Rising Tide represents our belief that there is strength in our partnerships. Access resources to help your business grow and harness the power of a community committed to your success. It’s free to become a member, and all who are registered to do business in Hawaii are welcomed to join.
The Oahu Business Recovery (OBR) Grant Program is a partnership between the City’s Office of Economic Revitalization (OER) and the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii (COCH). COCH will distribute $10 million in grants made available through the City and County of Honolulu for Oahu small businesses that have experienced increased costs, a decline in income, or shutdown due to the pandemic.
Grant size will range from $15,000 to $50,000 and grant funds will be paid out in the order applications are received and approved, on a first come first served basis, until all grant funds are exhausted.
Small businesses are attractive targets for cyber-attacks because they have information that cybercriminals want, and typically lack the security infrastructure of larger businesses. This webinar will highlight these topics to frame your strategies in helping protect your assets from ever-evolving cyber threats.
Designed to help businesses impacted by the pandemic, learn how the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) can provide refundable tax relief to your business. Many businesses mistakenly believe they are not eligible for the ERC, and CPB wants to make sure you are not leaving money on the table. In this webinar, our featured speakers will highlight what the ERC is and the impact of the credit, who qualifies for the ERC and examples, the ERC Calculator created by EY, and more!
Congratulations to our 2022 graduating cohort! Be sure to check back in Spring 2023 to apply.
This accelerator program for women entrepreneurs is comprised of a 10-week series of workshops designed to hone financial management, marketing, and leadership skills. The program also provides a host of benefits, including advertising opportunities to promote your business, and exclusive networking events with business leaders and women executives.
There’s an exciting new coworking space, located in Downtown Honolulu at the Central Pacific Plaza. It’s called Tidepools, and its purpose is to help you as you work toward your business’s success.
Do you need a space for an important meeting or presentation? Or maybe you just need a quiet place to work? Tidepools provides a spacious, socially-distanced open workspace as well as reserved conference rooms, special rooms for private calls, and food and beverage options just a few steps away.
You are the entrepreneurs who shape the future. You innovate, you hustle, and you create opportunity. Surround yourself with others just like you! Rising Tide is a growing community of small business owners – and any small business registered to do business in Hawaii can join for free. What can you expect? You’ll be featured in the Rising Tide directory and in our social media. You can also stay connected to the latest news and information on programs and tools for small businesses via our email newsletter and this site.
Rising Tide is much more than a website – it’s our commitment to advocate for you, our small business customers and small businesses who aren’t yet customers of CPB. Whether you’re just starting your business or you’re building it up, we’ll work closely with you on a plan of products and services.