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Registered Nurse (RN) for Summer Camp – Hilo, Molokai and Kauai

Few slots left! Don’t miss this fun opportunity!

We are hiring Registered Nurses to work at summer camps this year! A few more openings left for Hilo, Molokai and Kauai camps. The dates available are for June 11-16, June 25-30, July 2-7 and July 9-14. Airfare is provided for local nurses traveling inter-island for these assignments.

Each week, nurses work Sunday afternoon through Friday afternoon. You will be provided with a private sleeping area and share other facilities. Nurses are welcome to participate in all camp activities.

Recently retired RNs are also welcome to apply. Open to locally available applicants.


  • Must love to camp!!
  • Active Hawaii RN license
  • Current BLS with AHA
  • Strong triage skills
  • Must have 1 year of RN experience in urgent care/ ER/ Pediatrics
  • Immunization Records (MMR, Varicella, Tdap, Hep B and Flu shot)
  • TB 1-step Skin Test/ Clear Chest X-ray
  • Physical Test

You need to be a self-starter, organized and able to work independently. Good communication skills are a must as you’ll also be dealing with parents and program staff and will need to write clear and accurate reports.


  • Checking in students with medication needs when camp starts on Sunday afternoons through Friday evening
  • Work in the clinic daily in AM and PM to dispense medications
  • Remain available to assess/triage/treat sick students or injuries as needed
  • Contact parents as needed to communicate about student medical condition and needs
  • Return all student brought medications on Friday when camp ends
  • To work on call during camp hours

There is no physician on duty. Standing orders will be provided and the Medical Director will be available as needed.

If you are qualified and interested in taking one of these assignments, we want to hear from you ASAP!

If you are qualified and interested in taking one of these assignments, we want to hear from you ASAP! Email us at hr@kahumalama.com or call at 808-951-0111 ext. 2. You can also apply via this link: Click Here 


Pictures from the previous camps.



Oahu – Travel Contracts


Ooh the city life! Oahu is the place to be if that’s what you’re looking for in Hawaii!

Known as “the Gathering Place” – the island is a melting pot of different cultures: Hawaiian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Ilocanos and more. It is the most populated of the Hawaiian Islands and is home to more than 950,000 people. The island offers more than just surf, sun and sand. It is home to numerous historical sites, buildings and scenic areas.

Stroll the streets of downtown Honolulu to get acquainted with the sights and sounds of the area. Dine in one of the home-grown restaurants and try the famous “poke.”  Not the fish type? Try the yummy shave ice on the North Shore!  Aside from being known as the surfing capital of the world, the North Shore is also another destination for food lovers: it’s where you’ll find the famous shrimp trucks in Kahuku and they are a must try!

FUN FACT: Oahu is also home to Kahu Malama Nurses’ corporate office which is located in the Ala Moana area just a block from the Pacific Ocean and adjacent to the Ala Moana Shopping Center.  The mall is the largest in Hawaii and the largest open-air shopping center in the world.

Looking for a travel assignment on Oahu? See the list below for Kahu Malama Nurses’ current job opportunities:

  • APRN
  • CNA- LTC (2)
  • ER (9)
  • Hospital Aide (14)
  • Med/Surg
  • Med/Surg/Tele
  • Med/Surg/Neuro Tele
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • RNFA
  • Surgical Tech


Apply at travel@kahumalama.com or call 808-951-0111 ext. 2.

Registered Nurse- ER- 3 openings for Night shift/ 1 day shift

Multiple 13- week contracts are open for Emergency Room Registered Nurses at a facility on central Oahu with a 16 room/ 14 bed ED. Target Start date is 06/05/17. Open to local nurses only.

These are 12 hour shifts from 1900-0700; with every other weekend (can also pick up other shifts on a PRN basis 0900-2100 and 1300-0100). Candidate can be called off in rotation with internal staff if needed.


  • 2 years minimum experience in ER
  • Experience in critical access or smaller facility preferred
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS through AHA
  • TNCC preferred
  • Active Hawaii RN License
  • TB Clearance and Immunization Record (MMR, Var, Tdap, Hep B and Flu Shot)
  • References

Send in your application to travel@kahumalama.com or call 808-951-0111 ext. 2!

