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About Career Kokua

Career Kokua logoCareer 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 and quality localized career information to Hawaii's schools and career development agencies.


Career Kokua can help you can learn about . . .

  • 533 local Occupations covering 90% of the employment available in the state
  • Self-employment opportunties
  • Hawaii's 30 Industries and the services and products they provide
  • the Military as an employer and its 140 military occupational specialties
  • 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
  • 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.

  • SKILLS is a skills analysis process for listing skills and finding matching occupations
  • 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.
  • INTEREST PROFILER is a self-directed assessment that can help you learn information about yourself when exploring careers.
  • HOLLAND is an activity which will match your personality type to occupations.

See your teacher or counselor if you want to use Career Kokua. If you are not a student or don't have a counselor, go to your 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 or contact us at 808.587.5515. 

DLIR Working Together
The Career Kokua web site is funded by the State of Hawaii's Department of Labor & Industrial Relations.

Research & Statistics Office (R&S)
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.

O*NET in it
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.


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