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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Federal stimulus funds being used for Hawaii summer jobs


Associated Press

HONOLULU More than a thousand jobs are available for young people from low-income families through the new 2010 Summer Youth Employment Program.

Enrollment in the program is set for Saturday at the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Princess Ruth Keelikolani Building, 830 Punchbowl St., Honolulu.

The state Department of Human Services is financing the program using Temporary Assistance for Needy Families federal stimulus funds.

The summer jobs for those 14 through 23 are offered at federal, state and county government offices and at nonprofit organizations.

Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona says the jobs pay $8 or more per hour.