Hawaii Job Listings Roundup

Posted Apr 28, 2011 at 11:19pm
Cruise ship

This could be your next workplace! Norwegian Cruise Lines' ship "Pride of America" takes a seven-day cruise throughout the Hawaiian Islands every week. (Photo credit: ruthdaniel3444)

As my series of posts on job hunting nears its end (I promise I will write about something else soon!), here’s a roundup of job listings and major employers I’ve found that are specific to Hawaii. Some of these you will recognize from previous posts, but most are new.

Browse by location:
Entire state of Hawaii | Big Island | Maui

Browse by industry:
Banking | Construction | Health Care | Tech | Hotel | Retail | Education | Shipping & Transportation | Human Resources | Other

Jobs Throughout Hawaii

HireNet Hawaii: Offers info on creating a resume, career training, career exploration, labor markets, and special services for military veterans and youths ages 12-21. Career centers on  Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, which provide free  job search assistance, personal career planning services, training, and a resource library.

Hawaii Job Engine: Relatively new job listing site that is Hawaii-focused.

Hawaii Jobs On Demand: Jobs listings for all of the islands.

Jobs Free For All: A subsidiary of ALTRES, Hawaii’s oldest and largest employment agency for office, medical, technical, and industrial jobs. Free listing of all kinds of jobs throughout the state.

Kama’aina Careers: If you’re a former Hawaii resident who’s interested in moving back and working in Hawaii, this free service will match you with employers who are looking to bring back local talent from the mainland.

Craigslist Hawaii: Free classifieds. Check out the “Jobs” and “Gigs” sections.

Job Link Now: Includes a list of video interviews with local employers who are currently hiring.

Workforce Development Division: State government site with info on apprenticeships, internships, job fairs, job training, and special programs for displaced workers, seniors, youths, and ex-convicts.

Indeed.com: Powerful search engine that aggregates job listings from hundreds of other job listings and corporate sites.

Big Island Jobs

Hawaii Tribune-Herald: Employment classifieds in the Hilo-based newspaper.

West Hawaii Today: Employment classifieds in the Kailua-Kona based newspaper.

Maui Jobs

The Maui News: Job classifieds in the Wailuku-based newspaper.

The Maui Bulletin: A classifieds-focused newspaper affiliated with The Maui News.

Banking Jobs In Hawaii

American Savings Bank: Named one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work in 2011. Locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island, and Molokai.

Bank of Hawaii: Provides financial services for consumers, businesses, and governments throughout Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Saipan, and Palau.. Branch locations on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai.

Central Pacific Bank: Locations on Oahu, Big Island, Maui, and Kauai.

First Hawaiian Bank: The state’s oldest and largest financial institution, with 62 branches throughout Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan. Branch locations throughout Oahu, the Big Island, Maui,and Kauai.

University of Hawaii Federal Credit Union: One of the state’s leading financial cooperatives, with over 22,500 members.

Construction Jobs In Hawaii

Exterior shot of a lodge-style hotel.

The Four Seasons Lodge at Koele offers a rare opportunity to work on the island of Lanai. (Photo credit: rickh710)

DCK Pacific Construction: One of the largest construction contractors in Hawaii.

Grace Pacific Corporation: One of Hawaii’s largest construction companies.

Honolulu Rail Transit: New major construction project that will build a rapid-transit rail between Kapolei and Honolulu on Oahu.

Hawaiian Dredging Company: The state’s oldest and largest full-service construction company.

Ledcor Construction: One of the largest construction contractors in Hawaii.

Nordic PCL Construction: One of Hawaii’s largest construction companies.

Watts Constructors: Honolulu-based construction company that is part of the Weitz Company. Named one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work in 2010.

Health Care Jobs In Hawaii

Hawaii Medical Service Association: An independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, HMSA provides health insurance for more than half of Hawaii’s population. Locations on Oahu, the Big Island, Kauai, and Maui.

Integrated Services Incorporated: Subsidiary of Hawaii Medical Service Association (see above).

Benefit Services of Hawaii: Subsidiary of Hawaii Medical Service Association (see above).

