Monthly Archives: August 2011

Office of Continuing Education & Training Completes Introduction to Photovoltaics Course

The first Introduction to Photovoltaics Course (Intro to PV) through the Hawaii Community College, Office of Continuing Education and Training came to a close on August 6, 2011. The students attended a rigorous 40-hour course over five Saturdays from July … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha Faculty & Staff, As Hawaii Community College celebrates our 70th anniversary this year, we will open the 2011-12 academic year with a dramatic 13.7% increase in student enrollment for the island.  We are looking at a record high of … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

 

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Jaron Balunso – Culinary Arts Scholarship Recipient

Profile:  Academic/Professional Name:  Jaron Balunso From:  Allan K. Okuda CEC, CHE                                                           … Continue reading

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Angelica Makekau – Scholarship Recipient for Culinary Arts

Profile:  Academic/Professional Name:  Angelica Makekau From:  Allan K. Okuda CEC, CHE                                                           … Continue reading

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HawCC Connects with Youth at Kamoleao This Summer

The Hawaii Community College (HawCC) Kamoleao Laulima Community Resource Center in Pana`ewa is a college & community project funded by Housing & Urban Development (HUD) through its Office of University Partnership to assist Alaskan Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities.  The … Continue reading

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Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Receives Cranes and Prayers from HawCC Students

The 3,000 cranes and letters of support sent by the joint Hawaii Community College and UH Hilo fund-raising and awareness campaign, “Fold a crane, send a prayer to Japan” was received by our contacts at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. … Continue reading

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Student Achievement Award for Hawaiʻi Community College Diesel Mechanics Program by Mitchell Soares, Instructor of Diesel Mechanics

     

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New Hire Orientation by Annie Maeda

Invited new hires to attend the New Hire Orientation on Monday, August 15, 2011. Please RSVP by August 11 to Sandy Kama at skama@hawaii.edu or Lori Medeiros at lmedeiro@hawaii.edu.  Their phone number is 974-7484. Hawai`i Community College New Hire Orientation … Continue reading

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40 Island-Wide Staff From Aloha Security Inc. Gets Training

Hawaii Community College Office of Continuing Education and Training trained 40 island-wide staff from Aloha Security Inc., a local security firm on the Big Island in 8 hours on “Private Security Guard Training”.  Mark Lafita, owner of Aloha Security Inc., … Continue reading

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Faculty/Staff Development Committee New Website by Annie Maeda

The new website can be found at http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/sd/calendar.php

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HawCC Children’s Center Received NAEYC Accreditation Until 2016

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3 Faculty/Staff Development Workshops on Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Aloha Faculty/Staff/Lecturers of HawCC! As the Fall 2011 semester approaches, it’s time to get ready for students  and classes!  Here are three mini-workshops that will help you get prepared.  They will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.  If you … Continue reading

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Jaron Balunso – Student at Hawai’i Community College

My hometown… Hilo, Hawai’i  My favorite thing about Hawai’i Community College…I like the atmosphere and the classes available here. My hobbies and interest are… playing music (guitar), fishing, and diving. I like the Big Island because… it has plenty of … Continue reading

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Cody Fujimoto – DMA Intern for the Info Center

Degrees… Certificate of Completion in Digital Media Arts Title/Department… Promotional Materials Media Assistant/Alu Like Digital Media Arts Intern for the Information Center My hometown… Hilo, Hawai’i My favorite thing about HawCC… all the students and staff are friendly and I … Continue reading

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Lorianne Fukui-Stoos – Financial Aid Officer, Financial Aid Office

Degrees:  Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from UH-Hilo Hometown:  Born in Honokaa and raised in Hilo, Hawai’i My favorite thing about HawCC… Faculty and Staff are very friendly.  I am able to help people finance their education to achieve their … Continue reading

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Marcy Hernandez – Assistant to the Info Center Specialist

Degrees:  AA Interior Design My hometown… born in California, but Kea’au is my home. My favorite thing about HawCC… the close knit community and comfortable feeling OVERALL. My hobbies and interest are… gardening, cooking, Lei Hulu, and photography. If you … Continue reading

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Melissa Ishibashi – Financial Aid Advisor, HawCC Financial Aid Office

Degrees:  Associate in Liberal Arts (A.A.) – HawCC, Associate in Administration of Justice (A.S.) – HawCC, Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice (B.S.) – University of Hawaii at Hilo. My hometown – Hilo, Hawaii My favorite thing about HawCC… definitely … Continue reading

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Kenneth Pensula Joins the University of Hawaiʻi at West Hawaiʻi

Kenneth Pensula Joins the University of Hawaiʻi Center at West Hawaiʻi’s ohana as a media specialist technician.  He and Stan “the man” and Chuck “the wonderkid” work together to keep all of our technology working superbly so that education can … Continue reading

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POM August Update by Bill Affonso

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT REPORTS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL   1. Monday 4/4/11 12:15p.m. THEFT – 3 child size picnic tables were believed to be stolen from building 392C. It turned out to be a form of miscommunication. No tables … Continue reading

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American Sign Language Non-Credit Classes

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