Colleges and Programs

Career Kōhua – This website offers the visitor career assessments and detailed descriptions of the work world from the perspective of student, job-seeker, career and college counselor, teacher and curriculum planner. As well, there are additional resources relative to job placement offices and guidance resource centers.

EdD Programs – If you are considering an advanced degree in education, you may want to check out this website for degree programs and doctoral funding opportunities.

College Scholarships, Hawaii – The ‘Quick Navigation’ feature on this website will help you find financial aid and scholarship information.

Hawaii College Grants Database – If you are a returning to college student, many options available for funding your higher education are provided on this website. Many grants and scholarships are listed for you to research and consider.

Most Affordable Colleges in Hawaii – If you are concerned about transfer credit to a Hawaii institute of higher learning, or if you need guidance on locating a college that is affordable to you, or maybe you are just perusing the grant and scholarship options for the state…..this site is a great resource.

Teacher Certification Degrees, Hawaii – If it’s your desire to become a teacher in the state of Hawaii, there are many paths to certification. The various certification processes are outlined for you on this website.

Restoring Hawaii’s Environment, Internships – Students and individuals looking to explore training opportunities, gain experience and acquire skills in the growing green jobs sector are offered this internship service which fosters positive environmental, cultural and community impact across the state of Hawaii. Experiences are individual and team-based and range from short term to year long positions. Check out the various program descriptions to see which experience is a best fit.

Healthcare Pathways, Hawaii – WOW! This is a wonderful website for information on the healthcare industry in Hawaii relative to schools (long list here with offerings at each), education requirements for specific healthcare jobs, career and employer information. Definitely worth a look if you want to work in the healthcare industry or if you are currently in a career but want to maximize your potential or expand your expertise and skillset.

Hawaii P-20 – Multiple government and educational entities have come together with the goal of improving educational outcomes for Hawaii students. This organization works to strengthen the education pipeline from early childhood through higher education so that students may achieve college and career success.


Job Seekers and Career

Hawaii Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.

Hawaii Public Charter School Employment – A long list of the open positions in the public charter school commission across the state islands of Hawaii is listed here. Each charter school performs its own hiring, however, the information available online and in .pdf format should provide a good stepping stone to finding that right job opportunity.

Hawaii Workforce InfoNet – For job seekers and employers, lots of local labor information on this state government sponsored website to help you navigate the latest news, trends and services for whatever your employment needs may be.

Hawaii Dept. of Health, Job Opportunities – A decent enough number of active job listings in the healthcare industry to warrant this dedicated resource link. Each job link leads to a .pdf file and while the listings may seem outdated, they represent continuous open opportunities in the sector.

Hawaii Dept. of Education, Employment Opportunities – This state website provides those individuals seeking employment in the education field an excellent resource for links to open positions across the state.

iHireConstruction, Hawaii – Very simply, you want a job in construction in the state of Hawaii? Look no further than this search tool.

Hawaii Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates on employment and wages for the state of Hawaii by job category are available on this webpage of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site. A great resource to review, perhaps, before you make that commitment to embarking on your career or even before a career educational program is undertaken.

State of Aloha, Jobs and Employment – Search for a job, file for unemployment, find training….just a few of the helpful links available on this webpage of state government website.


Leadership and Development

Hawaii Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.

Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association – This group remains committed to its mission by continuing to provide educational opportunities, up-to-date information and resources to its members, the media and the community. There is a strong tradition of support, collaboration and leadership which reinforces the foundation of ‘working together’ to keep the industry strong and prosperous.

Hawaii Health Organizations – If a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across Hawaii is what you need, look here!

Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers – Do you love engineering? Have you invested years of your life and hard work to become a successful engineer? This society will allow you to pursue your passion and investment in a career with a plethora of tools, resources and services dedicated to the profession.

Hawaii Young Professionals Program – Offered by the Chamber of Commerce, young professionals between the ages of 21-39 can find trained leadership and develop comradery through mentoring, classes, ‘talk story’ sessions with executives and, ever so important to any career, networking!

Hawaii Psychological Association – This organization’s strength behind its mission is the multitude of responsive measures and solutions offered to reach out to the multiple cultures in Hawaii.

BIA Hawaii (Building Industry Association) – This organization boasts to be the ‘voice’ of the construction industry in Hawaii. Members are supported through advocacy, education and community outreach programs.

HAEP (Hawaii Association of Environmental Professionals) – The primary purpose of this organization is to promote continuing improvement in environmental knowledge and management in the state of Hawaii. Technical programs, webinars, events…just a few of the support services this organization has in place to promote their mission.


Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Starting a Business in Hawaii – The government website of the Aloha State offers numerous resource links for the many stages of your startup business. Register your business, research trademarks, seek guidance from the business action center and more. This is a handy, easy to navigate resource for your venture due diligence.

Hawaii Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.

How to Start a Business in Hawaii – WOW! This site is a super resource for instructions and guidance on your business venture startup.

Starting Your Business in Hawaii – If you are a ‘step-by-step’ person, then this website on how to start your Hawaii business in 7 steps will be a great resource for you. Behind each step is further information and guidance that is clear and concise without being overwhelming.

BusinessNameUSA – When this site says ‘One Stop Business Registration’ they mean it!! No matter what state, what type of business you are starting up or adding on to, licenses, permits, tax ID’s needed, you will be walked step-by-step through the process AND get a fee schedule so you know your due diligence start-up costs – at least from an administrative standpoint.

Hawaii Small Business Grants – State funding agencies, categories and the application itself can be found here.



State of Hawaii, Office of Veterans Services – This state office will serve as a liaison between the governor, veteran’s organizations and individual veterans. They aim to assist veterans in both state and federal entitlements while supplying the latest information on veterans’ issues as well as advice and support in making the transition back into civilian life.

Hawaii Workforce Development Division, Veteran Services – Workforce services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims and counsel on employment resources for veterans are available.

Hawaii Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – Hawaii – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.