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State awards $657,388 for workforce development

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has announced the award of six grants designed to strengthen local small businesses through training programs. The grants will be used as seed money to develop innovative education and training curricula in economic sectors identified by Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, the […]

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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. […]

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Lingle applies for $7.7 million in stimulus funds

Lingle applies for $7.7 million in stimulus funds

MEDIA RELEASE In an effort to take maximum advantage of the federal funds available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to increase employment opportunities and boost the economy, Gov. Linda Lingle applied Thursday for Hawaii’s full share of federal grants that will supplement existing workforce development and training programs. These programs will help Hawaii’s […]

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