Small Business, Entrepreneurship Advocacy, Economic Development, Innovation

Represents the interests of small business in legislative and regulatory matters, and works to provide opportunities for the establishment, growth and development of small business, and to benefit small business Chamber members through participation.

Issues include: Small business incentives, small business workshops/training, procurement

Explores initiatives that help diversify and grow Hawaii’s economy, while maintaining strong support of the state’s main economic driver, tourism. Emphasis is placed on economic development through innovation at all levels, including research and development, which is critical to job creation, and enabling the ability to compete with players in the national and international arena.

Issues include: Dual use and defense technology, environment and energy, tourism, research & development

Chair: TBD

Committee meetings are open to all Chamber members. If you are interested in joining a committee, please email us