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CNHV is SBA 8(a) Certified

Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans (CNHV) recently received 8(a) certification from the Small Business Administration (SBA). CNHV is now the third Cayuse company to be a Federal SBA 8(a) certified small business.

About CNHV

Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans produces innovative and flexible solutions to federal government clients, emphasizing excellence in the Asia-Pacific region. Core service areas include Health & Medical Services, Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), and Computer Facilities and Emergency Management Services.Their capabilities, market relevant service offerings, past performance credentials and diverse status allow government clients to engage quickly and confidently with CNHV. To learn more about CNHV, visit:

What is the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Program?

​The 8(a) program helps to provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development Program.

Disadvantaged businesses in the 8(a) program can:

  • Compete for set-aside and sole-source contracts in the program

  • Get a Business Opportunity Specialist to help navigate federal contracting

  • Form joint ventures with established businesses through the SBA's mentor-protégé program

  • Receive management and technical assistance, including business training, counseling, marketing assistance, and high-level executive development

To learn more about the SBA 8(a) Program, visit:

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