KAPOLEI CHARTER SCHOOL
Kapolei Charter School by Goodwill Hawaii is a new free public charter school in West Oahu offering students an alternative learning environment to assist them in earning a Board of Education high school diploma and preparing for long-term success and self-sufficiency.
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Goodwill Hawaii recently received a $1 million donation from the Richard G. Schmidt Trust, making it the second largest gift made to the nonprofit organization within the last year after receiving a $5 million donation from Mackenzie Scott in December 2020. The gift will help Goodwill Hawaii expand its job training and employment services and offerings that
Goodwill Hawaii recently formed a partnership with the YMCA of Honolulu to open donation centers at the Mililani, Nu‘uanu and Kalihi branches. Goodwill is in need of donations of gently used clothing and household goods to support its workforce development and placement programs that serve more than 10,000 people in Hawaii each year. “We are
Goodwill Hawaii recently named Brent Arakaki as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective March 1, 2021. As CFO, Arakaki will be in charge of the financial responsibilities for the organization, which is comprised of four entities including 501c3s Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Goodwill Contract Services of Hawaii, and Kapolei Charter School. He will also
Together, the nonprofit organizations will open three donation centers on Maui and Oahu starting April Goodwill Hawaii and Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii (BBBS) recently formed a new partnership to open three donation PODs on Oahu and Maui that will benefit both nonprofit organizations starting April 1. Goodwill Hawaii will manage the operations for the new
Set to return as the anchor tenant once construction is complete. Goodwill Hawaii announced today that its Kaimuki Store and Donation Center located at 3638 Waialae Avenue is closing and will be running a clearance sale of its remaining merchandise through Monday, March 22, the last day for the public to shop and donate at
Goodwill Hawaii announced today that it has received a $5 million donation from MacKenzie Scott, a much-needed investment that comes as Hawaii faces one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. The gift will help Goodwill Hawaii enhance its efforts to support the growing need for more job training and employment services as shifts
GOODWILL HAWAII AIMS TO RAISE $100,000 DURING “GOODWILL GOES GLAM! – SPECIAL HOME EDITION” AIRING JULY 21
The televised fundraiser will benefit needed employment services for the community Goodwill Hawaii recently announced that its annual fundraiser Goodwill Goes GLAM! presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation will transition this year from its usual in-person event to a special one-time televised program airing July 21, 6:30 p.m. on KGMB-TV and live streamed on HawaiiNewsNow.com.
Honolulu Star Advertiser: Goodwill Hawaii responds to COVID-19 challenge: helping people find jobs during a shutdown
How have you and Goodwill Hawaii responded to the coronavirus pandemic? Although we have had to close our retail stores and our donation centers during the stay-at-home order, our job placement programs have seen a rapid increase in people needing our services to assist them with applying for various government benefits, or being sure they
Hawaii Public Radio: Demand For Services Surges As Hawaii Nonprofits Weather Big Declines In Revenue
With the local unemployment rate estimated between 25% and 30%, out-of-work residents are increasingly relying on nonprofit community services. But those same organizations are seeing double-digit declines in revenue. Consumer spending is way down because of COVID-19. As a result, many businesses in Hawaii are struggling with falling demand for their services and plummeting revenue.
– The six-month certificate program starts in May – Goodwill Hawaii is seeking people interested in pursuing an IT career to enroll in a FREE six-month Google IT Support Professional Certificate program starting in May 2020. The program, being offered in partnership with Google.org and Coursera, is designed to prepare students for an entry level position