Pacific Radio Group Job Fair, May 22, 2010

May 20, 2010, 12:35 AM HST · Updated May 20, 8:53 AM
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Are you graduating and looking for a career? Or maybe you just need a summer job!   Pacific Radio Group is making it easy for you to apply with Maui’s best employers all under one roof, ready to hire you.  Come to the Pacific Radio Group Job Fair at Queen Kaahumanu Center on Saturday, May 22nd from 10 a.m.  to 2 p.m.

The Pacific Radio Group Job fair attracts a wide range of applicants and employers alike. File photo by Wendy Osher.

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More than 22 businesses will be searching for qualified employees.  The list includes Kamehameha Schools, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua , and Maui Divers Jewelry.  In the restaurant industry, there’s Zippy’s, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., and Panda Express.

The job fair will also feature repeat participants including the Maui Police Department, The County of Maui Personnel Department and Macy’s.

This year’s theme, “Make it to the top,” highlights the opportunities for career advancement on the Valley Isle.

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Statistics from the State Labor Department indicate that Hawaii’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.9% in March—remaining unchanged for a third consecutive month.  The non-seasonally adjusted rate for Maui County was 8.9%.

Event organizer Charly Espina Takahama of Pacific Radio Group said the May Job fair traditionally provides an opportunity for businesses to find qualified summer hires, and for potential employees to gain exposure to the variety of jobs available.

Saturday’s Kahului job fair is the first of two that Pacific Radio Group and the Queen Kaahumanu Center sponsors each year.  The first is designed to find summer hires; the second one is for holiday hires.

Pacific Radio Group operates six stations on Maui including KPOA 93.5 FM, Native 92.5 FM (KLHI), Da JAM 98.3 FM (KJMD), 99.9 KISS-FM (KJKS), FOX News AM 900 (KNUI) and Maui’s ESPN station AM 550 KMVI.  Pacific Radio Group also operates the MauiNOW.com website for updated news, information, a calendar of events, videos and movie listings.

(Click on the poster for an updated list of participants)

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