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Pacific Media Group Kahului Job Fair, May 13

May 10, 2017, 1:40 PM HST
* Updated May 10, 1:42 PM
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Pacific Media Group will hold its 18th Annual Job Fair on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center in Kahului.

Pacific Media Group job fair, file photo by Wendy Osher.

Fifty businesses will be in attendance including the new Ultimate Air Trampoline Park soon to open, and Maui’s medical marijuana dispensary, Maui Grown Therapies. Other employers at this years event include hotels, supermarkets, retail and financial institutions, as well as a variety of other island businesses.

“What’s nice for the job seeker is that we have all of these Maui businesses in one place so it’s easy for them to search for something that fits,” said Charly Espina Takahama, Employer’s Hotline and Job Fair coordinator at Pacific Media Group. “The timing is perfect because there are new graduates looking to embark on a career, and those just looking for summer jobs.”

2017 Kahului Job Fair Businesses Include:

A Wireless
Aloha Contract Services
Altres Staffing
American Savings Bank
Avis Budget Group
Bayada Home Care
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Caregivers Maui
County of Maui Personnel Department
Crazy Shirts
Delta Global Services
Diamond Resorts International
Dick’s Fumigation
Fernando’s
GNC
Grand Wailea Resort & Spa
Ground Transport Inc.
Hawaii Job Corps
Hawaii Unified
Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union
HiEmployment
The Home Depot
Honolua Surf/Billabong
HousesMart Ben Franklin Crafts
Jack in the Box
Jamba Juice
Jeans Warehouse
Kay Jewelers
Lids
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Macy’s
Maui Grown Therapies
Maui Linen Supply
Minit Stop
Panda Express
Roberts Hawaii
Sears
Starbucks Coffee Company
State Farm Agent Allen Inda
Tamura Enterprises
Tommy Bahama
UH Maui College Educational Opportunity Center
Ultimate Air Maui
United States Army
Victoria’s Secret
Vistana Signature Experiences
The Walking Company
Workforce Development/WorkSource
Zumiez

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This is the 18th year that PMG has been hosting Job Fairs.

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The event comes as the Maui County’s unemployment rate fell to 2.9% in March. On Maui Island, the rate was 2.8%, down from the month before; on Molokaʻi unemployment was 5.6%, up from the 4.1% reported in February; and on Lānaʻi, the rate was 3.6%, down from 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 2.7% in March, down from the month before.

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