How to become an Eligible Training Provider

Step 1:  Potential and existing ETPs will request the application from the appropriate Local Workforce Development Board (LWDB).

The Local Board in each county will be the main point of contact for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act ETPL program. The provider will contact a representative using the contact list below for the application and for information on the process from submission of the application to approval for inclusion on the ETPL.

Note:  Separate applications must be submitted to and approved by LWDB representatives in each county where training is to be provided.


Oahu Workforce Development Board
City & County of Honolulu
715 South King Street, Suite 211
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 768-5889


Maui County:

Office of Economic Development
County of Mau‘i
2200 Main Street, Suite 305
Wailuku, HI 96793
Phone: (808) 270-8225

Hawaii County:

Office of Housing and Community Development
County of Hawaii
50 Wailuku Drive
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 961-8379


Kauai County:

Office of Economic Development
County of Kauai
4444 Rice Street, Suite 200
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: (808) 241-4950


Step 2:  The application is submitted to the appropriate LWDB(s).

View sample Applications at the following links:

Step 3: The LWDB will forward the approved application along with the Request for Approval Form by WDC to the ETPL coordinator at WDC.

Step 4:  The programs will appear on the ETPL upon approval by the LWDB and WDC.