Maui – Travel Contracts

Kahu Malama Nurses is a Hawaii based staffing agency, specializing in per diem and travel contract assignments. We work with clients throughout the state and provide them with the healthcare professionals they need to staff their facilities.

The current job opportunities in Maui:      

  • Case Manager (3)
  • Critical Access: ER/LTC/Acute (3)
  • CCU/ICU (4)
  • Dialysis (3)
  • Endoscopy (2)
  • ER (3)
  • Float/Tele/Med/Surg (5)
  • Infection Control
  • Med/Surg (4)
  • Med/Surg/Tele (3)
  • OR (4)
  • Outpatient Cardiology
  • Quality Management
  • Tele/PCU/Step Down (3)

The island of Maui is known for its golden sunset and peaking mountains –a destination for true nature lovers. Home to more than 144,000 people only, Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

The majestic sunset view at Haleakala National Park is worth the hike. While you’re there, make sure to spot the endangered Hawaiian geese known as “Nene”.

Fancy a boat ride? Maui is the perfect island for whale watching. Every December through March, the North Pacific Humpback Whales migrate to the tropical waters of Hawaii. Whale Watching in Maui is known as one of the best in the world.

With its amazing beaches and mountains, Maui is a beautiful place to live, work and play.

Call now to apply at 808-951-0111, ext. 2 or send in your resume at travel@kahumalamanurses.com

CNA and Nurse Aides- PT, PD, FT and Contracts


Earn as much as $16.75/hr for Part Time, Per Diem, Full Time opportunities! Various shifts are available for Certified Nurse Aides and Nurse Aides at Oahu’s top medical facilities and private homes. 13- 26 week contracts are also available on Oahu for up to $18.00/hr.

At Kahu Malama Nurses, we will reimburse the cost of your competency evaluation course and CNA re-certification fee if you work for us! We also provide assistance in renewing your credentials: 2-Step TB Test and TB Mask Fit, 30% off Lab Titers, BLS Certification. Contact us for more information.


  • Must have 1 year experience in acute care / LTC, or 6 months in home care
  • BLS Certification with AHA
  • 2-Step TB Skin Test/Chest X-ray
  • Immunization Record (MMR, Var, Tdap, Hep B and Flu Shot)
  • References

Kahu Malama Nurses is Hawaii’s leader in the medical staffing industry. We have been around for nearly 35 years, helping health care professionals get the best assignments across the state. Join us and be a proud member of our team!

With Kahu Malama Nurses’ Referral Rewards, if you refer a friend, you can be eligible to receive 2 movie tickets and an additional $50. Apply here!



Kauai – Travel Contracts


Known as “the Garden Isle” of Hawaii… Kauai, is a majestic island surrounded with untamed shorelines, green valleys and cascading waterfalls. You will find enchanting places to visit. Pack your hiking boots, an umbrella and your adventurous spirit!

The current job opportunities in the island of Kauai:

  • OB (L&D/ PP/Antepartum)

Kahu Malama Nurses is the leader in Healthcare Staffing. We help Nurses and Health Professionals find the best assignments in the island. When you choose to work with Kahu Malama Nurses, you will have the confidence that there is a team of professionals available to assist you 24/7. You can count on us!

Call us now at 808-951-0111 ext. 2 or send your resume at travel@kahumalama.com

Big Island – Travel Contracts

Have your dream job in paradise and what’s a better place than Big Island.

Below are Kahu Malama Nurses’ current Job Opportunities:

  • Critical Access: SNF
  • Critical Care Float (ED/PACU/ICU)
  • ER (7)
  • L&D (2)
  • Med/Surg (2)
  • Med/Surg/Flex Pool (7)
  • OB/L&D (NSY/PP) (2)
  • PACU

The largest island in the state of Hawaii, hence the name “Big Island,” is home to only 185,000 people. The main and largest city is Hilo. Its real estate continues to grow due to the most active volcano known as “Kilauea” that has been erupting lava since the 1980’s.

