Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Hawaii Department of Transportation
200 Rodgers Blvd.
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819

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The DBE program was established to ensure that firms owned by minorities, women and other socially and economically disadvantaged persons have an equal opportunity to participate in U.S. DOT-assisted projects.  The goal of the program is to level the playing field on which DBEs may compete for contracts and subcontracts in the transportation industry.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) is a for-profit small business concern that is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more U. S. citizens or permanent residents who are both socially and economically disadvantaged.

Final Availability and Disparity Study (As of 3/25/2020):

DBE Brochure
DBE PROGRAM PLAN (2021)
UNIFIED CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

BIDDER REGISTRATION

DBE GOALS

  • View Submitted FHWA DBE Goal and Methodology for FFY 2023-25 HERE

UPCOMING TRAINING/WORKSHOPS

DBE DIRECTORY

FIRMS SEEKING NEW DBE CERTIFICATION APPLICATION

FORMS FOR CURRENTLY CERTIFIED DBE/ACDBE 

FORMS FOR CONTRACTORS

DBE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES

OTHER RESOURCES