JET ProgramThe official homepage of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. Learn about the program, its 30-year history, and structure within the Japanese government. Find information on the application process, including deadlines and descriptions of positions. Resources and support for current JETs, from taxes to conferences to practical daily information can also be found here.


JETAA USA (JET Alumni Association of the United States of America) supports the JET Program and JET alumni through the efforts of 19 chapters across the United States (including JETAA Hawaii). Three elected country representatives provide structure, connectivity, and support to the US chapters while liaising with Japanese government officials and international chapters.

JETAAUnited States JETAA (USJETAA) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization that serves as a resource for and about the US JETAA network and alumni. USJETAA facilitates cooperation and communication among JETAA chapters with the business and academic communities, governments of Japan and the United States, and US-Japan-related organizations.

8db962_8b77c1854cc8445e8c6c29839adc3dcdThe JET Alumni Association International (JETAA-I) is the organization representing the global community of JET alumni and JETAA chapters. JETAA-I supports chapters and individual alumni by providing information and services, and serves as a central point of contact for anyone wishing to engage with alumni around the world.

AJET-Logo-SmallThe Association for Japan Exchange and Teaching (AJET) is a volunteer organization of JET participants which serves the JET community by building support networks, and providing information and resources. AJET maintains a counselling service and an online magazine, and voices the opinions and concerns of JETs to the Japanese government ministries that manage the JET Program.


Other Links

The Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH)

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii (JCCH)

To learn more about the JET Program and the experiences of our Hawaii alumni, check out this article: Teachers Rave About Experience in Japan