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NHO Stewardship Program Intern

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Bishop & Company is seeking an Intern for Native Hawaiian Stewardship Program for a local non-profit organization in the Honolulu area.

The Intern will assist with organizing, facilitating, and implementing Foundation’ s Native Hawaiian Organization Stewardship Training Program. The ideal candidate must demonstrate ability to support and learn about program management, including concept development, planning, execution and evaluation. The intern should have interest in learning the concepts and principles of historic preservation for sustaining, protecting, and supporting historic and cultural sites in the Hawaiian Islands.


  • Native Hawaiian Stewardship Program provides hands-on training, field work and preservation of sites, buildings, structures, objects and/or districts that are significant to the history, culture, traditions, practices and/or customs of Native Hawaiian organizations and communities.
  • The program includes multiple components, including such actions as presentations or discussions; hands- on preservation tasks; public or community workdays; cultural protocols or practices; and perpetuation of traditional activities and practices.
  • The Intern will support the program by assisting with tasks related to preparing materials for the Request for Proposals, working with Native Hawaiian Organizations to develop their proposals, assisting the NHO Program Committee with evaluating and selecting project partners, and providing logistical support for the individual stewardship training projects.
  • The Intern will learn principles, methods and techniques related to the National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 and Hawaii Revised Statutes 6E processes for project review and compliance by working with HHF as the primary internship sponsor, as well as the U.S.
  • Department of the Interior Office of Native Hawaiian Relations as the program sponsor, and various Native Hawaiian Organizations as the project partners.

Requirements & Qualifications:

• Completed or currently enrolled in a field of study related to historic preservation, urban planning, archaeology, Native Hawaiian studies, law or related field.
• Knowledge and interest in historic and cultural sites and the built environment of Hawaii.
• Knowledge of Hawaiian culture and traditions is required; familiarity with Olelo Hawaii  is advantageous.
• Computer proficiency in a Windows platform, including strong ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe.
• Organized, attentive to detail, efficient and able to meet frequent deadlines.

Additional Information:

  • Job Type: Temporary Opportunity, for 12-16 weeks
  • Pay: $18-22/hr DOE
  • Location: Honolulu, HI 96817
  • Parking: Provided on site
  • Schedule: Part- time, temporary; 8-16 hours per week during regular work hours
  • Please note client does have a Covid vaccine mandate in place
  • Benefits: Bishop & Company offers its temporary and contract employees attractive, competitive benefits, including paid holidays, paid vacation, health insurance, and matching 401k plan for all those who qualify!

Bishop & Company provides recruiting and placement services for client companies and opportunities for job seekers throughout Hawaii, with emphasis on executive search, direct hire, temp to hire, and temporary/contract staffing. We charge no fees to our placed candidates and our temporary/contract employees. Our client services are 100% guaranteed.

Please forward resumes to:

Bishop & Company

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Phone: 808-839-2200

Fax: 808-839-4844


***No relocation, In-state applicants only. Must be available to interview immediately.***

Location: Honolulu, HI

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran

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