Monthly Archives: February 2011

Chancellorʻs Message

The HawCC website has a new look!  Our new website was launched in early February. Kudos to our web developer Daniel Fernandez for the new design.  You’ll find that it’s user-friendly and easy to navigate. West Hawai‘i Campus at Palamanui – … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! As noted in our last issue, Kīpaepae Puka Kula  (Commencement Ceremony) is the final node celebrating the passage from College Learner into that of an enlightened College Graduate.  This process of transformation is a Rite of Passage.   … Continue reading

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President M.R.C. Greenwood Kīpaepae Hanakahi

By Uluwehi Van Blarcom, Haʻakūmalae Protocols Program The University of Hawaiʻi System President, M.R.C. Greenwood, returned to Hilo on February 3, 2011 for an official visit. She was greeted with a kīpaepae ceremony in celebration of our community known as … Continue reading

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International Education at HawCC Gets a Boost from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Dr. Pam Scheffler, TEAM and Sherri Fujita, Intensive English Program Through the Taste of Hilo Fundraiser 2010, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry generously donated funds to support Hawaii Community College. The Hawaii Community College International Education Task Force … Continue reading

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Final Projects For The First Hawaiian Studies 103

By James Kanani Kaulukuji, Local Artist and UH Center, West Hawai’i Instructor    

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Earth Fair 2011

By:  Roberta Brashear-Kaulfers (Earth Fair Coordinator) Hawaii Community College 23 rd Annual EARTH FAIR Friday April 15th, 2011 from  9 AM – 4PM.  Upper Campus: Library Lanai, Campus Center plaza and other venues TBA COME ONE! COME ALL!  It’s the … Continue reading

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Ambassador Project “Greens” Kona ‘Aina

By Dr. Richard Steven, History Participants in the UH-West Hawaiʻi Ambassador Program, working on the “frontiers of science” in how to restore the almost-extinct lowland dry forest, have brought “green” back to once-verdant Puʻu ‘Oʻo in the heart of the … Continue reading

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Ka ʻUmeke o Hina

By Blossom Pualani Lincoln, Instructor Click on to view article in itʻs entirety

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Summer Institute by Nā Pua Noʻeau

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HawCC Renovation Plans Move Forward BOR Approves Lease of Office Space

Long anticipated renovations planned for the Hale Aloha building on Hawaii Community College’s Manono campus took another big step forward on February 24th when the BOR approved the lease of office space for UHH programs that will be displaced once … Continue reading

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Smoking on Campus

By Bill Affonso, Auxiliary and Facilities Services Officer -Planning, Operations & Maintenance Effective January 2003, the University of Hawaiʻi System established a non-smoking policy which applies to the entire University Community including, faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Smoking is prohibited … Continue reading

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Reduced Tuition Rates Offered for 2011 Summer Session

News @ UH – Published January 28, 2011 Hawaiʻi resident undergraduates attending Hilo, West Oʻahu and the seven community colleges will benefit from a reduction in the 2011 summer session tuition schedule recently approved by the Board of Regents. The … Continue reading

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More than 500 students Named To Deanʻs List at HawCC

Published in the Hawaiʻi Tribune Herald on January 23, 2011 Please click on the below url to view in itʻs entirety. www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/articles/2011/02/23/features/features05.txt

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E Ola Fair

 

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Hawaiʻi Island Japanese Chambers of Commerce

On February 17, 2011 Hawaii Community College held a mahalo luncheon in honor ofthe Hawaii Island Japanese Chamber of Commerce for their generous donation of $10,000.  The college is pleased to share that this is the twelfth year that the … Continue reading

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Digital Media Art: Summer Session Special

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Admissions & Records Plaque

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First Year Hawaiʻi Community College UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

By Hazel Reece, Nursing, Learning Resource Center Coordinator at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi    

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Ambassadors Promote Higher Education on the Big Island!

By Willow Aureala, Ph.D, M.S.S.W – Counselor/Instructor at UH West Hawaiʻi Center In October, 2010, Willow Aureala, Ph.D., counselor/instructor at Hawaii Community College, UH Center WH, spoke to a group of approximately 30 eager scientists and nurses at Konawaena High … Continue reading

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Daniel Fernandez, Web Developer

Title/Department: Web Developer, Academic Support My hometown: I’m from Oahu, but consider Big Island to be my home. My favorite thing about HawCC… Everyone at HawCC. Prior to HawCC, I have never been in a working environment where you receive … Continue reading

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Jodi Kaeo, Debt Management Assistant/Student Worker – Financial Aid

Hometown:  Hilo My favorite thing about Hawaii Community College is… that it feels so “homey”. Everyone is so nice and it feels so personal here, like we belong. My hobbies and interest are… spending time with my family and watching … Continue reading

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Keahi Hirakawa, Office Assistant at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

Degrees:  Certificate – Hawaiʻi Community College My favorite thing about UH Center at West Hawaiʻi… is the people that I work with and the students that I encounter with everyday. My hobbies and interest are… fishing and walking in nature. … Continue reading

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Kealoha Kane, Student Worker/Front Desk Clerk – Hale Kea Testing Center

My hometown:  Kailua, Hawaiʻi My favorite thing about HawCC… I Ola Hala, all of the Hawaiian Studies classes and teachers, and the Forest TEAM My hobbies and interests are…  going to the beach, shopping, and listening to roots rock reggae … Continue reading

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Lori-Ann Flores, Student Office Clerk – Hale Kea Advancement & Testing Center

My hometown is Hilo, Hawaii, where I was born and raised. My favorite thing about HawCC is the people (faculty, staff, and students) and the feeling of ohana. My hobbies and interest are being outdoors and dance. If you came … Continue reading

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Leanne Urasaki, Educational Specialist – Hale Kea Advancement & Testing Center

B.A., M.Ed – University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa My hometown: Hilo, Hawaii My favorite thing about HawCC… is the small-town feel of the college. Everyone is friendly and always willing to lend a hand. My hobbies and interest are … … Continue reading

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Laurel Gregory, Associate Professor/Librarian – UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

Degrees – B.A, M.L.S. – University of Washington My hometown: Vancouver, Washington My favorite thing about HawCC… is the fact that community colleges are for everybody. They give people a chance to get started or start over and re-invent their lives … Continue reading

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Matisse DiPietro – Student

Hometown: I am originally from the Pacific Northwest and have in Hawaiʻi for almost 10 years. My favorite thing about UH Center at West Hawaiʻi… the instructors.  They are amazing and whatever they can to help.  There is a great feeling … Continue reading

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Kauhale In Estonia: Fire Meets Ice

By Trina Nahm-Mijo, Instructor of Psychology What city is the medieval pearl on the Baltic shore?  It’s Tallinn, the capitol of the Baltic state of Estonia.  Estonia is located 80 kilometers from Finland across the Baltic Sea. It’s southern neighbor is Latvia … Continue reading

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Writing a Winning Resume – Workshops

By Helen Nishimoto, Job Placement Counselor In general, most of your students are in college to get a job. You are teaching the skills that they will need to get and keep a job.  I can assist you prepare them to get … Continue reading

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Na Maka Hou Issue 6

By Mililani Hughes   Click here to view the Digital Media newsletter in itʻs entirety

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