Hawaii Tech Days

Join us for the following events aimed at preparing and connecting Hawaii's young people to Information Technology careers in local companies! 

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Careers in Tech and Intelligence Fair

Where: UH Manoa Campus Center Ballroom

This career fair gives the opportunity for participants to explore career options with local and national industry partners in the tech field and intelligence community. 

Students studying the following in the tech fields of study such as: Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Data Sciences, Information and Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering/Development, Systems Analyses, and more as well as social sciences and arts such as: Accounting, Economics, English, Foreign Languages, Social Sciences, and more.

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Federal Government Application and Hiring Process Workshop

Where: University of Hawaii at Manoa - Information Technology Center, Room 105AB
Map and directions

Attend this workshop and learn how to navigate the USAJOBS Portal and make yourself a future candidate for careers in the federal government including the Department of Defense.



Melissa Bunmeema

U.S. Army Human Resource Specialist

John F. Tobon

Special Agent in Charge for Homeland Security Investigations Honolulu

His full biography can be found here

Howard T. Vickers

Chief of Human Resources - G1

U.S. Army - Installation Management Command-Pacific

His full biography can be found here

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Careers in IT and Cyber Fair

Where: University of Hawaii - West Oahu - Campus Center Multipurpose Room

Part of the University of Hawaii - West Oahu's two-day Career Fair, this career fair opens opportunities to explore career options in the information technology and cybersecurity field and connect with businesses and organizations looking to recruit students for internship, practicum, part-time, full-time, and volunteer positions.

Learn more on the main site

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Careers in IT and Cyber Fair - Virtual Connections

Where: Virtual via Zoom

Unable to join the in-person Careers in IT and Cyber Fair? Schedule a chat with participating employers to learn about a career in IT and cyber.

Participating Employers: https://go.hawaii.edu/nbZ

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Hawaii Cyber Forensic Five-O Competition

Where: Hawaii Convention Center

NDIA, in partnership with Pacific Technology Cooperation Group (PTCG) will host this year's Cyber Forensics Five-0 Challenge.

In this immersive journey, students navigate a complex maze of challenges, meticulously examining compromised data laden with hidden clues. Adopting the role of virtual forensic examiners, they sift through digital footprints left by malicious actors, piecing together the puzzle of a cyberattack. From unraveling encrypted messages to scrutinizing network logs, they race against the clock to pinpoint the source and fortify vulnerable systems.

Part of the 2024 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference. Learn more here.

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IT Educator Externship

Where: NSA Kunia Regional Security Operations Center

Learn about careers in technology in the Defense sector. This externship is open to all teachers.

Girls in Cyber Workshop

Where: Kamehameha Schools, Midkiff Library

Girls, grades 4 - 12 will learn cybersecurity-essential skills with hands-on activities:

Participants must bring their own device.

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Entrepreneurship Live

Where: RISE Building

We invite you to our Entrepreneurship Live event featuring our Tech Panel of Aaron Kagawa, Amber Imai-Hong, Nicole Cacal, and Brody Uehara! Ask questions to a panel of of UH Alumni who are founders working in tech.

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IT Educator Externship

Where: Downtown Honolulu

Learn about careers in technology through speaking to IT executives and professionals at our larger local businesses. This externship is open to all teachers.

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Tech Professionals Interaction Night (PIN Night)

Where: UH Manoa Campus Center Ballroom 

The Professional Interaction Night (PIN) event that brings together Information Technology Management Association (ITMA) members with professionals from their area of interest to not only help our members improve their networking skills but to also foster better professional connections.

Please wear Aloha/Business Professional attire.

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IT Downtown Expeditions

Students and educators get the opportunity to visit local IT organizations and learn about careers in technology.

This event is invitation only to select DOE schools.

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Applying for a State and City Job

Where: RISE Building

This workshop will have speakers from the State Department of Human Resources who will guide participants through the process and requirements of a Hawaii State position. Other representatives will also be speak on tech jobs in the State and City.

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IT Career Pathway Summit

Where: Japanese Cultural Center

The IT Career Pathways Summit is a gathering of Hawai'i stakeholders with a focus on creating common understanding and meaningful connections & synergies between three core areas in an IT career pathway: K-12 education, post-secondary institutions, and the ever-evolving IT industry. In today's digital age, the demand for skilled IT professionals is soaring, and this summit seeks to provide a platform for stakeholders to collaborate and ensure a robust and sustainable pipeline of talent for the future.

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Department of Defense Employer Meet and Greet

Where: Honolulu Community College - Loui Room (Building 2, Room 201)

Good Jobs Hawaii and UH students are invited to learn about pathways to a career at the Department of Defense through small group interactions with employers.

Participants can park in Lot 2 which can be accessed via Dillingham Blvd or Kokea St. Map can be found here.

Registration: https://forms.gle/etZgsaN1ZLzbFQoT8