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Hawaii Food Handler Certification

We asked 3 job seekers about their Hawaii Food Handler Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 67% of job seekers said "other" was the biggest reason for earning their Hawaii Food Handler Certification

Hawaii Food Handler Requirements

The state of Hawaii offers free food handler classes to all professionals who work with food. Those who complete the class earn a state food handlers certificate that is valid for 3 years. Information about the classes can be found through the State of Hawaii Department of Health.1

Additionally, state law requires that there is a Certified Food Protection Manager working at all times during operating hours. The CFPM must earn their certification through an ANSI course.


References

1. “Food Safety Education”. State of Hawaii Department of Health, Sanitation Branch. Retrieved on January 12, 2020.


Editorial content last updated: April 2020

What are people saying about getting a Hawaii Food Handler Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

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Would you recommend this certification?

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Why did you decide to earn your Hawaii Food Handler Certification?

Based on 3 responses

Required for my current job

33%

Make more money

0%

Changing careers

0%

Get an edge over other candidates

0%

Help my career progression

0%

Other

67%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2 responses

Supervisor View jobs

50%

Kitchen Manager View jobs

50%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Hawaii Food Handler Certification?

3 people answered

“Employer does not pay the cost of the test”

July 18, 2020

“Could be an important certification when working in food service.”

Jan. 4, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Hawaii Food Handler Certification?

3 people answered

“Pay attention for all the information applies to your job daily”

July 18, 2020

“Test is pretty simple and straightforward.”

Jan. 4, 2020