Hawaii Health Systems Corporation: Hawaii’s largest hospital system, with locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

Hawaii Pacific Health: With four hospitals and 44 clinics, Hawaii Pacific Health is the state’s largest health care provider. Locations on Oahu, Kauai, the Big Island, and Lanai.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii: Health maintenance organization with locations on Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island.

Kuakini Health System: Medical center based in Honolulu, Oahu.

The Queen’s Health Systems: Hawaii’s oldest group of health care companies. Includes facilities throughout Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island, and Molokai.

CareResource Hawaii: A subsidiary of The Queen’s Health Systems (see above).

Diagostic Laboratory Services Inc.: A subsidiary of The Queen’s Health Systems (see above).

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific: Acute-care medical rehabilitation services on Oahu and the Big Island.

St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii: Offers health care services throughout the state. Affiliated with the Catholic Church.

Wahiawa General Hospital: Community hospital in central Oahu.

Kahu Malama Nurses: One of Hawaii’s largest nurse staffing agencies. Job opportunities for nurses, medical and nursing assistants, emergency and operating room technicians, and other specialty medical personnel.

LAM Associates: Hawaii-based recruitment agency for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and more.

Tech Jobs In Hawaii

Two military officers watch a computer screen.

Military officers monitor anti-submarine warfare activity using the Maui High Performance Computing Center, a supercomputer managed by the University of Hawaii. (Photo credit: David Rush)

TechJobs Hawaii: A free service of Hawaii’s High Technology Development Corporation. Matches high-tech job seekers with local employers. Also hosts an annual job fair in December. (Last year’s was held Dec. 29 in Honolulu.)

TechHui jobs forum: Local tech job openings are posted on this thriving social network for Hawaii techies, scientists, entrepreneurs, and new-media enthusiasts. TechHui is where you can find the latest buzz on anything related to technology in Hawaii.

Maui High Performance Computing Center: The University of Hawaii manages this Air Force research laboratory located in Kihei, Maui. It is one of six U.S. Dept. of Defense Supercomputing Resource Centers.

Hotel Jobs In Hawaii

Aulani Disney Resort & Spa: New Disney resort scheduled to open Aug. 29, 2011 in Kapolei, Oahu. (Note: Aulani representatives will be at WorkForce 2011 on May 18, 2011, to discuss job opportunities.)

Diamond Resorts International: 2 hotels in the state, located on Maui and Kauai.

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts: 2 locations in state, on Maui and the Big Island.

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts: 4 hotels in the state, located on Lanai, Maui, and the Big Island.

Halekulani Corporation: Includes the Halekulani Hotel and Waikiki Park Hotel, both in Honolulu, Oahu.

Hilton Worldwide: Hotels on Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island.

Hyatt Corporation: 3 hotels in the state, located on Oahu, Maui, and Kauai.

Kahala Hotel & Resort: Luxury hotel in Honolulu, Oahu.

Marriott International: 17 hotels in the state, located on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows: Luxury hotel on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island.

Outrigger Hotels Hawaii: Numerous hotels, resorts, and condo communities on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

Prince Resorts Hawaii: 3 hotels in the state, located on the Big Island and Oahu.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts: 11 hotels throughout the state, located on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and the Big Island.

Turtle Bay Resort: Hotel in Kahuku, on Oahu’s North Shore.

Retail Jobs In Hawaii

City Mill: Named one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work four years in a row (2007-2010). Eight hardware superstores all over Oahu.

Costco: Chain of warehouse club stores with 7 locations in the state, on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

Foodland: Grocery store chain with locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

HMSHost Corporation: Airport retail and restaurant services at Honolulu (Oahu), Lihue (Kauai), and Kahului (Maui) Airports.

Longs Drugs: Drugstore chain with locations throughout Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. (It’s now called CVS Pharmacy on the mainland, but it’s still called Longs in Hawaii.)

Sears Holdings Corporation: Stores on Oahu, the Big Island, Kauai, and Maui.

Times Supermarkets: Major grocery store chain with 12 locations on Oahu, Maui, and Kauai.

Walmart: Discount store chain with locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

Education Jobs In Hawaii

Building exterior on University of Hawaii at Manoa campus.

