Monthly Archives: October 2011

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha Faculty and Staff, The UH Board of Regents held their monthly meeting at UH Hilo on September 29.  Chancellor Donald Straney extended an invitation to include HawCC in a joint presentation to the board.  Chancellor Straney and I, with … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

 Aloha Kauhale Kākou! Kauhale has taken on a steady growth of understanding for many of our College Ohana. Chancellor Yamane has hosted Walaʻau (talkstory) sessions with the intention to open up and strengthen dialogue between all constituents of our Academic … Continue reading

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Candidates for Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

The Search Committee for the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs has narrowed the field to three finalists. These candidates will be visiting our campus to meet with various constituencies and participate in open forums on November 8, 10 and 14. … Continue reading

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Wahipana O Hilo Invitation

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POM October Update By Bill Affonso

Campus Repair & Maintenance Projects Status COMPLETED                 321/392 – Paint booths                                               Final inspections completed. 392                                                                                                  signed off. 321 still needs … Continue reading

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HYSN Advocate of the Year Award

The Kea`au Youth Business Center (KYBC), which is the site of Hawai`i Community College’s Running Start/Middle College Program has just received the Hawai’i’s Outstanding Advocate for Children and Youth Award for 2011. In its fairly short existence of four years, … Continue reading

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Achieving The Dream

Achieving the Dream has some very exciting incentives for the 2011-2012 year and beyond, as well as activities that the whole campus can benefit from. Thanks to the hard work of Shawn Flood, the Hawai‘i Community College Achieving the Dream … Continue reading

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HawCC’s First Home Energy Survey Professional Course

OCET completed the first Home Energy Survey Professional Course on October 15, 2011. In this course students learned the fundamentals of energy assessment. A Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP) is certified to perform a visual walk-through evaluation of an existing … Continue reading

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National Disability Employment & Awareness Month

HawCC students celebrated National Disability Employment and Awareness month on October 18 – 19, 2011. The Famous People with Disabilities Treasure Hunt was a great success.  Alumni HawCC students and students from the UH Performing Arts department walked the UHH and … Continue reading

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ENG 100 Class

 

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Faculty and Staff Halloween Party

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Office of Continuing Education & Training

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Hot Hula Fitness

Are you tired of the same exercise routine? Try something new. HOT HULA fitness is a fun and exciting workout inspired by the dancing styles of the Pacific Islands providing a low impact total body workout. Low impact doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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HawCC International Education News

International Campus Events—International Education Week 2011 ! Mayor Billy Kenoi has proclaimed the week of November 14-18, 2011 as International Education Week. Hawaii Community College will celebrate this week with events throughout the week. Schedule Highlights: HawCC International Photo Contest … Continue reading

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The “Japan Club”

THE JAPAN CLUB NEEDS YOUR HELP IN RECRUITING HAWCC STUDENTS TO JOIN THEIR MEMBERSHIP: Aloha mai kakou! The “Japan Club” is an official club of Hawaii Community College. The club members are mainly students from Hawaii Community College. It is … Continue reading

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Connecting to Hawaii’s Environment: Pu‘u Kali‘u, Kaiholena-Punalu‘u, Puanui-Pu‘u Kehena

By Drew Kapp Nearly every Saturday this semester, students from Drew Kapp’s geography classes (face-to-face and online) at Hawai‘i Community College have joined forces with his UH-Hilo geography class to journey to different wahi pana of Hawai‘i Island. They learn … Continue reading

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Faculty/Staff Development Workshop

The HawCC Faculty/Staff Development sponsored a workshop, “Standard Guidelines for Preparing Correspondence (Not Just for Clerical Support),” on September 30th, 2011.  The workshop was facilitated by Anne Chung; Instructor of the Business Technology Program, and Doris Chang; Secretary to the … Continue reading

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23rd Annual Hawaii National Great Teachers Seminar

Six Hawaii Community College faculty were able to participate in a week-long, high-energy summer retreat at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The 23rd Annual Hawaii National Great Teachers Seminar brought teachers together to learn from each other and exchange innovations … Continue reading

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New VOIP Telephone System

By: Bill Affonso On October 1, 2011, after over a year of planning, HawCC activated a new Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) Phone System for the College.  As the title states, this phone system utilizes the internet for its operation. … Continue reading

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Financial Aid

At the Financial Aid Office (FAO), we have redesigned our web site. It is designed to provide easy access to financial aid forms, to help with understanding the financial aid eligibility requirements, and to assist with the financial aid process … Continue reading

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Ashley Kennedy, Financial Aid Office

Name: Ashley Kennedy Department: HawCC Financial Aid Office My Hometown: Papa’ikou, HI My favorite things about Hawaii CC…is how open and friendly most teachers and staff are. As students, we are supported by many resources, which is helpful for our … Continue reading

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Violet Murakami, Assistant Professor/Art/Humanities

Name: Violet Murakami                                                                        Title/Department: Assistant Professor/Art/Humanities My Hometown: I’d like to put it this way: born in Tokyo, raised in Honolulu, moved to Big Island in 2004.  Presently living in Mt. View My favorite things about Hawaii CC…  the friendly … Continue reading

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