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Amazon to hire 500 for new distribution facility on Sand Island

PROGRAM. FROM CREATING JOBS TO CREATING NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES. AMAZON IS GIVING US A LONG-AWAITED UPDATE ABOUT ITS OPERATIONS LAUNCHING IN HAWAII KRISTY TAMASHIRO HAS DETAILS. >> AMAZON IS 65% COMPLETE WITH CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRST OF ITS KIND DELIVERY STATION PROJECT SITTING ON 14 ACRES OF LAND AT SAND ISLAND. THE PROJECT IS BECOMING A REALITY AND IS EXPECTED TO OPEN IN APRIL PACKAGES OF FL >> LAW NOW TRUCK TO THE FACILITY AND SAND ISLAND.

ROUGHLY ABOUT OVERNIGHT AND THE 10 O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING YOU’LL START TO SEE PACKAGES COMING OUT OF THE FACILITY GOING TO DIFFICT ON DIFFERENT ROUTES TO OUT AMAZON PROVIDING AN plUPDATE ON ITS OPERATIONS AT THE RETAIL MERCHANTS OF HAWAII’S ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING WEDNESDAY. >> IN 2021, AMAZON BOUGHT 125 MILLION DOLLAR PARCEL ON ND ISLAND. THE NEARLY 50 ACRES IN KAPOLEI FOR 76 MILLION. AMAZON AIR IS ALREADY OPERATING OUT OF HONOLULU, KONA AND LIHUE AND A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH HAWAIIAN AIRLINES IS WRAPPING UP BUT AMAZON WILL BE LOOKING FOR DELIVERY DRIVERS AS FAR AS WHAT HAWAII CONSUMERS CAN EXPECT WERE NOT ABLE TO CARRY THE BULKY ITEMS.

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>> AND SO WHAT YOU’RE PROBABLY SEE IS A GREAT A SELECTION OF THE THINGS THAT YOU’RE ALREADY. THAT YOU’RE ALREADY RECEIVING AND THE MOST CERTAINLY SHOULD GET THE FAST. >> THE RETAIL MERCHANTS OF HAWAII HOPES WITH AMAZON COMING TO TOWN. SMALL BUSINESSES WILL STILL BE SUPPORTED. EVERYBODY IS LOOKING FORWARD TO THEM COMING.

Amazon to hire 500 for new distribution facility on Sand Island

THERE ARE SOME ANTICIPATION, THOUGH, TH, OH, MY GOD, THEY’RE GOING TO KILL SMALL BUSINESSES AND LOCAL BUSINESSES. >> AMAZON SAYS 60% OF ITEMS SOLD ON ITS PLATFORM COMES FROM SMALL BUSINESSES. AMAZON CALLING IT AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL RETAILERS TO EXPAND IN HAWAII. >> WE HAVE 1200 SELLERS TODAY RIGHT? BUT WE FEEL THAT, YOU KNOW, THERE’S A LOT MORE WORK THAT YOU CAN DO HERE ON THE ISLANDS.

AND WE’RE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY MORE. >> AMAZON WILL HIRE UP TO 500 EMPLOYEES TO WORK SAND ISLAND FACILITY. IT WILL ALSO NEED 250 DELIVERY TRUCK DRIVERS. THE COMPANY WILL HOST IN-PERSON HIRING .

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