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu. (Photo credit: Anna's Photos)

Brigham Young University, Hawaii: A private university associated with the Church of Latter-Day Saints located in Laie on Oahu’s North Shore.

Chaminade University: A private university located in Honolulu, Oahu.

Hawaii Pacific University: A private university located in Honolulu, Oahu.

University of Hawaii: Hawaii’s state university and community college system, with campuses throughout Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island, Molokai, and Lanai.

Hanalani Schools: Private PreK-12 school in Miliani on Oahu.

Hawaii Association of Independent Schools: Nonprofit membership organization of private schools.

Hawaii Prepatory Academy: Private K-12 school in Kamuela on the Big Island.

Iolani School: Private K-12 school in Honolulu, Oahu.

Island Pacific Academy: Private PreK-12 school in Kapolei on Oahu.

Island School: Private PreK-12 school in Lihue on Kauai.

Kamehameha Schools: Private PreK-12 school with campuses throughout the state.

Le Jardin Academy: Private PreK-12 school in Kailua on Oahu.

Mid-Pacific Institute: Private PreK-12 school in Honolulu, Oahu.

Punahou School: Private K-12 school in Honolulu, Oahu.

Seabury Hall: Private school (grades 6-12) in Makawao on Maui.

Shipping & Transportation Jobs In Hawaii

Matson: A major provider of ocean transportation services in Hawaii.

Young Brothers, Ltd.: Inter-island freight shipping company with service to and from Oahu, the Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai.

Hawaii Stevedores Inc.: A stevedoring and port services provider with operations on Oahu and the Big Island.

Horizon Lines: A leading ocean shipping company with service to and from Oahu, the Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai.

McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co.: Hawaii’s oldest and largest stevedoring contractor, with ports on Oahu, Maui, and Kauai.

Aloha Air  Cargo: Surviving sister company of the now-defunct Aloha Airlines. Air cargo service to/from all major airports in Hawaii.

TheBus: Oahu’s public bus system.

Roberts Hawaii: Private bus company that runs tour buses, airport shuttles, school buses, and Maui’s public bus service.

Human Resource Jobs In Hawaii

SHRM Hawaii: Job list run by the Hawaii chapter of the Society For Human Resource Management.

Other Major Employers In Hawaii

Rows of coffee-bean bushes on an expanse of farmland.

Kauai Coffee Company runs the largest coffee bean plantation in the United States. (Photo credit: Big C Harvey)

A&B Properties: A real estate development and commercial property management company based in Honolulu.

Akal Security: Private security officer company.

G4S: Private security guard and patrol company, with offices on Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui.

Hawaiian Airlines: Provides commercial airline service to 20 Pacific-region destinations and more than 150 daily flights between the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaiian Electric Company: A subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., which supplies electricity to 95% of Hawaii’s population and provides financial services to individuals and businesses.

Hawaii Electric Light Company: A subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., which supplies electricity to 95% of Hawaii’s population and provides financial services to individuals and businesses.

Maui Electric Company: A subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., which supplies electricity to 95% of Hawaii’s population and provides financial services to individuals and businesses.

Hawaiian Telcom: Provider of telephone, Internet, and wireless communication services throughout the state.

Oceanic Time Warner Cable: Hawaii’s cable provider. Named one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work in 2008.

Servco Pacific Inc.: One of Hawaii’s 20 largest corporations with locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. Sells automobiles, insurance, appliances, garage doors, and school/office furniture.

Title Guaranty Hawaii: The state’s largest title company.

Norwegian Cruise Line: Learn about job opportunities aboard the ship “Pride of America,” which makes a seven-day circuit tour of Hawaii with stops on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, and Kauai.

Polynesian Cultural Center: A large tourist attraction in Laie on Oahu’s North Shore. Affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company: The state’s biggest producer of raw sugar, located on Maui.

Kauai Coffee Company: The largest coffee plantation in the U.S., located on Kauai.

For more up-to-date, detailed info on moving to Hawaii, check out my e-book: Moving To Hawaii: A Step-By-Step Guide

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