Junior Achievement of Hawaii is honored to have the support of individuals and organizations who share the vision of bringing financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness to all of Hawaii's youth. 



For more information about how you can get involved, contact us at education@jahawaii.org.


Our Mission

To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.


Our Vision

Empower young people to own their economic success through delivering educational programs to students Kindergarten through 12th Grade teaching the key concepts of Financial Literacy, Work Readiness, and Entrepreneurship. Partnering local Hawaii schools with Business and Community Organizations to foster an effective 21st century workforce for the State of Hawaii.


Our Core Values

  • Belief in the boundless potential of young people
  • Commitment to the principles of market based economics and entrepreneurship
  • Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity and excellence in how we do it
  • Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals
  • Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
  • Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning

Junior Achievement Sparks Student Success

JA impacted over 4.8 million U.S. students in more than 211,000 classrooms during 2017-2018.

Our volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of more than 245,329 volunteers, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st-century global marketplace.