19th Annual Hawaii Government Contracting Forum

The Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center provides customized business solutions for Hawaiʻi’s minority entrepreneurs.

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is the only Federal Government agency solely dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises (MBEs).

Operated by the University of Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center is proud to support local MBEs

Our Services

Business Analysis

Organizational Assessment

Process Improvement

Business Plan Development

Market Access

Procurement Guidance

Business Certifications: 8(a), HUBZone, DBE

Market Research and Planning

Capital Access

Financial, credit, and risk analysis

SBA and conventional loan preparation

General financial counseling

Our Team

Chris Rachal

Program Director

Chuck Lopez

Business Development Specialist

Arthur Martirosian

Business Development Specialist

The Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center is part of a network of Centers fostering the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in America. The Center is partnered with the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Shidler College of Business, under the management of the Pacific Business Center Program. The Center is Federally funded by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce.

Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center

University of Hawaiʻi, Shidler College of Business
2404 Maile Way, A414b
Honolulu, HI 96822

Telephone: 808.956.0850
Fax: 808.956.0851

E-mail: [email protected]