|About Career Kokua
Kokua, the Hawaii Career Information Delivery System, is a computerized system
of career and related educational information. Its mission is to provide localized
current information for career decision making and career planning. 2006 marks
Career Kokua's 26th year of providing quality localized career information to
Hawaii's schools and career development agencies.
Career Kokua can help you can learn about . . .
- 445 local Occupations covering 90% of the employment available in the state.
- Self-employment opportunties.
- the Military as an employer and its 140 military occupational specialties.
- Hawaii's 31 Industries and the services and products they provide.
- over 800 Programs of Study and Training in Hawaii and the types of degrees
and certificate programs available.
- 100 local licensed and accredited schools and training agencies and over
4,000 colleges and universities in the U.S.
- over 1.6 million sources of Financial Aid.
- Job seeking and Job keeping strategies.
- 200 Community Resources willing to provide first-hand career information
activities and learning opportunities.
Career Kokua provides an excellent start in the career exploration and planning
process. It can give you a better sense of self, your career goals, and the
decisions affecting the achievement of these goals.
Career Kokua includes career assessments which you can use to link your self-reported
preferences to occupations.
- CAREER NAVIGATOR is a 28-item occupational sorting tool that matches an
individual's work preferences and life priorities to occupational requirements.
- HOLLAND is an activity which will match your personality type to occupations.
- SKILLS is a skills analysis process for listing skills and finding matching
- INTEREST PROFILER is a self-directed assessment that can help you learn
information about yourself when exploring careers.
- WORK IMPORTANCE LOCATOR is a 20-item self-assessment career exploration
tool that allows users to focus on what is important to them in a job.
See your teacher or counselor if you want to use Career Kokua. If you don't
know whether your school or agency has Career Kokua, check the User Sites listing.
If you are not a student or client of one of the schools or agencies listed,
go to the nearest Workforce Development Office or One-Stop Career Center.
If you are a teacher or counselor and are interested in getting Career Kokua
for your school or agency, please send email to email@example.com
or contact us at (808)587-5515.
The Career Kokua web site is funded by the State of Hawaii's Department of Labor
& Industrial Relations.
Career Kokua is administered by the Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial
Relations' Research and Statistics Office.
Career Kokua is a member of the CIS Network of state-based career
information delivery systems.
Career Kokua is a standards-compliant member of the Association of Computerized
Systems for Career Information (ACSCI), a consortium for standards and training
for advancing the operation and use of career information delivery systems.
Career Kokua is a proud member of America's Workforce Network.
O*NET is one of the data sources for the Career Kokua Occupations file. O*NET
is a trademark of the US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration.
College and financial aid data are provided through a co-branded web site with