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Leads the Welcome Team

  Hawaii Workforce

Development Division

Title I Funding

  • Universal access focused on job search, job referral & recruiting businesses with job openings

  • Job-seeker assessments leading to career guidance

  • Assistance to businesses through Job Fairs, special recruitment needs & job restructuring

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Adult/Dislocated Worker

Goodwill Industries Hawaii, inc Title I Funding

  • Adult 

  • 18+ years old

  • Low income

  • Veteran preference/males registered for  Selective Service

  • Basic skills or English language deficient

  • Barriers to employment

  • Long term unemployed

Hawaii Job Corps
Maui Center

Title 1-C Funding

  • Ages 16-24

  • No cost education & technical training for low-income individuals

  • Free residential housing, living allowance, training, and support services

  • Graduate support and job placement

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DLIR Unemployment Insurance
  • Individuals eligible through termination of employment

  • Temporary assistance based on past employment & eligibility usually 26 weeks of benefits

  • State operated funding contributed through employer payroll

  • Must register with HireNet services

HireNet Hawaii

Hirenet Hawaii is a Tool that is Designed to Assist Hawaii's Job Seekers and Businesses

  • Job seekers are able to create resumes, job search, and access essential information 

  • Employers are able to post their job openings, search through resumes for possible candidates, 

  • Most importantly, all of these services are available at no cost.

Ku'ina Youth Program

Title I Funding


  • Ages 16-24 Out of School Youth (OSY)

  • Ages 14-21 In-School Youth (ISY)

  • Males 18 and over must register for Selective Service

  • Basic skills or English language deficient

  • Low income and barriers to education & employment

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc

Title I Funding

  • Senior Community Services Employment Program

  • Community Services Block Grant

  • National Farmers Job Program

  • Core Four Program

  • B.E.S.T Program

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Alu Like, Inc

Title 1, USDOE and
Private Grant Funding

  • Provides “kokua” to Native Hawaiians that are committed to achieving their own potential

  • Youth employment and training opportunities for Native Hawaiian, Native American, and Alaska Native youth ages 14-24

  • Take advantage of the Hana Lima Scholarship Program

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 (DVR) Vocational Rehabilitation

Title 1-B Funding

  • 14 years+ with disabilities to prepare, secure, and maintain employment

  • Individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities looking to enter or retain meaningful employment

  • Appropriate and accurate assessment

McKinley Community School for Adults

Maui Campus
Title II Funding

  • Services for adults and youth 18+

  • Attain GED, Workforce Development Diploma, Substitute Teacher Courses, Paraprofessional Testing, and other DOE certifications

  • Basic skills or English language classes

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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Federal Funding Through Perkins IV Act

  • Develops the academic, technical, and career skills for secondary and post-secondary students through funding support

  • Supports partnerships among workforce boards, businesses, post-secondary institutions, and a variety of industries

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University of Hawaii, Maui

Explore the innovative programs and supportive student services to help you succeed in college, and beyond.

  • Pursue a bachelor of applied science degree in emerging industries like Sustainable Science Management, Engineering Technology, and Applied Business and Information Technology,

  • Or an associate’s degree or certificate from over 20 other programs.

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Maui Chamber of Commerce
  • Maui Chamber of Commerce is a business organization comprised of businesses from all sectors, all sizes, and all areas of the island. 

  • It's where business leaders work together to create a strong economic climate to sustain business growth and prosperity, build relationships, support each other, and improve the quality of life for all Maui residents. 

  • Our motto is "Our business is Maui business" 

 SBA  Disaster  Loan Program
  • Hawai‘i small businesses suffering financial losses due to the impact of COVID-19 can now file for low-interest working capital loans of up to $2 million from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

  • The SBA today approved a certification request submitted by Gov. David Ige, clearing the way for Hawai‘i small businesses to participate in the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Program.

Maui County Business Resource Center

MCBRC is an extension project of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development.

  • The MCBRC serves as an entrepreneurial resource for new or existing business owners who need business assistance for operations within Maui County.

  • The Center was established to improve public access to government resources and increase the reach of non-profit partners that provide business assistance and consultation.

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Kahiau Community Assistance Program
  • The purpose of the Kahiau Community Assistance Program (KCAP) is to provide one-time emergency financial assistance (up to $1500) to Native Hawaiian beneficiaries facing hardship due to an unexpected crisis.

  • KCAP is made possible through a grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and aims to provide stability for Native Hawaiians during emergency situations.

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Maui County
  • Get email notifications for County updates

  • Learn about road closures

  • Find Employment Opportunities

  • Learn about emergency Preparedness

  • Maka'ala - Receive Maui County emergency alerts

Maui Economic Development Board

MEDB’s mission is to lead and inspire innovation in business, education, and our community.

  • COVID-19 Business Assistance Series – webcasts to help small business leaders navigates resources available to them, with clear step-by-step instructions.

  • 1-on-1 Assistance by appointment

  • Workforce Development through STEM Education


Hours:  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Except for the holidays.

*Note* Please call the Maui AJC at 270-5770  

to make an appointment for assistance.

You must wear a face mask and adhere to social distancing rules at all times.

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