Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha HawCC Faculty and Staff, Happy New Year and welcome back to the Spring 2011 semester.  The opening numbers for Spring 2011 showed HawCC experiencing the greatest increase among the UH community colleges with a 9.6% enrollment increase with 3,588 … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! Seventy years of providing Excellence to our community is truly worthy of celebration!  The capstone celebration is our Spring 2011 Kīpaepae Puka Kula, Commencement Ceremony.  Kīpaepae Puka Kula is an ancient Rite of Passage. A Rite of … Continue reading

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Program Review Process

By:  Joni Onishi, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs January 10, 2011 Dear Hawaii CC ‘Ohana, Happy New Year and welcome to a new semester. The process of Program Review assures quality in all facets of our operation at Hawaii … Continue reading

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Hawaii Community College’s Division of Nursing and Allied Health Announcement

By Joyce Hamasaki, Associate Professor, Nursing The Nursing and Allied Health Division faculty wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate of Science degree nursing program. You are invited to meet the … Continue reading

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HawCC Nursing Grads In The News

By Joyce Hamasaki, Associate Professor, Nursing Becky Stubbs (Class of 1987), Jayne Solomon (Class of 2005), and Malania Eseroma (Class of 2006) have something in common.  All three were featured in December 2010 issues of the Hawaii Tribune Herald.  They … Continue reading

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Allan Okuda

Professor/Coordinator Food Service – Manono Campus Hometown: Hilo, Hawai’i My favorite things about HawCC… is my job, students and faculty My hobbies and interest are… making fishing lures, fishing, cattle ranching, traveling, spending time with grandkids, and talking to people … Continue reading

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Marsha Okajima

Degrees:  A.A. – University of Southern Colorado Office: Office of Continuing Education & Training Administrative and Fiscal Support Specialist Hometown: Hilo, Hawai’i My favorite thing about HawCC… the people, Kipaepaeʻs, and Haʻakūmalae. My hobbies and interest are… playing games on … Continue reading

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Sheena Mathews

Sheena Mathews – Student Worker  Peer Advisor Hometown:  Papaikou, Hawaii My favorite thing about HawaiI Community College is… that it is a good institution for students to start off at, and it provides good opportunities for students seeking employment right … Continue reading

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Shanti Devi, PhD

Degrees:  BA Asian Studies UH Manoa, MA Asian Studies UH Manoa, PhD History, UH Manoa Lecturer at UH West Hawaii Center Hometown: born in Amarillo, TX but moved to Hawaiʻi in 1965 to Kailua, Oahu, but real hometown is Captain … Continue reading

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Emelda Alaoan

Account Clerk Hometown:  Kealakekua, HI Degrees:  B.A. – University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo                                 Office:  UH Center at West Hawaiʻi My favorite thing about UH … Continue reading

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PLANNING, OPERATIONS, & MAINTENANCE (POM) UPDATE

By Bill Affonso, Auxiliary and Facilities Services Officer Electrical Outage: The cause of the electrical outage that shut thecampus down for two and a half days in December was ruptured high voltage splice. Trash cans: In the spirit of Kauhale, POM … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis 2011 Walk

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).  Symptoms may be mild, such as numbness in the limbs, or severe, such as paralysis or … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Family affair – Holomoana

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Teen Health Camp Hawaiʻi for Middle and High School Students

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Ocean FEST Science Day at Hawaiian Family Affair

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Art Exhibition At idspace In Keaau

By Violet Murakami, Assistant Professor – Arts “Pinhole photography fascinates me. They seem like the perfect vehicle to depict visions of an inner world; ephemeral and fleeting – they’re a primitive form of image making – yet now they’re also … Continue reading

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