Hire Leeward Job Fair on June 24, 2017 – UHWO 9am-1pm

Working on the Westside: Changing Jobs, Changing Lives
West O’ahu Residents Can Find Opportunities
At the University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu campus
At the Hire Leeward Job Fair on June 24, 2017
From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Leeward resident Malia Ching is no stranger to Westside traffic— for years, she spent up to four hours a day in traffic, driving from Nanakuli to Downtown Honolulu and back for work.

Then about four years ago, looking to spend more time with her family, the medical professional started searching for a job closer to home.  Along with Malia, many Leeward residents are now learning about Hire Leeward, an initiative designed to connect Leeward residents with Leeward jobs. The public, private partnership is empowering thousands of West O’ahu residents to take advantage of the many job opportunities within their community.

For the 5th consecutive year, Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine is proud to partner with the Kapolei Chamber of Commerce to present The 5th Annual Hire Leeward Job and Career Fair taking place on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu campus from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today, Malia continues to work in healthcare, as a Clinic Operations Manager at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center’s Kapolei Health Care Center. Most importantly, she reclaimed several hours of her life.  Her commute, which once took two hours in each direction, now takes only five minutes.

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