Step 10: Partner with MBDA Hawaii Business Center

The MBDA Hawaii Business Center, operating under the University of Hawaii, is a part of the national network of Minority Business Development Agency centers. Our mission is to assist minority businesses in achieving growth and competitiveness. We offer a range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of minority business enterprises (MBEs) in Hawaii. Here’s how we can help:

Our dedicated team at MBDA Hawaii offers personalized guidance to navigate the complexities of business growth and development. Our services include:

  • Evaluating your business’s readiness for expansion
  • Supporting access to State, local and Federal Contracts, including guidance on procurement processes and bid opportunities
  • Assistance with business registration and obtaining necessary certifications
  • Guidance on accessing capital and funding opportunities
  • Support in understanding and complying with government regulations
  • Marketing and networking strategies to connect with potential clients and partners
  • Customized advice for tapping into new markets and sectors

We organize a variety of workshops and events designed to educate and empower minority business owners. These events provide insights into the latest business trends and opportunities, and offer a platform for networking with other businesses and industry leaders.


Engage with the MBDA Hawaii Business Center to leverage our resources and expertise for your business growth. Reach out to us at: [email protected]

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]