Strengthening Hawaii's Minority Businesses
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
Business Plan Development
Business Certifications: 8(a), HUBZone, DBE
Market Research and Planning
Financial, credit, and risk analysis
SBA and conventional loan preparation
General financial counseling
Business Development Program Manager
Business Development Program 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.