The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will present a free seminar, “Rules, Regulations and Realities of Government Contracting,” to define and discuss current federal procurement procedures and certifications for small business owners. The seminar will be held at the Honolulu Design Center from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29. It will provide key information on the advantages, eligibility and application process for SBAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s special certification programs including 8(a) Business Development, Hubzone and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) will be discussed in some detail. Speakers will include a panel of experienced small business contractors, contracting officials, and SBA agency representatives with lead roles in the procurement process. Advance registration is required due to limited seating, so please contact David Brown or Jane Sawyer at (808) 541-2990.