By Wendy Osher
Job seekers have an opportunity to find employment options at the upcoming West Maui Job Fair hosted by Pacific Radio Group.
The four-hour event begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 24 at the Lahaina Cannery Mall.
A number of hotel and resort properties are among the featured employers this year including: the Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club, Aston Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, and Starwood Hotels.
Retailers looking for employees are: Maui Divers Jewelry, Na Hoku/Pearl Factory, and the Maui Clothing Company.
A variety of other work opportunities are available at ‘Ulalena Maui Theatre, Nursefinders, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Workforce Development/Worksource Maui, and more.
Job seekers have an opportunity to meet face-to-face with potential employers. Resumes are welcome, with some employers providing on-site interviews and applications.
The event comes at a key time for those looking for employment.
First Hawaiian Bank economist, Dr. Leroy Laney delivered his Maui Economic Forecast on Friday saying, even though the end to the recession occurred some time ago, Maui is the only county in the state that continues to lose jobs.
Pacific Radio Group hosts job fairs during the busy holiday and summer seasons. The events have been held in both West and Central Maui.
Pacific Radio Group stations include: KPOA 93.5 FM, 99.9 KISS FM, DaJAM 98.3 FM, Native 92.5 FM, KNUI 900 AM, and KMVI ESPN 550 AM.