|NHOA Business Summit Conference
|The Native Hawaiian Organization Association (NHOA) first annual
Business Summit Conference will be held at the Fort Shafter Officers
Club, Hale Ikena, on August 7 and 8, 2014. The purpose of this event its
to provide awareness about Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned
8(a) businesses, and assist business growth of NHOs by providing them with
networking tools, contacts, and issues that affect their growth. Additionally,
attendees will be provided with information about how to do business with
specific federal agencies, prime contractors, and with Native (8a.) small
businesses. This is an opportunity for the small business community of
Hawaii to gain valuable business tools and develop teaming, partnerships,
and lasting relationships. POC is Al Pauole - (808) 949-0473, (808) 781-1085
(C), firstname.lastname@example.org and the
NHOA mailing address is
P.O. Box 30922
Honolulu, HI 96819
Lieutenant General Frank Wiercinski, USA (Ret.), former commander of
United States Army Pacific, has been invited to be the keynote speaker during
lunch on Thursday, August 7, and Mr. Andre Gudger, DoD Director of Small
Business Programs has been invited to be the keynote speaker during lunch
on Friday, August 8. Additionally, we have invited, Senator Maize Hirono,
Senator Brian Schatz, Congresswoman Hanabusa, Congresswoman Tulsi
Gabbard, and Governor Neil Abercrombie.
The theme is of this event is Kina'ole, "Doing What is Right.
Registration costs are $299 for non-NHOA members and $199 for members.
A $50 discount is available if you register before July 15. Registration and
payments to the NHOA may be made with Al Pauole or Mike Rawlins (808)
Honolulu, HI 96813.
|Aloha and Welcome to the Native Hawaiian Organizations Association!
|We are a trade association
created to provide a unified voice for the Native Hawaiian
Organizations (NHO) authorized by the Small Business
Administration as NHO-owned 8(a) firms. NHOs are tremendous
economic tools for our native community through the
development of job opportunities here in Hawaii, capacity
building of innovative industries, and the support of
important social and economic programs vital to the fabric of
Whether you are an NHO, a local small
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in the business world as well as within our native communities
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