'Ike aku, 'ike mai, kokua aku kokua mai; pela iho la ka nohana 'ohana.
Recognize others, be recognized,
help others, be helped;
such is a family relationship.
At HTI, corporate culture is "family." We go out-of-our-way to help our students learn as much about themselves as they learn about the curriculum of their program. Many of our students have, in turn, ua hanai (adopted) HTI staff and faculty as part of their own definition of family.
For 25 years, HTI has helped thousands of students because of the generous support from
organizations and people like you who believe in the mission of HTI. If
you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to HTI, please click on the
icon below to complete our fast and secure online donation form.
Through Hawai`i Community
Foundation, ALU LIKE, Inc., Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and Kamehameha Schools,
native Hawaiian students qualify for and are awarded numerous grants and
scholarships. Students may also receive additional assistance through O`ahu WorkLinks, FAFSA, and other community programs.
HTI has a diverse student
population and encourages those who may not qualify for funding to seek support
through our sponsorship program which is based on academic merit and financial
Why Is It A Priority?
The Sponsorship Program is fundamental
to the whole educational process and serves as a critical tool in assisting
students in beginning their academic journey to a fulfilling career. The Sponsorship Program opens the doors to education
to students from a broad spectrum of socio-economic backgrounds and who are in
Alumni Association-giving back to
Ho`iho`i - to return, send back, or restore; to give back
Since its inception, HTI has
served well over 2o,000 students through various programs and has been rewarded
with student successes in the community and throughout the nation. Our Alumni
Association provides the opportunity for our graduates to stay in touch, give
back in various ways, and mentor our current students.
Throughout the years, our
programs have changed to follow the current employment trends both locally and
nationally. Originating over 25 years ago from the joint partnership between IBM and
Alu Like, we've offered a variety of programs, such as, Na Wahine O Ke Au Hou (Women of the New Era) - Women in Technology, A+ Certification, "got game?" - Summer
Youth Work Experience, and Information Technology Management (ITM)
Currently we offer programs
in Workforce Foundation Development (open to the community without charge), Office
Technology Management (OTM), Pharmacy Technician Program (PTP), Medical Assisting
diploma (MED) or certification (MAP) programs, and Medical Billing and Coding (MBC).
As alumni of HTI, you can choose to donate to HTI in general, or you can
give back to the program that facilitated your initial steps into your career by sponsoring the scholarship for someone who can use the kokua (help).
Choose a program for which to sponsor a scholarship:
- Workforce Foundation Program (WFP)
- Office Technology Management (OTM)
- Pharmacy Technician Program (PTP)
- Medical Assisting Program - Certificate (MAP)
- Medical Assisting Program - Diploma (MED)
- "got game?" Summer Youth Work Experience (GG)
- Non-credit programs
upcoming events and programs
A donation to our Annual Fund
will allow you to contribute and make a difference in the lives of students. You
would be helping us to provide quality services to students, foster new
partnerships and programs while providing outreach to the community.
Events include graduation,
cultural and educational projects and fieldtrips. The fund will also support
technology upgrades, curriculum development, pilot programs and program
Volunteerism / Internships / Community Service
Many opportunities exist should
you wish to make a difference by volunteering at HTI.
Also, for the past four years, HTI has been an internship site for students enrolled in Kamehameha Schools Kapili `Oihana Program. We look forward to our next interns starting in May 2014!
HTI is deeply grateful for your kindness and generosity. Your donations to HTI help our students improve themselves, their families, and their communities through education and training.