Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chancellorʻs Message

Aloha HawCC Faculty & Staff, Thank you to those in Hilo and West Hawai‘i (via polycom) who attended Dr. John Morton’s presentation , “Access and Success: Planning, Tracking and Innovating.”  The presentation has been posted on our HawCC website at http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/docs/vpcc_presentation_spring_2011.pdf. … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! In continuing with the college journey as a Rite of Passage, we arrive at what is known as the Huaka`i.  In secular terms, Huaka`i simply means journey; in the context of Rite of Passage, Huaka`i interprets “sequence … Continue reading

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Education Arts In Teaching – by Guy Kimura

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HawCC Alumni & Friends General Membership Meeting

The HawCC Alumni & Friends General Membership Meeting/Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 14, 6:30 pm, at The Seaside Restaurant.  If you would like to attend, please complete the attached response form and RSVP to Robert Yamane (yamaner@hawaii.edu) by … Continue reading

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HawCC Middle College Students and Kua O Ka La Public Charter School Students

The students were hired to document Aunty Ulu Garmon hawaiian cultural presentation to staff members of Ku Aloha Ola Mau, a state-wide drug treatment program in a day long training held in Volcano.

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Hilo Culinary Students Take Top Honors at the 12th Annual Culinary Classic

By Sandra Barr Rivera, Culinary Arts The 13th Annual Hilo Classic Food Show and Competition, hosted  April 8th at the Hawaii Community College Campus by the Culinary Arts Program was the largest and best attended of their  annual competitions.   Second … Continue reading

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John Evans White Knight Essay Placed 3rd Place

On March, 25 2011, John Evans, a student of Hawaii Community College’s Information Technology program, was formally recognized by the Hilo Rotary Club for his submission in the club’s essay contest for the month of March. Applicants were entrusted with … Continue reading

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Na Maka Hou: Looking at the world from a new perspective – Issue 8

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Summer 2011 Fulbright-Haye Seminar Abroad Awardee

by Steven Clements – Intensive English Program Asst. Coordinator John-Gabriel H. James, History Instructor at Hawaii Community College, has recently been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Grant to travel and study in Brazil during the summer of 2011. The Fulbright-Hays … Continue reading

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Ag Students’ Service Project Beautifies Campus by Christopher Jacobsen, Agriculture

Students of the ATE, Agriculture Program, Tropical Landscape Horticulture class collaborated with Planning, Operation and Maintenance to develop and install a small landscape design on campus.  This project created a great real-world learning opportunity for the students.  They were able … Continue reading

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HawCC Middle College at Spirit Farm, by Trina Nahm-Mijo, Psychology Instructor

Hawaiʻi Community College Middle College students at “Spirit Farm” located at Umauma on the Big Island do sustainability project-based learning, which earns them dual credit (high school and college) in an award-winning program.  Besides academic credit, they learn workforce development … Continue reading

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Nā Pua Noʻeau – Kalaemanō: The Shark Point

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Kīhei Printing Workshop

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Queen Emmaʻs Church in Kealakekua, Crossroads of Culture

Written by Nancee Cline, Humanities I want share with my fellow HawCC Ohana my new book, Queen Emma’s Church in Kealakekua, Crossroads of Culture. It is the result of four years of research, interviews and creative, interdisciplinary writing, plus a publishing … Continue reading

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Dan Cody, Sr., Student at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

My hometown:  Sand Hook, Connecticut My favorite thing about UH Center at West Hawaiʻi is… the small campus atmosphere.  I feel at home and know everybody here. My hobbies and interests are… cooking and spending time with my kids at … Continue reading

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

Degrees: BSN, University of Maryland, MSN University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX Title/Department: Nursing Learning Resource Center Coordinator My hometown: I was born in Washington DC, and grew up in southern Maryland, in a town called Lexington Park. … Continue reading

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Loleina Rosa – HawCC Student Worker at the Admissions Office

Accounting major pursuing an Associates in Applied Science degree. My hometown:  Makawao, Maui and moved here with my children a little over two years ago. My favorite thing about HawCC… is that the instructors are very helpful and go out … Continue reading

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Steve Schulte – IT Specialist Academic Computing, ACU

Dual B.A.’s Business Administration– Concordia University Certificate in Telecommunications Systems Management – Marylhurst College My hometown:  Portland, OR My favorite thing about HawCC is… all of the unique and dedicated people I work with who place the needs of our students … Continue reading

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Loyale Souza, HawCC Student Worker – Admissions Office

Degree in automotive mechanics. My hometown… Mountain View, Hawaiʻi but now reside in Hilo. My favorite thing about HawCC… the faculty and staff.  Everyone here is always willing to help with a friendly spirit and lots of aloha. My hobbies … Continue reading

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Tina Watson, Student at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

My hometown:  Kealia, Hoʻokena (South Kona) My favorite thing about HawCC/UH Center at West Hawaiʻi…  The staff and instructors. My hobbies and interest are… spending quality time with Jesus Christ, reading, taking long walks, and enjoying life! I like the … Continue reading

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Jim Yoshida – Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Degrees:  A.A. – Maui Community College, B.B.A.  and MEd- University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa   Title/Department:  Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs My hometown:  Kihei, Maui My favorite thing about HawCC is… the diversity. My hobbies and interest are… working … Continue reading

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Nā Pua Noʻeauʻs Summer Youth Program

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Planning, Operations, & Maintenance Updates

By Bill Affonso, Auxilliary & Facilities Services Officer Campus Emergency Notification System The 13 campus emergency notification system loudspeakers were tested on 19 April 2011 as part of the UH System Wide Emergency Notification System test.  All loudspeakers worked as … Continue reading

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