Provider Details

Hawaii Island Workforce and Economic Development Ohana (HIWEDO)

Address: (See Map)

58 Kinoole St. #101-A
Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information:

Phone: (808) 959-6200
Fax: (808) 959-6300
Email: [email protected]

Organization Contacts

Executive Director Gaye Ishimaru
Phone: (808) 959-6200
Email: [email protected]


The Hawaii Island Workforce and Economic Development Ohana (HIWEDO):

Bridges Economic and Workforce Development through collaboration with government and private agencies and businesses to develop long-term plans, directives and solutions for employment for innovative ideas, spurring community-based economic development.

Identifies New and Emerging Industries and their workforce needs and strategies to address barriers to employment for individuals.

Promotes Employment Opportunities and Economic Development through workforce training and education in Hawaii. We partner and collaborate with various government and private entities to assist individuals to become self-sufficient.

Creates Infrastructure for Organizations by providing fiscal control, contracting and monitoring services, as well as technical and administrative support.

Seeks Grant Funding and accepts private and corporate donations to support the work of the workforce development system within the County and State of Hawaii.

Service Categories

Health Care, Health Insurance, Medicaid Application Assistance

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Hawai‘i County
  • Regions Waimea, Kawaihae, Waikoloa, Kohala, Koa

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

  • Chuukese
  • Pohnpeian
  • English
  • Hawaiian
  • Marshallese


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Organization Products and Services
NameDescriptionQty.Payment Accepted
Health Care Marketplace AssistanceAssistance in enrolling in Hawai‘i's health care marketplace.00
Medicaid Application AssistanceAssistance with the application and process of Medicaid (MedQuest) applications.00

Last Update Date: 11/08/2020

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