‘What was your first job?’

Pam Sokei
Kapa’a, Retired

“I was a janitor at Wilcox Elementary School when I was 16.”


Stanson Cosare
Princeville, Grounds maintenance

“At 18 I worked in construction, framing.”


Darrell Ortiz
Puhi, Ramp lead

“I worked at Island Arts and Graphics printing shirts and other clothing.”


Noe Delacruz
Hanapepe, Veterinary assistant

“A bus girl at Wrangler’s in Waimea.”


Jesse Jeffries
Wailua, Construction

“Paper route in Wailua Houselots. I was maybe 12 or 13.”