March 23, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Planning Conference Room
March 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 28, 2017, 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 29, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 29, 2017, 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 23, 2017, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Council Chamber
March 24, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Council Chamber
March 27, 2017, All Day
County Offices will be Closed in observance of the Holiday
March 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Maui County Business Resource Center
New Business Ideas cross people’s minds all the time. Learn what elements to evaluate and what it takes to start a business in Maui County.
Here are some key questions to ask when starting a business:
• Are you an entrepreneur, LLC, Incorporate or Sole Proprietor?
• Can you describe your business; what problem are you solving?
• What are your Startup costs and how will you finance that?
• How do you learn about your target market?
• How will you market your business, who are your partners?
• Who are your customers, how will you reach them and what’s in it for them?
• How will you price your product or service?
Finally, how do you take the answers above and turn it into an action plan?
Wayne Wong is the Maui Center Director of the Hawaii Small Business Dev. Center Network. The Center provides both existing and aspiring business owners with confidential, one-on-one, no cost business advising services, training workshops, and market research services. BRING YOUR BROWN BA
March 28, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Maui County Business Resource Center
It’s really competitive out there! You need to stand up and be recognized! Everywhere people connect with you, especially in your email marketing.
With an average delivery rate of approximately 97%, it’s easy to get into the inbox; however, getting people to open your email and remain engaged is another thing altogether! This hour long workshop will cover “The 7 Don’ts of Email Design”. Learn the best ways to avoid being among the 80% of messages that are now being deleted and the 30% (and growing) unsubscribe rate being experienced among certain groups of recipients.
Learn vital and easy to implement hints and tips to becoming more effective in your very next email campaign. Mckenna Hallett is owner of MyGoldenWords.com. She is a sales and marketing professional who also partners as a Certified Authorized Local Expert with Constant Contact. Starting her first business at the age of 8, she was in sales and marketing management for large and small businesses for 3 decades.
March 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Maui County Business Resource Center
Lei Ho’olaha is a certified Native CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) that was established initially in 2011 to provide financial assistance and services to rural, low income and Native communities throughout the State of Hawaii. First established to assist charter schools and their support nonprofits , Lei Ho’olaha now provides financial products, in the form of loans, but is working actively to complement these loans with grants to eligible communities and business ventures.
In this workshop, we will share how Lei Ho’olaha and its partner CDFI’s, both locally, regionally/ nationally, can bring much needed funding and technical assistance to Maui.
Peter Hanohano is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools who went on to pursue his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University Hawaii, and graduate degrees at BYU in Provo, Utah, in Educational Psychology (MEd) and Law (JD), and a PhD in First Nations/Indigenous Peoples Education from the University of Alberta, in Edmonto
March 28, 2017, 9:00 AM @ Planning Conference Room
March 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Velma McWayne Santos Community Center
March 24, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Planning Conference Room