Doing Business With The Feds In Hawaii

Federal Government Contracting Basics is the topic of a free workshop for small business owners, set for 9 a.m. to noon June 6 at Kapolei Hale.

Getting a government award and successfully fulfilling a contract are important and challenging tasks for small businesses, requiring good planning. Toward that end, the topics will include:

* Small Business Administration (SBA) certifications – Hubzone 8(a) and Women-Owned Small Business

* How to apply for Disadvantage Business Enterprise Certification

* What you need to know about becoming a federal contractor

* How to start doing business with the federal government

The workshop is cosponsored by the U.S. SBA, Department of Transportation and MBDA Business Center Honolulu.

To register, call Mary Dale at 541-2990, ext. 211, email her at, or go online to