SBA Hawaii-Pacific Islands District Office - SBA Resource Days


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Can SBA Help My Business?

What You Need to Know

Every day, the U.S. Small Business Administration assists potential and existing small business owners start, grow and succeed.

What does SBA offer to small business owners?  While the programs are many and varied, the qualifications for each are specific. Take advantage of this free opportunity to meet one-on-one with your SBA representative who will help navigate and explain SBA Programs and resources available to you.  Ask us about:

  • Loans for working capital SBA Express, Export Express & Veterans Advantage Programs;
  • Long-term financing to purchase or renovate business real estate or major equipment – the SBA 504 Loan Program
  • Government contracting certifications and assistance – SBA’s 8(a) Business Development & Other Government Contracting Programs.

In coordination with participating lenders, an experienced SBA Specialist will be available for a 30‑minute confidential consultation. Appointments are required. Walk-ins may be accepted if time allows.

Upcoming Resource Days:

Thursday, February 17, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Bank of Hawaii
4480 Kapolei Parkway, Suite #700
Kapolei, HI 96707
Contact: Mary Dale, SBA Economic Development Specialist
(808) 460-8970 or

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Central Pacific Bank
680 Kamokila Boulevard
Kapolei, HI 96707
Contact:  Mary Dale, SBA Economic Development Specialist
(808) 460-8970 or

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
First Hawaiian Bank
1580 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814
Contact:  Douglas Okamura, AVP & Business Banking Officer
(808) 943-4406 or

About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit

SBA’s participation is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please call the SBA at 541-2990 to make arrangements.