Aside from being known as the island of volcanoes, the Big Island is also famous for the Merrie Monarch Festival – a week long Hula competition, honoring the memory of the last king of Hawaii, King David Kalākaua, the annual Waimea Rodeo and the snowcapped Mauna Kea. Yes! Snow in tropical Hawaii! And of course who can forget about the delicious Kona Coffee and Big Island Cookies.

With so many different climate zones and landscapes to explore, it can be quite hard to decide which part of the island to see first. Wherever your feet take you, the Big Island is a beautiful place to be.

Call now to apply at 808-951-0111, ext. 2 or send in your resume to travel@kahumalamanurses.com

Staffing Coordinator (Full Time)(Ala Moana)

Be a proud member of our team!

Kahu Malama Nurses has an opening for a full time Staffing Coordinator to work at our corporate office in the Ala Moana area of Honolulu.


• Strong customer service skills,

• Flexible availability to include day, evening, weekend and holiday shifts

• Pleasant phone skills

• Computer skills

• Previous experience in an office setting, preferably in a staffing or medical with customer service environment

• Familiarity with job classifications of nursing and other healthcare professionals

Ideal candidates for this staffing coordinator position will have a positive attitude and be willing to exceed expectations our clients and field staff every day.


• Match employee qualifications and availability to the needs of our clients which include hospitals, long term care facilities and private duty patients

• Develop and maintain good working relationships with nursing staff and become familiar with their preferences, availability and areas of experience

• Quickly respond to any scheduling problems that arise during assigned shift

• Communicate pertinent information with other staffing coordinators regarding employees and clients

• Assist clients with any concerns that may arise with an employee

• Input new job orders from clients

• Follow up with an employee and client following the completion of first day on an assignment

Kahu Malama Nurses is one of Hawaii’s oldest staffing companies and is certified by the Joint Commission for our high operating standards. We offer employee benefits including:

• Medical coverage

• Paid parking

• Direct deposit

• Weekly pay and advances

• Paid time off

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please send us your cover letter and resume via nurses@kahumalama.com or call 808-951-0111 ext. 2.

Travel Contracts – New Openings at Facilities across Hawaii

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Travel Nurses: Imagine yourself at the beach, basking under the Hawaiian sun on your days off… Come and work for us at Kahu Malama Nurses!

Kahu Malama Nurses is the agency of choice for travel nurses seeking a job assignment in Hawaii. We have been in the business for over 34 years and are the only agency in Hawaii that is certified by the Joint Commission due to our high operating standards. The company has been owned by a Registered Nurse since its start and was recently named one of the top women owned businesses in Hawaii. We are also a member of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii and the Better Business Bureau.

Kahu Malama Nurses is Hawaii’s most experienced local connection for Travel Nurses and other medical professionals seeking  assignments anywhere in the islands. The general positions for all islands include the following:

Med/Surg                  Mother Baby            ER

Tele                           L&D                         OR

ICU                            NICU                       PACU

Long Term Care        Cath Lab                 Case Management

Other opportunities include Nurse Practitioner as well as Anesthesia Monitoring Technician, Pathology Assistant, Medical Technologist and Surgical Technologist.

Note: These are general positions that are usually available. Depending on the demand of our clients, the availability may vary.   Please refer to the tabs above to view the travel contracts available per island.

Many assignments will require prior travel experience.

Kahu Malama Nurses offers our staff customized travel packages which can include:

  • Hour rate plus per diem for living expenses while working in Hawaii
  • Bonus opportunities 
  • Health Coverage
  • Direct Deposit and Pay Advance
  • Weekly Pay
  • Tax Advantage Program
  • 24 hour support from our team based in Hawaii

Are you interested? We want to hear from you! Email us at travel@kahumalama.com or call 808-951-0111 ext. 2 and ask for the Nurse Recruiter.

Featured photo: Napali Coast of the island Kauai

“Ohana” in the Hawaiian language means “Family”.