “Alternative Energy Research and Development Program”
 
If you have any questions, please contact Len Higashi at len@htdc.org.