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Job demand for college degree growing in Hawaii, report finds

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JULY 23
                                Training such as for carpenter apprentices is needed to get into the local job market, an education official says. Above, a worker at the Hoopili in Leeward Oahu.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JULY 23

    Training such as for carpenter apprentices is needed to get into the local job market, an education official says. Above, a worker at the Hoopili in Leeward Oahu.

The proportion of U.S. jobs requiring postsecondary preparation continues to inch upward, and by 2031 in Hawaii, 70% of job openings will require some type of education and/or training beyond high school, says a report from researchers at Georgetown University. Read more

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