Bringing together industry, government, educational institutions and community resource partners to work together and help increase local business opportunities while identifying challenges to the local defense industrial base and offering solutions.
Our mission is to increase U.S. Department of Defense opportunities and promote resilience among the local defense industrial base through four key focus areas:
- Small Business Support
- Workforce Development
- Business Ecosystem Development
- Market Development & Resiliency
To get involved or for more information, please contact us.
Supported by DBEDT
The Hawaii Defense Alliance is established by the State of Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) through a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Local Defense Community cooperation (previously, Office of Economic Adjustment). For more information about DBEDT’s Hawaii Defense Economy project visit DefenseEconomy.hawaii.gov.