Celebrate Manufacturing Day with ‘Made in Hawai‘i’ Tours Friday

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Celebrate Manufacturing Day with ‘Made in Hawai‘i’ Tours Friday

Kaua‘i Coffee Company in Kalaheo will join Manufacturing Day 2018 by opening their doors to the public Friday.

Learn about Hawai‘i’s growing manufacturing industry and its wide range of job opportunities by touring leading local manufacturers on Friday.

In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2018, manufacturers throughout the state will open their doors to the public as part of an effort to show how today’s manufacturing environment has changed and highlight the opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide.

On the Garden Isle, Kaua‘i Coffee Company in Kalaheo will participate in the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Manufacturing Day is an annual national event, celebrated in Hawai‘i with support by local manufacturers, the Hawai‘i Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) INNOVATE Hawai‘i, the Chamber of Commerce Hawai‘i, the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, and the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Network.

The tours are open to the public, students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members. Manufacturing Day 2018 is for you. Don’t miss open houses, plant tours and presentations designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers.

Manufacturing Day 2018 Events in Hawai‘i Friday

Kaua‘i

  • Kauai Coffee Company (Kalaheo, HI): 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Big Island

  • Big Island Bees (Captain Cook, HI): 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Canada France Hawai‘i Telescope Corporation (Waimea, HI): 9 a.m.

O‘ahu

  • Coastal Windows (Waipahu, HI): 10 a.m.
  • Hawai‘i Coffee Company (Honolulu, HI): 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Honolulu Coffee Experience Center (Honolulu, HI)*
  • Koaloha Ukulele (Honolulu, HI)*
  • Manoa Chocolate Hawaii (Kailua, HI)*
  • Maui Divers Jewelry (Honolulu, HI)*

Maui

  • MauiWine (Kula, HI)*

* Contact directly for tour times

Created by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International (FMA) in 2012, Manufacturing Day has enjoyed support from many organizations aligned with its mission of positively changing the public perception of modern manufacturing. Organizations that have played a vital role in working with FMA to successfully grow this national celebration of all things manufacturing include the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Manufacturing Institute (MI), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). Manufacturing Day is now produced annually by NAM with key contributions and support from MEP and MI.

To learn more about Manufacturing Day or to attend a tour, visit MFGDAY.com, email info@innovatehawaii.org, or check out #MFGDAY18 on social media.

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Léo Azambuja, editor of For Kaua‘i, has won multiple journalism awards in the state of Hawai‘i, including investigative and enterprise reporting, spot news and feature writing, photojournalism and online reporting.

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