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During the 2015-2016 calendar year, the Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program) successfully executed and concluded the following 6 Program Tracks:  Fashion, Screenwriting, Producing, Web-Series Development, Mobile Game App Development, and Music. In total, there were 45 creative entrepreneurs that were enrolled in the CLH Program’s 5-Day Immersive hands on training component in the 6 ...
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Programs Accelerate Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2016 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the participants and coaches for the Music Immersive Program (June 11-15) through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH). The program will take place on Hawaii ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES MUSIC IMMERSIVE PARTICIPANTS FOR SONGWRITING BOOT CAMP AND MENTORS

Programs Accelerate Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2016 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a series of events to grow Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs.  The events include two panel discussions, a keynote talk and an ideation weekend, which are all ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON ANIMATION, BROADBAND/NEW MEDIA AND MOBILE GAME APPS

For Immediate Release: May 6, 2016 HONOLULU—The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) thanks the Hawaii State Legislature for showing broad support for the state’s innovation initiatives this legislative session. State lawmakers approved funding for a range of critical programs that help to grow and diversify Hawaii’s economy. As part of the ...
Read More 2016 Legislature Approves Funding in Support of State Innovation Initiatives

Capitol Connection Newsletter with Gov. David Ige featured his innovation plan in April issue. Read the full article in Gov. David Ige’s website. Photo: GVS “Pitch Showcase” with entrepreneurs, mentors and investors.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2016 Program Accelerates Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the start of its Creative Lab Hawaii Accelerator Program (CLH Program). The CLH Program is an economic development initiative that started in 2012, and is composed ...
Read More Creative Lab Hawaii Accelerator Program Begins its 2016 Season

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2016 Industry Professionals Behind “Inside Out,” “The Patriot Games” and “A Dog’s Purpose” Here Meg LeFauve to Headline Public Talk on March 18 HONOLULU—The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a workshop to teach individuals with innovative ideas about how to maximize opportunities ...
Read More Take Your Entertainment Idea to Hollywood at Ideation Weekend

For Immediate Release: August 26, 2015 FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha To New York Fashion Week with Pop-Up General Store in Collaboration with Mori and Events by OVB and DBEDT Honolulu, Hawaii – After premiering a successful event in 2014 during New York Fashion Week, FLUX Hawaii returns to New York City for a second year, ...
Read More FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha To New York Fashion Week with Pop-Up General Store in Collaboration with Mori and Events by OVB and DBEDT

Josh Kim: Success Story

Posted on Aug 25, 2015 in News Releases

HAWAII CREATIVE LAB PARTICIPANT ‘S FILM CHOSEN AS THAILAND’S OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM IN 88TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (Honolulu, Oct. 1, 2015) — Josh Kim’s debut feature film, “How to Win at Checkers ...
Read More Josh Kim: Success Story ” has been selected by the country of Thailand to be its official entry for the Best Foreign ...
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THE OVERVIEW OF THE 2015 FASHION IMMERSIVE MISSION The mission of the Creative Lab Fashion Immersive (CL/FI) is to identify creative entrepreneurs (fashion apparel and/or accessory designer) and provide up to ten participants an opportunity to deepen their relationship with their craft, increase opportunities for investment, and provide them with mentoring/coaching on the business of ...
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