Why Matson?

Our long history and deep relationship with Hawaii have fostered a strong culture of community and mutual respect that is synonymous with the “aloha spirit” and understood as the foundation of the company’s success. It permeates everything we do and creates an uncommon work environment that has contributed to many long-tenured careers, high morale, and very low turn-over at Matson. Speak with any Matson employee and they’ll tell you how fortunate they feel.

Plus, Matson offers careers with challenging assignments, exciting learning opportunities, and competitive pay and benefits.

Come join us!


  • Our employees strive to create a work environment that reflects the communities we serve and where people feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to the workplace. We are committed to fostering equitable representation and advancement opportunities at all levels.
  • For more information on our diversity and inclusion efforts, including our Diversity in Leadership scholarship program and grants to support nonprofits addressing systemic racism, please see our Sustainability Reporting.

Environmental Stewardship

  • Matson is an industry leader in safeguarding the Pacific Ocean, the air, and the areas in which we work and serve and we’re dedicated to operating our business in an environmentally responsible manner.
  • Learn why we have a reputation for environmental stewardship.


  • We are one of the few employers that offer a pension plan in addition to generous comprehensive benefits designed to meet our employees’ unique needs.
  • While specific benefits vary by companies within Matson, learn more about our programs for health and wellness, retirement, life planning, and more.


  • Matson has a long history of giving in the communities where we operate. In 2021, we committed to providing $5 million in cash and in-kind shipping services over three years to the foodbank networks supporting families in Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam. We also support employees’ philanthropic interests through our Matching Gift program and company-sponsored volunteer activities throughout the year.
  • Learn more about our community giving programs and our specific efforts in our Sustainability Reporting.

We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and our number one resource. If you are interested in a job at Matson, please review our Job Postings and follow us on LinkedIn.

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*Matson is proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The EEO is the Law poster is available here. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.