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At the inaugural Campbell-Kapolei Student Career Expo held Friday, Oct. 26, at Kapolei High School, more than 1,200 freshmen from the ‘Ewa region engaged with industry professionals and learned about potential career paths.

Preparing keiki to soar: ‘Ewa students take part in career expo

Oct. 29, 2018

  • AUTHOR
  • Kyle Galdeira

In an effort to help learners in ‘Ewa gain a broad perspective of career opportunities available after graduation, the Hawai‘i State Department of Education and Kamehameha Schools teamed up with the Kapolei Chamber of Commerce to host the inaugural Campbell-Kapolei Student Career Expo on Friday, Oct. 26, at Kapolei High School.

More than 1,200 freshmen from Campbell and Kapolei High Schools attended the event. The expo featured three sessions during which attendees could interact with representatives from the 70-plus companies on hand, ask questions about potential career paths and complete activities in the event’s workbook.

“Together with partners like the Department of Education Campbell-Kapolei Complex Area and the Kapolei Chamber of Commerce, we’re working to build systems that connect learning with real-world application and career pathway mentorship,” said KS ‘Ewa Regional Director Nālani Blane Kealaiki.



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