Monthly Archives: December 2010

Chancellorʻs December 2010 Message

Aloha HawCC Faculty and Staff, Kauhale – Kauhale is an‘ohana of administrators, faculty, staff, students, their families, and the Hawai‘i Island community that contributes measurably to the success of our college’s mission and outcomes. Kauhale maximizes the “community” in our … Continue reading

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Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSEE)

Areas of Highest Student Engagement Hawaiʻi Community College

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Message From Your Kauhale

Welina Kauhale iā kākou a pau (A Village welcome to all), The Halepa’a, secured house, was where all things of kauhale value were secured. The structure was secure against rain, sun and rodents, built tight and above ground. Furthermore, security … Continue reading

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WALAʻAU, TALK STORY SESSIONS WITH THE CHANCELLOR

Aloha, In the spirit of Kauhale, Interim Chancellor Noreen Yamane is hosting informal talk story sessions, called Wala’au (to talk informally) with various programs, units and initiatives of our College. These Wala’au (“w” pronounced with a soft “v) sessions are … Continue reading

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Ellen Tateishi Retirement Picnic

Ellen Tateishi, Office Assistant, Records & Data Management, retired on October 29, 2010. HawCC faculty, staff and students gathered for a picnic at the Liliuokalani Gardens to extend a “fond aloha” to our friend and colleague.

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Faculty/Staff Development Committee

By Annie Maeda “Thank you very much to the following individuals who served on the Faculty/Staff Development Committee with me this past semester!  Barbara Arthurs, Monica Burnett, Sandra Claveria, Kenoa Dela Cruz, Doodie Downs, Sherri Fujita, Eric Mecklenburg , Kihei … Continue reading

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HawCC Academic Senate Resolution on General Education: Statement of Philosophy & Learning Outcomes

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Accreditation Update

By Kate Sims, Accreditation Liaison Officer A man drives his convertible through a treasured national park. The top is down, the music is turned up, and the driver speeds happily along at 70 miles per hour. Life is good! What … Continue reading

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Nā Maka Hou – Kahakulaukupūila Digital Arts Program

By Muriel Mililani Hughes, Education Specialist

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Wo Community Building Award

Have you designed and/or introduced a new program or activity within the past five years designed to expand and enrich campus or community connections? Your previous project or activity may include advances you have made in improving campus communications, spirit, … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Information

By Hettie Schofield, Financial Aid Coordinator The Hawaii Community College Financial Aid Office has developed a new Scholarship Guide for students interested in applying for scholarships.  Students may simply log on the Financial Aid web site at http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid and print … Continue reading

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Wo Innovation of the Year Award

Have you designed and/or introduced a new innovation in teaching or service delivery within the past five years? Your previous project or activity may have included innovations in campus improvements, efficiency, campus maintenance, services, teaching, or operations.

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Wo Application Form

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Mamo Bernabe

Office Assistant III Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i Degrees: A.S. – Hawai’i Community College Office:   Applied Technical Education (ATE) My favorite thing about HawCC is … that I am happy to be able to give back to the college by working … Continue reading

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Nadia Malloe

Nadia Malloe Student Worker – Office of Continuing Education and Training (OCET) Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii My favorite thing about HawCC is … it opens up many doors to such great opportunities, that in return we, as alumni and current students, … Continue reading

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Kate Sims

Degrees: B.A., University of California - Davis and M.A.T., University of California – Berkeley Associate Professor, English and Accreditation Liaison Officer Hometown: Parkersburg, West Virginia, but grew up in the Bay Area Office: UH West Hawai’i Center My favorite thing about … Continue reading

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Debbie Shigehara

Debbie Shigehara, Interim Director, Office of Continuing Education and Training Hometown: Hilo, Hawaiʻi Degrees: B.S. University of Hawai’i at Manoa Office: Office of Continuing Education and Training My favorites thing about HawCC is … the people who work here My … Continue reading

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HawCC Faculty & Staff International Education Grant Opportunity

Japanese Chamber of Commerce Internationalization Grant Application Guidelines Submission Deadline: 1/7/11 by Sherri Fujita, Coordinator  Through the Taste of Hilo Fundraiser, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry allotted funds to support Hawaii Community College.   The Hawaii Community College … Continue reading

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Additional Campus Closures For Admissions, Registration, & Records

By Dorinna Manuel-Cortez, Admissions Specialist Aloha mai kakou, In addition to our campus closure period from December 20, 2010 – January 1, 2011, Admissions, Registration and Records will be closed after 12:00 noon on Friday, December 17, 2010 and all … Continue reading

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Planning, Operations, & Maintenance (POM) Update

Campus Repair & Maintenance Projects Status By Bill Affonso, Auxiliary and Facilities Services Officer 321/392 – Paint Booths Final inspections completed. Minor repairs in process Nursing Modular’s (Kona) In process. Estimated completion 31 May 2011 Repair shop cranes/lifting devices Work … Continue reading

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Fall Hoike for Running Start/Middle College Program

By Trina Nahm-Mijo – Instructor The Sixth Annual Middle College Film Festival was held on December 7 at the Historic Palace Theatre.  Eighteen Kua O Ka La Public Charter School (KOKL PCS) students presented twelve videos which were created as … Continue reading

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