Change starts by understanding the actual needs of the employers in the state—the businesses and government agencies dealing internationally as well as those interfacing with a multilingual domestic clientele and workforce. Hawaii

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, with strong interest from the state of Hawai‘i’s Governor’s office, is coordinating the Hawai‘i Language Roadmap Initiative. The goal is to implement a roadmap for change —in education, in business, in state and county government, and in the community— to help build the future multilingual workforce of Hawai‘i. Hawaii