Monthly Archives: September 2011

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha Faculty & Staff, I would like to express my heartfelt MAHALO for the meaningful Kipaepae, beautiful leis and the honor bestowed upon me as your new Chancellor at HawCC.  No words can better describe the setting as those of … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, In the traditions of many indigenous communities a ceremonial center where the community gather is integral to the foundations of that community.   Whereas Pueblo Indians have their central plaza, people of Polynesia have their Malae. We … Continue reading

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Hamakua Health & Wellness Fair

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September Hispanic Heritage Month

The first Hispanic Heritage Month was approved on September 15, 1968. The month long event from September 15th – October 15th gives people the opportunity to plan and participate in ceremonies and activities that recognize the contributions of the many … Continue reading

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Chef Steven Ariel

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Mission and Vision Statements of Hawaiʻi Community College are Reaffirmed by Faculty and Staff

by Kate Sims, Joel Tanabe, and Gwen Kimura The Mission/Vision Statements were reaffirmed in an overwhelmingly affirmative response from faculty and staff at the Fall 2011 All College Meeting on August 18th, 2011. One hundred fifty-five (155) College employees answered … Continue reading

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Karen Au – Educational Specialist at the University Center at West Hawaiʻi Library and Learning Center

Degrees: B.A. 1998, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo My hometown:  Captain Cook, Hawaii but grew up in Nebraska My favorite thing about University of Hawaiʻi Center at West Hawaiʻi…  our diverse student population My hobbies and interest are …  reading, … Continue reading

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Glenn-Dee Kuwaye – Office Assistant, Dean of Liberal Arts and Public Services

Degrees:  Currently in the process of getting my BA in Psychology at UH-Hilo My hometown:  I was born and raised in Hilo My favorite thing about HawCC… the amazing people.  We are all one big ohana here at HawCC My … Continue reading

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Doreen Manuel, Student Assistant – Nursing Dept.

My hometown:  Hilo My favorite thing about HawCC… friendly and helpful people My hobbies and interest are… reading, camping, hiking, hula and tahitian If you came to visit my office you would see… either a clean and neat desk or … Continue reading

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Kory “Kanani” Yamada – Interim Secretary for Business Education and Technology

Degrees:  Currently pursuing Liberal Arts AA degree at HawCC My hometown:  Hilo My favorite thing about HawCC…  is the people, they are all great to work with. My hobbies and interest are … If you came to visit my office … Continue reading

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