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Hirono announces $8.7M for workforce training

MEDIA RELEASE

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono has announced nearly $8.7 million in federal funds for job training, including skills assessments, job-search and resume help, long-term job-training programs and apprenticeships in Hawaii.

The state Workforce Development Division operates One-Stop Centers on Oahu, Hawaii Island, Maui and Kauai, using public-private partnerships and collaborations to provide job-training services.

“We should do all that we can to assist individuals who are looking for a job, whether it’s job training or helping revamp a resume,” said Hirono. “One-Stop Centers are an useful resource that can make a real difference for people who want to work, and today’s announcement is good news for Hawaii job-seekers and their families.”

These funds are allotted by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).

Hawaii job-seekers can use www.HireNetHawaii.com, attend an upcoming Workforce Development Division job fair or stop by into a local one-stop center below:

Oahu Worklinks (City & County of Honolulu)

Princess Ruth Keelikolani Building
830 Punchbowl St., Rm. 112
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: 586-8700

Dillingham Plaza
1505 Dillingham Blvd., Rm. 110
Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone: 768-5700

Waipahu Civic Center
94-275 Mokuola St., Rm. 300
Waipahu, HI 96797
Telephone: 675-0010

Waianae Neighborhood Community Center
85-670 Farrington Hwy., Rm. 6
Waianae, HI 96792
Telephone: 768-5800

Kaneohe (limited service)
46-005 Kawa St., Suite 205
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Telephone: 233-3700

Hauula Civic Center (limited service)
54-010 Kukuna Street
Hauula, HI 96717
Telephone: 293-2626

WorkSourceMaui

2064 Wells St., Ste. 108
Wailuku, HI 96793
Telephone: 984-2091

Molokai (limited services)

55 Makaena Pl., Rm. 4
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
Telephone: 553-1755

Lanai

Telephone: (808)984-2091

Big Island Workplace Connection

Hilo
1990 Kinoole St., Suite 102
Hilo, HI 96720
Telephone: 981-2860

Kona (limited services)
74-5565 Luhia St., Bldg. C Bay 4
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Telephone: 327-4770

WorkWise Kauai
Website: www.workwisekauai.com

Lihue
4444 Rice St. #302
Lihue, HI 96766
Telephone: 274-3056

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