Free small business financing workshops to be held on Oahu September 10 and 11

Posted on Sep 5, 2019 in Main, News

HDOT partnering with the U.S. DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center – Southwest Region to bring small business workshops to Hawaii.

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and the U.S. DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center – Southwest Region (SBTRC) will be holding workshops on working capital and debt financing for small businesses on Sept. 10 in Honolulu and Sept. 11 in Kapolei. These workshops are free to the public and limited seating is available.

Interested small business owners can reserve a seat through

Workshop dates, times, and locations are:


  • Tuesday, Sept. 10, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • General Contractors Association of Hawaii, 1065 Ahua Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819


  • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Department of Hawaiian Homelands, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI 96707

Workshop attendees will learn about different types of financings, what lenders look for from potential borrowers, and alternatives to traditional bank loans. The workshop organizers are transportation-focused, but the capital and debt financing strategies that will be presented may also be applied in other businesses.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Curtis Motoyama, ADA Specialist, at (808) 831-7931 or [email protected],  as soon as possible. Please make requests as early as possible to allow adequate time to fulfill your request. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.