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Pacific Media Group Hosts West Side Job Fair, April 22

April 4, 2017, 1:33 PM HST
* Updated April 4, 1:35 PM
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Pacific Media Group job fair, file photo by Wendy Osher.

Job seekers have an opportunity to find new employment and explore career paths at the upcoming West Maui Job Fair hosted by Pacific Media Group. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Outlets of Maui in Lahaina.

Event organizers say the job fair is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates looking for a job and for others in the general community that are looking to advance or to get on the job training. Employers are seeking full-time, part-time and summer employees.

Employers featured at the event include hotels, supermarkets, retail and financial institutions, as well as a variety of other island businesses.

This is the 18th year that PMG has been hosting Job Fairs, and its the 5th year of hosting a West Side job fair.

The event comes as the Maui County’s unemployment rate fell to 3% in February. On Maui Island, the rate was 2.9%, down from the 3.3% reported the month before; on Molokaʻi unemployment was 4.1%, up from the 4% reported in January; and on Lānaʻi, the rate was 4.9%, up from the 3.3% reported in the previous month. That according to new information released by the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.


According to the Department report, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the state was 2.8% in February, unchanged from the month before.


There is still time for businesses and organizations to participate in the event. Employers will be provided internet, electricity, parking. For more details, and information call (808) 877-5566.

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