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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Complex offers 225 jobs

By Catherine E. Toth
Advertiser Staff Writer

Kahala Nui, Honolulu's newest senior living community, is hiring 225 employees in fields ranging from culinary arts to social work.

Residents are scheduled to begin moving into Kahala Nui, a senior living community, next month but the chance to get one of the 225 positions there is now. A job fair is planned for Saturday.

Kähala Nui photo

Kahala Nui job fair

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Star of the Sea cafeteria, 4469 Malia St.


Residents are scheduled to start moving in on Feb. 15. Employees could start as early as in two weeks.

Kahala Nui is hosting a job fair on Saturday to fill positions including concierge, education coordinator, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, maintenance, security, valet, housekeeping, food service and receptionists.

About 160 of these positions will be full-time.

Pay ranges from $10 per hour to upwards of $50,000 a year.

Benefits include free parking or bus passes, use of its new fitness center, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and progressive paid time off.

"The most important thing is that people bring themselves, their positive attitudes and an interest in wanting to serve a very special group of people at a very unique place," said David Loop, Kahala Nui executive director.

Kahala Nui is a $183 million project that could house about 550 adults. There are 270 independent living units, 41 assisted living units, 22 memory support units and 60 healthcare/nursing units. It offers Life Care, a lifestyle and healthcare program that promotes and enhances wellness.

Kahala Nui will also be recruiting at Job Quest on Jan. 12 at the Neal Blaisdell Center. For more information about jobs at the senior living community, visit www.kahalanui.com. For more information about Job Quest, call 536-7222 or visit www.successhi.com.

Reach Catherine E. Toth at 535-8103 or ctoth@honoluluadvertiser.com.