Building Pathways to Success and a Better Hawaii for All
The Makaha Cultural Learning Center, a native 501(c)3, was started in Makaha Valley almost a decade ago. Today, our primary mission is to create opportunities for Native Hawaiians and the people of the Waianae Coast through leadership, trades-training, and outreach programs.
Your Key to a Lucrative Career in the Construction Industry
Unlock your passion and talent, reinforce gratitude, and be inspired to emerge as a capable worker with highly-valued skills. We are the only organization that provides non-union construction trade education west of the Honolulu area. Our programs in General Construction, Renewable Energy, HVAC-R, and Electrical Apprenticeship, will place you on a successful path to a growing career.
Get started in the industry by learning construction basics including Field Safety, Construction Math, Hand Tools, Rigging, Communication, and Employability Skills and Materials Handling
Aloha Construction Foundations
Solar installation and preparation coursework that covers the NABCEP Entry Level Learning Objectives. After the course, students can demonstrate basic installation and design principles knowledge.
Are you interested in entering the exciting world of solar sales? In this course, you will learn the ins and outs of solar technology, how to effectively sell solar systems to potential clients, and how to overcome common objections.
Certification and Accreditation Partners
Together, we’re committed to providing the highest quality training and education to our students.
The scholarship fund, made possible by our generous funding partners, is aimed at helping current students pursue higher education in the specialty trade and construction fields.
Recipients of the Ho'omau Scholarship will receive $1,000 to pursue higher education programs including trade school, apprenticeship programs, and accredited degree programs.
MAKE A DONATION
We love old-fashioned giving!
Mail your tax-deductible gift to:
84-1170 Farrington Highway
Waianae, HI 96792
Giving is easy with PayPal. Simply use the button below to send a donation securely to the Learning Center.
Does your organization share our passion for the trades and creating opportunities for the people of Hawaii?
If so, consider partnering with us financially. Your gifts propel us toward our mission and help us instantly make an impact!
Mahalo to our Program Sponsors
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who generously supported our relief efforts for our beloved Lahaina Ohana.
Your kindness and generosity has truly touched us and we are very grateful for your support.
Through a true spirit of aloha, we can lift their spirits and provide comfort during this difficult time.
Aloha is all about love, compassion, and unity, and it offers hope to those who have suffered loss.
By standing in solidarity with Lahaina Ohana, we show them they are not alone. Your gift will provide the critical resources and support needed to begin the long process of recovery and rebuilding.
We cannot thank you enough for all that you have done for us in our mission.