Mission statement: The mission of the Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC) is to promote U.S. exports from Hawaii and the American Pacific Islands by supporting the activities of the US Commercial Service and Hawaii Export Assistance Center, counseling businesses on the exporting process, and conducting trade education programs.
Hawaii Department of Agriculture
Utilize the Ag Resource tab to browse various Ag topics and the Hawaii Ag products listing.
Hawaii Department of Agricultural Loan Division
Oahu: Department of Agriculture
1428 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Hawaii: Department of Agriculture
75 Aupuni Street #104, Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Hawaii: Kona Civic Center
82-6130 Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook, Hawaii 96704
Kauai: Telephone: 808.274.3141, extension 39460 (Toll Free)
Maui: Telephone: 808.984.2400, extension 39460 (Toll Free)
Molokai: Telephone: 1.800.468.4644, extension 39460 (Toll Free)
The loan division provides an extensive loan program including direct, insured and participation loans, to qualified farmers, aquaculturists, and food manufacturers.
Hawaii Department of Agriculture Marketing Development Branch
1428 South King Street
Honolulu, HI, 96814-2512
Please contact if: 1) you are a Hawaii producer of an agricultural product or a manufacturer of a food product looking for promotional assistance or a market for you product, 2) a company wanting to be included or update information in our Hawaii Agriculture & Food Products Directory, 3) an individual firm engaged in marketing an agriculture or food product from Hawaii and needing marketing information, or 4) if you are a non-profit agricultural or food manufacturing commodity association needing assistance in generic product promotion.
Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plant Quarantine Offices
1849 Auiki Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Western United States Agriculture Trade Association (WUSATA)
WUSATA is a state regional trade group that uses Federal, State, and industry resources to carry out programs that increase exports of food and agricultural products in the region. Check the website for detailed programs, services, events, and contact information about Educational Outreach Programs, Market Research, Trade Missions, Trade Shows, and other export programs.
U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA
Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
The Trade Assistance and Promotion Office provide U.S. exporters with export counseling with referrals, and extensive local trade knowledge and foreign contacts. USDA sponsors international trade shows to promote and find overseas customers.
Economic Research Service, USDA
USDA Trade Show Office
Other Helpful Sites:
Agriculture Marketing Service: www.usda.gov/ams
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: www.aphis.usda.gov
Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration: www.usda.gov/gipsa