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SBA to offer free consulting

By Staff | Aug 9, 2012

KAHULUI – Providing tools and information for Hawaii’s economic recovery, the U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a Resource Day on Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bank of Hawaii’s Kahului Branch, these special community-based events offer 30-minute free, confidential consultations with small business specialists from the federal agency and address critical issues like access to capital and credit.

Reservations are recommended. Online registration is available at www.sba.gov/hi in the Events Calendar (view the event and click on the registration link). For information, call (808) 541-2990, extension 210.

The full range of programs and resources available from SBA can help small business owners get back to the business of doing business.

SBA’s experienced staff can help existing small business owners and startups evaluate their current operations and find resources available to deal with these challenging economic times.

Information is available about the agency’s guaranteed loan programs, government contracting certifications and other sources for training, business counseling, planning and technical assistance.