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Welcome to the homepage for the State of Hawaii’s Workforce Development Council (WDC). Click any of the links above or below to find information, meeting materials, and published plans and reports relevant to the WDC and to workforce development in Hawaii.

For any HireNet Hawaii account related questions, please contact the American Job Center of Hawaii:

  • Oahu
    Telephone: (808) 768-5701
  • Maui
    Telephone: (808) 984-2091
  • Hawaii
    Telephone: (808) 935-6527
  • Kauai
    Telephone: (808) 274-3056

Hawaii Adult Education Family Literacy Act 

Request for Applications to Provide Adult Education Services

July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2028

Under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, the Hawaii State Department of Education is providing an opportunity for eligible providers defined under 34 CFR Part 463.23 to apply to provide adult education services statewide July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2028.

Applications for Phase 1 are due March 11, 2024

Instructions and the application for Phase 1 are found on the Hawaii Public Schools AEFLA website

For FAQs developed by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, please visit


Hawaii Is Hiring

Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Launches Workforce Recovery Program to Assist Hawaii Residents Impacted by COVID-19. Hawaii Is Hiring serves as a one-stop online resource to connect kamaaina to jobs and training. Read more here.

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and Rapid Response Services

The WARN Act


Rapid Response Services for Job Seekers

Rapid Response Services for Businesses/Employers

Rapid Response Resources for Workforce Development Professionals

Workforce Resiliency Initiative

Digital Literacy Press Release

University of Hawaii News: Digital Readiness

Job Centers

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Workforce Links

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Plans & Reports

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Local Boards

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