Monthly Archives: October 2010

October Message

Aloha HawCC Faculty and Staff, The Washington Monthly has recently published the list of the top 50 community colleges in the nation based on the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) and graduation rates published by the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Welina Kauhale iā kākou a pau (A Village welcome to all)

Hālau Waʻa is a large canoe shed fronting the ocean, the primary function of hālau waʻa is to provide dedicated and exclusive space to maintain the physical canoe, stow fishing supplies, and to provide the environment where the instruction of … Continue reading

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Kīpaepae For UHH Chancellor Donald Straney

By Sean Naleimaile – Academic Support, I Ola Haloa Our Kauhale, which consists of the Academic Village of Hawaiʻi Community College and the Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Success Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo presented a Kīpaepae Hoʻokamaʻāina … Continue reading

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HawCC International Education News

By Sherri Fujita – Intensive English Program Coordinator International Students on Campus According to the 2009 Open Doors report, international students at Hawaii Community College contributed almost $2 million to the local economy. Whenever international students come to Hawaii Community … Continue reading

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Washington Monthly 2010 Ranking of Community Colleges

Below are the Washington Monthly’s 2010 ranking of America’s 50 best community colleges. For more information about the overall goals of the rankings, click here. For an explanation of our measures and methodology, click here. * Indicates a public school. … Continue reading

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GEOG 122 Huakaʻi & Honua Ola Environmental Community Service

By Drew Kapp, Lecturer – Geography & Environmental Studies Geography of Hawai‘i (GEOG 122) is a 3-credit course offered at Hawai‘i Community College. Lecturer Drew Kapp offers the class in two formats: in-person and as a hybrid online/on-island course. Through … Continue reading

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Night In The Stacks 2010

Please plan to join us for Night in the Stacks! Edwin H. Mo’okini Library Friday, November 19, from 5:30-9 p.m. For questions, advanced reservations or to make a silent auction donation, please contact Michelle Sylvester at msylvest@hawaii.edu or (808) 974-7759 … Continue reading

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Joni Onishi

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Hometown: Hilo, Hawaii Degrees: B.B.A. – University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, M.Ed. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Office: Upper Campus, Bldg. 346-123 My favorites thing about HawCC is … everyone seeking excellence – EʻImi Pono. … Continue reading

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Guy Kimura

Guy Kimura Interim Dean of Liberal Arts and Public Services Hometown: Hilo, Hawaiʻi Degrees: B.Ed., M.Ed. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Office: Upper Campus, College Hall 10A My favorites thing about HawCC is … many of my best friends work … Continue reading

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Tomoko Yoshida

Student worker Hometown: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Japan Office: Intensive English Program My favorite thing about HawCC is … that we have a great Hawaii Studies program and many of our Faculty and Staff are actual practitioners of Hawaiian Tradition. My … Continue reading

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Lucy L. Jones PhD, CSAC

Full Time Social Sciences Faculty Hometown:  Ocean View Hawaii Degrees:  B.A., M.A., California Western University, M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary, Ph. D – United States International University Office:  Building 2 My favorites thing about HawCC is … the students!  They are … Continue reading

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Wendy Medeiros

Administration Assistant III Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi My favorites thing about HawCC is … our students. They inspire, and they keep you motivated. My hobbies and interest are… composting, learning how to garden, how to reduce, reuse and recycle. I like … Continue reading

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Bryce Pierson

UH Center at West Hawaiʻi Student My favorite thing about HawCC is … all the people here at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi. My hobbies and interest are…  reading and playing video games.  My current favorite game is Mindcraft. I … Continue reading

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English and Math Tutors Available at the Hale Kea Testing Center

By Nancy Schein – Educational Specialist Tutoring in English is now available on Tuesdays from 1:30 – 4:15 pm and on Thursdays from 9:00 – 12:00 pm and 12:30 to 4:15 pm.  Tutoring in Math is now available with Alika … Continue reading

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Using Dance In Therapy and Activism

By MĀLAMALAMA The Light of Knowledge See article about Trina Nahm-Mijo in its entirety at http://www.hawaii.edu/malamalama/2010/10/dance-therapy-activism/

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Planning, Operations & Maintenance (POM) Update

By Bill Affonso – Auxiliary & Facilities Services Officer Extension Cords POM has installed over 25 electrical outlets to eliminate the use of extension cords on a daily basis. Use of extension cords is for very short, temporary periods of … Continue reading

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Nā Pua Noʻeau – UHH – Songs of our Kupuna

Nā Pua Noʻeau – UHH Center for Gifted & Talented Native Hawaiian Children Super Enrichment Saturday Songs of our Kupuna Grades 5 – 12 Saturday – Nov 6, 2010 8:00am – 12:00 noon Meet at University of Hawaiʻii at Hilo … Continue reading

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West Hawaiʻi Culinary Arts Extravaganza 22nd Annual Xmas at Kona Village

5:30 to 8:00 pm Saturday, December 4, 2010 Kona Village Resort $75.00 per person

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Nā Pua Noʻeau – UHH – Hoʻomalamalama Super Enrichment Saturday

Nā Pua Noʻeau – UHH Center for Gifted & Talented Hawaiian Children Hoʻomalamalama Super Enrichment Saturday Saturday – November 20, 2010 8:00am – 12:00 noon Hawaiʻi Community College Cafeteria

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