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Kauai Economic Development Board…is a catalyst that develops innovative, effective partnerships with public, private, non-profit, and other community sectors to accomplish shared goals for a strongeconomy.
…addresses complex problems and develops working solutions.
…confronts challenges, mobilizes resources, and delivers results.
…offers Kauai’s youth unique learning opportunities and inspires their career decisions.
…improves the quality of life for Kauai residents.
Founded in 1984, the Kauai Economic Development Board (KEDB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, member-based organization. KEDB’s members include a variety of Kauai businesses, community organizations, legislators, and government officials. KEDB is improving the quality of life in the County of Kauai from Haena to Barking Sands and PMRF every day by:
- Developing partnerships to diversify the economy.
- Initiating efforts to educate local youth so they can succeed in the global marketplace.
- Nurturing key economic clusters, including:
In this way, KEDB comprehensively addresses the island’s economic issues from assisting businesses with creating new jobs on Kauai to facilitating Kauai job and career opportunities for local students, to promoting affordable housing, and more. KEDB is a proven leader in doing what needs to be done to advance a strong, sustainable economy on Kauai. Managed by a corps of committed, skilled staff and volunteers, KEDB’s important work is funded by generous member investors, like you. Join us today! Invest in Kauai’s future.
West Kauai Technology & Visitor Center
KEDB is the property manager for the West Kauai Technology & Visitor Center Phases I and II in Waimea. The Visitor Center offers exhibits illustrating the past and present lifestyle of Kauai’s west side, a Waimea Historic Walking Tour, an Aloha Friday Program, and free public Internet access. For more information about the Visitor Center, please click here. A variety of high technology companies have offices in The West Kauai Technology & Visitor Center’s due to its prime location near the Barking Sands Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), the world’s largest instrumented multi-environment range capable of supporting surface, subsurface, air, and space operations simultaneously. See below for a complete list of the West Kauai Technology & Visitor Center’s tenants and facilities.