East Maui Workforce Resources
Look here for links to current initiatives, partnerships and opportunities for East Maui residents
To submit updates or corrections, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Covid-19 Relief Resources for residents and businesses at MauiNuiStrong.net
East Maui Food Entrepreneurs! For information about having a booth at Friday’s Hana Farmers Market visit the website: https://hanafarmersmarket.org/
To inquire about being a vendor, please email email@example.com with your name, farm name and location, contact information, and products you are interested in selling.
COUNTY SERVICES for Workforce Development and Covid-19 Grant opportunities
Maui American Job Center – The American Job Center is your One-Stop-Shop dedicated to providing free services to job seekers and employers, including job search assistance, personal career planning services, training opportunities, HireNet Hawaii support and a library resource center.
Maui County Virtual Job Fair– County of Maui’s partnership with the American Job Center and University of Hawai’i Maui College to provide this Virtual Job Fair for convenient job training, employment searches, career information, internships, college certificates/degrees and much more.
Kokua Maui County Small Business Recovery & Relief Fund, visit www.covid19mauinui.com/kokua-maui-county or call (808) 270-5745
The County of Maui is partnering with six chartered FCUs to implement the program: Maui County FCU, Maui FCU, Valley Isle Community FCU, Kahului FCU, Wailuku FCU and Maui Teachers FCU.
The program covers reimbursable business expenses such as rent/lease payments, utility payments and COVID-19-related safety precautions at the place of business. The maximum award for small businesses is $7,500.
Businesses eligible to apply must:
Have a physical commercial/industrial business location within Maui County.
Have an active registered Trade Name with the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA).
Have a current General Excise Tax (GET) license as proof of registration for doing business in the State of Hawaii.
Have been established prior to March 20, 2019, which should be reflected on the business’ GET license as the starting date.
Have less than $1 million in annual gross revenue.
Be operating at time of application.
Have not received a Micro Business Loan through the Maui Chamber of Commerce.
**Note this is not available for Vacation Rental Property businesses at this time.
Workforce News & Announcements
Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) Program
October 14, 2020
News Release For Immediate release 10/9/2020 Maui’s agricultural future is now. Maui, HI.: Do you have an intention or... Read More
- Executive Director for East Maui Non-Profit Organization on Maui October 12, 2020
- Kama’aina First team merging the ShopSmallMaui.com website into the KamaainaFirst.com website October 10, 2020
- Mayor Victorino announces additional $3 million for small business relief program and expanded qualifications September 2, 2020
- Hāna-Maui Resort Joins Hyatt’s Destination Hotels Brand September 1, 2020
- Kāko’o Kūpuna -Temporary Kūpuna Support Positions August 29, 2020
- Hana Ag Roadshow webinar set for Aug. 8 July 31, 2020
- Diversifying our economy through agricultural expansion June 15, 2020