Monthly Archives: May 2011

Betty Saiki, Instructor of Culinary Arts at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

Degrees:  AAS – Hawaiʻi Community College Title/Department: Chef Instructor, Culinary Department My hometown: Kaneohe, Hawaiʻi My favorite thing about UH Center at West Hawaiʻi is… that I live four miles from campus, and I drive against the traffic to and … Continue reading

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Doris Chang – Private Secretary, Office of the Chancellor

Degrees:  A.S. Degree in Secretarial Science - Hawaii Community College 2002 Recipient of the Outstanding Staff Member Award Past President of the HawCC-UHH Na Laulima Clerical Association Hometown:  Born and raised in Hilo My favorite thing about HawCC…  is the spirit … Continue reading

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James Lightner, Hospitality Division Chair -UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

Degrees:  BS with honors Marine Engineering, US Coast Guard Academy MBA with honors, Shidler School of Business, UH Manoa Title/Department:  Hospitality Division Chair My hometown… Marion, Ohio My favorite thing about UH Center at West Hawaiʻi… seeing my students progress … Continue reading

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Janice Watanabe – Secretary, Vice-Chancellor for Administrative

Degrees:  B.B.A. – UH Manoa Hometown:  Wahiawa, Hawaiʻi My favorite thing about HawCC… the people I work with and the small campus community. My hobbies and interest are… traveling, doing home projects and spending time with family and friends. If … Continue reading

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Jodie Okimoto – Student Worker – Business Education & Technology Division

My hometown:  Lahaina, Maui My favorite thing about HawCC… is the smaller classes allowing for more personal and individualized learning. The instructors also work really hard to create a comfortable learning environment. My hobbies and interest are… put aside for … Continue reading

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Melany Ayudan – Secretary, Office of Student Services

My hometown: Hilo My favorite thing about HawCC…  the opportunity to help others and the great friendships I made. My hobbies and interest are… cleaning and organizing. If you came to visit my office you would be see… my smiling … Continue reading

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Vicky Koningisor – Student at UH Center at West Hawaiʻi

Culinary Journey: A Recipe for Success Nothing can entice my senses more than food. From the look, smell, taste, and even sound of food cooking, my imagination runs wild with the anticipation of culinary possibilities. The alchemy of food has … Continue reading

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Keauhou Farmers Market

Betty Saiki sharing a Kauhale activity that happened in April. Click on flyer to see it in itʻs entirety

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