SCHEDULE. AUGUST 2ND 2018

Bringing back the basics of business in an exciting and inspiring way, through local and non-local resources for a day of education, fun, networking, and more.
8:30 TO 12:15

8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:35 a.m. Pule
8:40 a.m. Opening Remarks with Council Member Stacy Crivello
9:00 a.m. OED Remarks - Teena Rasmussen

9:15–9:45 a.m. Motivational Speaker – Cynthia Yamasaki

10:00–11:00 a.m. Breakout sessions

  • Business Structure and Tax Implications Part 1 - Greg Kim, Convergent Law Group LLP & Cat Taschner, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP 

  • Hiring 101 - Kimberly Svetin, Molokai Drugs

  • Packaging and Labeling - Susan Hanes, Dana Labels

  • Basic Fundamentals of Starting a Business - Jayna Uyehara Pitcher, Business Action Center

  • Introduction to Quickbooks - Richard Kehoe, Lead SCORE Counselor 

 

11:15am–12:15 p.m. Breakout sessions

  • Business Structure and Tax Implications Part 2 - Greg Kim, Convergent Law Group LLP & Cat Taschner, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP

  • Marketing 101 - Dania Katz, Edible Hawaiian Islands    

  • Financial Literacy - Money Habits Matter - Helen Wai, Helen N. Wai, LLC

  • CyberSecurity for Small Business - Wayne Wong, Hawaii Small Business Development Center for Maui

  • Customer Service - Bobby Jackson, RedRidge Consultants            


12:15–1:15 p.m. Lunch Break

12:45-1:15 p.m. Special Keynote Performance - Kalei Gamiao

1:30 TO 5:00 PM
1:30–2:30 p.m. Breakout sessions
  • Email Marketing - McKenna Hallett, My Golden Words    
  • How To Keep Your Business Partnership Happy & Healthy - Bobby Jackson, RedRidge Consultants
  • Government Contracting 101 - Joey Tavares, HI PTAC
  • How to Achieve Business Success Without Burning Out - Cynthia Yamasaki, EE Path
  • Business Law - Cat Taschner, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP

2:45–3:45 p.m. Breakout sessions
  • Food Safety & Modernization Act (FSMA) for Farmers - Jennifer Hawkins, UH CTAHR
  • The Three Stages of the Buyer’s Journey - McKenna Hallett, My Golden Words
  • Intellectual Property, How to protect your ideas - Cat Taschner, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP 
  • Small Business Revitalization Grant - Suzie Thieman, Lokahi Pacific
  • EZ Zone/HI Step Export Program/Community Based Economic Development - Lyle H. Fujikawa, DBEDT State of Hawaii

4:00–5:00 p.m. Office Of Economic Development Networking
  • Get to know your OED Specialist and how they serve our County and can assist you
  • Net work with other attendees
  • Event Evaluation

 
REGISTRATION FEE $10
INCLUDES LUNCH
LOCATION:
UH Maui College - Molokai Campus

Kaunakakai, HI

375 Kamehameha V Hwy

 

 

 

 

E mail: Cynthia.McCutcheon@co.maui.hi.us

Tel:(808) 553-8100

If you have questions please call the Kuha’o Business Center
(808) 553-8100

 

Photo by: Tessie Juario

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