Employment Opportunities



At Waimea Valley Hi'ipaka LLC staff is 'ohana. 

As stewards and staff of this sacred Valley we strive in our daily responsibilities to Waimea and its host culture to celebrate and share a vibrant and living Hawaiian culture with the world. 


You can email employee applications here or send to:

Hi'ipaka LLC, Waimea Valley

Employment Application

59-864 Kamehameha Highway

Haleiwa, HI 96712 


CULTURAL SPECIALIST EDUCATOR - Full Time 

Hi`ipaka LLC, Waimea Valley on the North Shore of Oahu is seeking a Cultural Specialist/Educator.
Under the direction of the Cultural Programs Manager, this person will provide an engaging cultural experience for our guests through activities that include but are not limited to, leading walking tours, demonstrating various cultural practices, and interpreting both cultural and botanical exhibits. This person will also teach school groups in an outdoor setting, using our existing educational curricula. Student ages range from early learners to college, and beyond.

Position Requirements:
• Must be knowledgeable about one or more specific Hawaiian cultural practices and skilled in the performance of such practice.
• Must be familiar with Hawaiian history and culture, including Waimea Valley's heritage. Must be familiar with major Hawaiian cultural issues.
• Must be people-oriented and able to work well with others.
• Must be organized and a self-starter.
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Must have planning and time management skills necessary to assist or develop programs.
• Must be familiar with Microsoft computer programs, including Word and Excel.
• Must project a professional demeanor and be skilled in relating to people from different communities.

Educational Requirements:
As a minimum, a high school diploma is required. A degree (associates or four years) in Hawaiian Studies or a related field is highly desirable.


At least 2 years of relevant community or Hawaiian agency experience.

Hi`ipaka LLC offers a competitive salary and has excellent benefits- medical; dental, vision etc.; company match 401K program and life insurance.


This is a full-time position and regular attendance on a daily basis is required. Waimea Valley is a seven day a week operation and some weekend work is required. A pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. We are an equal opportunity employer.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email a request for an application or send your resume to coshiro@waimeavalley.net

Botanical Gardener - Full Time 

Hi`ipaka LLC, Waimea Valley on the North Shore of Oahu is seeking a full-time Botanical Gardener to work on the botanical collection and grounds of Waimea Valley. The Gardener's primary objective is to preserve, enhance, cultivate and care for plants in the botanical collections.


Qualifications:

• Must have knowledge of gardening practices.

• Must be people-oriented and able to work well with others.

• Must have good oral communication skills.

• Must have the ability to read and understand chemical labels and SDS sheets.

• Must be familiar with gardening tools and equipment used to cultivate and care for the botanical collections.

Training and Experience

• High school diploma or GED preferred.

• Experience in gardening.

• Driver's License required.


Waimea Valley is a seven day a week operation and weekend work is required.


Hi`ipaka LLC offers a competitive salary and has excellent benefits- medical; dental, vision etc.; company match 401K program and life insurance. A pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. We are an equal opportunity employer.


If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume or our employment application to coshiro@waimeavalley.net or fax to 808 638-7776



Line Cook - Full Time

Hi`ipaka LLC, Waimea Valley on the North Shore of Oahu is seeking a Full Time Line Cook to work in our Food Services Unit.

The Line Cook will efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also performs other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.


Duties & Responsibilities:
• Maintains guest focus while performing duties.
• Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers,
ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
• Refers to the daily prep list at the start of each shift for assigned duties.
• Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, recipes, policies, and procedures.
• Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line station to assure high-quality service.
• Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
• Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area.
• Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
• Handles, stores, labels, and rotates all products properly and in accordance with applicable state laws.
• Assists in closing the kitchen.
• Performs other related duties as assigned by the Food Services Group Manager or manager-on-duty.


Position Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.
A minimum of five years of experience in food service or the restaurant industry.


Waimea Valley is a seven day a week operation and weekend work is required.


Hi`ipaka LLC offers a competitive salary and has excellent benefits- medical; dental, vision etc.; company match 401K program and life insurance. A pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. We are an equal opportunity employer.


If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume or our employment application to coshiro@waimeavalley.net or fax to 808 638-7776




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