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Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus. UHMC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools & College.

With small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, math labs and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College's Extended Learning  & Workforce Development Office (ELWD) is located in the Laulima building on the Kahului campus, with ample free parking.


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  • A Certificate of Completion or Certificate is awarded upon completion of classes.
  • Employee Training Funding (ETF) 50% assistance up to $400 per class is available through Workforce Development Division Maui.

CULN6020 – Applied Studies in Fundamental Food Manufacturing

A self-directed and self-paced kitchen lab experience for MFIC food manufacturing graduates. Graduates work in the fully certified MFIC R&D kitchen environment to increase understanding of manufacturing efficiencies, good manufacturing practices, standard operating procedures and adherence to best practices in kitchen safety and sanitation procedures.

4:00PM to 5:00PM | Sep 10, 2020 to Dec 31, 2020 | Register

BUS6821 – Food Products-Concept to Consumer Incubator Program

Have a Food Product Idea or Recipe Consumers Would Love? The Concept to Consumer Incubator Program, is an in depth class that teaches food industry best practices for taking your recipe idea or concept and turning it into a viable value-added food product for the retail marketplace!


Note: Completion of an online Survey application required prior to acceptance.

6:00PM to 9:00PM | Aug 11, 2020 to Sep 29, 2020 | Register

BUS6822 – Maui Food Business Start Up – Part I: Concept to Test Market

Join small business startup guru Gary Albitz as he leads you through a series of 8 classes designed to launch a successful food business on Maui! These 2 hour informal & interactive meetings offer a systematic approach for profitable food business development targeting food manufacturers, Restaurateurs, food truck operators, and farmers / chefs interested in creating value-added food products.

5:30PM to 7:30PM | Oct 14, 2020 to Dec 09, 2020 | Register

BUS6820 – Maui Food Industry X-celerator

This 8 week training course features guest speakers and industry experts who coach and mentor participants to develop their product and business. Class covers the nuts and bolts of food production, food safety, business planning, marketing, financing, sourcing supplies and other food business related challenges.

6:00PM to 9:00PM | Sep 14, 2020 to Nov 02, 2020 | Register

For More Information Contact

Chris Speere
Food Innovation Program Coordinator

Be sure to check out the Food Innovation website at

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