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Hawaii Apprenticeship Week 2020

Apprenticeships in Hawaii:

Workforce Readiness – Interviews with Businesses
Learn what businesses see in new and current employees

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) –  Online filing now available!

State Workforce Advisory Boards


Aloha and welcome to the Workforce Development Division (WDD) Homepage!

WDD is a part of the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR).    Our division provides the following core services and programs to job seekers and employers:

  • Free job referral and search assistance for both job seekers and employers.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with private and public sector stakeholders to meet various emerging trends, advancements in technology and other issues facing our economy.
  • Collaborate with educators, employers, and labor unions to identify basic skills of all workforce entrants.
  • Provide consultative and support services to both employers and laid-off workers in times of financial trouble.

Whether you are a job seeker or an employer, we hope that you will take the time to learn about our services and allow us to help you soon.

WDD Local Office Events

Click here to learn about recent news @ WDD

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Job Fairs/Apprenticeship Notices

Learn about the most recent job fairs in Hawaii.

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Find Your Local One Stop Office

Visit one of our local WDD offices to help serve your needs!

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