Continuing our Building Hawaii Intel Career Pathways Together series, the next session focused on careers in Signals Intelligence. Learn more about what the industry is doing to work with academia and NSA to lay out career pathways and intern/job opportunities to engage students.

On Jan. 6 – 7, 2022 Hawaii Defense Alliance joined the MAC to host the 2022 Partnership Conference. This annual conference provides an opportunity for MAC and HDA members and partners to learn about the military’s priorities in Hawaii and the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility, as well as the steady and increasing economic opportunities the defense sector brings.

Hawaii Defense Alliance hosted a virtual webinar focusing on geospatial analytics careers. The objective of this is to increase awareness – for the tech community, educators, students, and government audience – of the career and certification pathways and hundreds of jobs being created in Hawaii over the next three years. These jobs are being driven by the Federal government and contractors.

Mahalo for joining the U.S. Army Small Business Contracting Panel featuring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Honolulu District, USACE Pacific Ocean Division (POD), and the Army Contracting Command (ACC) Outside Contiguous United States (OCONUS) Regional Contracting Office-Hawaii/Alaska.

On Nov. 17, the Hawaii Defense Alliance, DBEDT and the High-Tech Development Corp. hosted its Cloud Computing Discussion where panelists and program members streamed live from the Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox for a virtual audience.

The Military Affairs Council (MAC) recently hosted a webinar providing an update from the Marine Forces Pacific and Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

To continue the Alliance’s workforce efforts, we take a look at a long term plan of offering additional courses for a certificate in intelligence, mentorship opportunities, and possible career opportunities/employers in the listening session UH-INDOPACOM J2 Intel Mentorship Initiative.

HDA Webinar: Building Hawaii Intel Career Pathways Together

Hawaii Defense Alliance hosted its first webinar “Building Hawaii Intel Career Pathways Together” on September 21 that explored workforce development and building career paths in data science, cybersecurity and intelligence to meet the emerging needs of the Department of Defense and private sector contractors in Hawaii.

Be Cyber Smart #cybermonth with logo of Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

The month of October is nationally recognized as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. For 18 years, it has raised awareness about the important of cybersecurity across the nation, ensuring we all have the resources needed to be safer and more secure online.

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