If your dream is to become a Firefighter, this program is for you!

Are you interested in becoming a firefighter? Have you taken the HFD Written exam and did not meet the requirements to move onto the next phase?

The Papakolea Fire Academy is a team lead by Retired Fire Captains Richard Soo, Earle Kealoha, Guy Katayama, Gilbert Pelletier and Curtis Aiwohi that have developed an educational course to aid in every step of the Honolulu Fire Department Recruitment process.

The class focuses on:

Life of a firefighter, written communication, math, test taking strategies, understanding service terminology, preparation for the HFD Written Exam, and assistance through physical agility and interview processes.

This program is facilitated by Kula No Na Po’e Hawaii and supported by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement(CNHA) through a partnership with Aloha United Way.

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