2040 Lauwiliwili Street Kapolei, HI 96707

Join Our Ohana

Build a career that counts and set yourself up for success with an expert education that allows you to earn a paycheck at the same time. Work, earn and learn in an in-demand industry that helps you create a better future for yourself and your community.

Application Pathways


Try out a trade before committing to a program. Earn certificates and credit towards your apprenticeship.

Neighbor Islands

Applications on neighbor islands are accepted daily. Apply online anytime to start your career in construction.

Oahu Open Recruitment

Recruitment on Oahu opens twice a year. Click to see the next application period and learn what it takes to join.

Other Pathways

Sisters in the Brotherhood

Jobs don’t have a gender. Our industry benefits from the skills and diversity females bring to the table, so take charge of your future and become a skilled tradeswoman.

Hana Good Jobs

Good Jobs Hawaiʻi is a partnership among the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges, employers and organizations like HCATF, that want to help people in Hawaiʻi attain good quality jobs for generations to come.

Want to learn more? Check out this video for details!

HCATF Summer Internship

Start your career early and learn what it takes to be successful in the trades. Our Career Connections Summer Internship (for high school students) will change your perspective on yourself and your future.

Helmets To Hardhats

We connect veterans with careers and build better lives. Expand your education, learn a new skill, and start an exciting, new career, but without the commitment of a traditional degree program. Learn more about H2H.

Direct Entry

You can start your apprenticeship with little or no trade experience. If you have an employer willing to hire you and you can demonstrate certain skills, you may qualify for direct entry (subject to approval). Contact us to see if you qualify.