Monthly Archives: January 2012

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha Faculty and Staff, Happy New Year and welcome back to the Spring 2012 semester.  The Spring 2012 first day of instruction enrollment figures shows an increase of 0.47% increase from Spring 2011 with an enrollment headcount of 3,398.  Of … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

The “Spirit of Community” here at Hawai`i Community College has gotten noticed by our UH-System colleagues and administrators, as well as by community leaders from around the world.  The spirit of Hawai`i Community College Kauhale is often experienced by the … Continue reading

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Institutional Learning Outcomes

The College Council is pleased to announce the adoption of the following new Institutional Learning Outcomes effective Spring 2012. Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs): Our graduates will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of situations. Our graduates will be … Continue reading

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HawCC Employee Updates

Administrative Team Joni Onishi, Interim VC for Academic Affairs Jim Yoshida, Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Beth Sanders, Interim Director, UH Center at West Hawaii Deborah Shigehara, Interim Director, OCET Jason Cifra, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (effective January … Continue reading

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Integrated Planning for Institutional Effectiveness Model

  What is Integrated Planning for Institutional Effectiveness? This policy identifies the various components that HawCC uses to plan for, implement support for, evaluate and improve student success. Each planning component provides evidence for HawCC to continuously modify and sustain … Continue reading

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E-Waste Pick-up

It is time for our quarterly E-Waste pick-up.  If you have any E-Waste for disposal, please submit a HawCC work order to have your –Waste picked up. To make the January pick-up deadline, Everything must be picked up by Thursday, … Continue reading

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The 15th Annual Hilo Heart & Stroke Walk Sign Ups

Aloha! We need your support and participation! Please join the HawCC Team this year at the 15th Annual Hilo Heart & Stroke Walk. Bring the whole family and join us for a fun day as we create hope, inspire change, … Continue reading

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The First HawCC Art Show

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General Membership Meeting for Transforming Healthcare

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Math Summit

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Open House at YCA in Kulani

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Haʻakūmalae – Hawaiʻ i Protocols Leadership

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of Hawaiʻ i protocols leadership at Hawaiʻ i Community College and the University of Hawaiʻ i at Hilo’s Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center. As an active member in our Hawaiʻi Community College and Hawaiʻi Island … Continue reading

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Kīpaepae Moku Ka Piko Ceremony (Student Life Lounge)

Aloha mai kākou, We warmly invite you to the Kīpaepae Moku Ka Piko ceremony on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 for the rededication and renaming of the HawCC Student Life Lounge at Hawai`i Community College. The details of this kīpaepae are … Continue reading

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2011 Kipaepae Ceremony for Chancellor Noreen Yamane

On August 18, 2011 Kapakapakaua Malae and Papa’ā Hale hosted a Kīpaepae to formally announce to all gathered that Mrs. Noreen Yamane is the new Chancellor of Hawai’i Community College. This Kīpaepae was a formal event conducted on the newly … Continue reading

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Mike Leialoha’s Kipaepae

On December 15, 2011, a Kīpaepae was held for Mike Leialoha in recognition of his retirement.  Staff, faculty, students and members of the general public gathered together to convey their gratitude for the work he has done and for the … Continue reading

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Fall Hōʻike and Kīpaepae

I Ola Hāloa Center for Hawaiʻi Life Styles Fall Hōʻike and Kīpaepae By: Sean Nāleimaile I Ola Hāloa hosted our annual Fall 2011 end of semester hōʻike. This year’s event was an extraordinary one because it was the first hōʻike … Continue reading

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Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Palamanui

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New Phi Theta Kappa Members – West Hawaii Fall 2011

On October 25th, fifteen new members were inducted into the West Hawaii group of  Alpha Psi Epsilon, the Hawaii Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international  honor society for two year colleges. Families and friends attended the event, … Continue reading

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West Hawaii Culinary Students Gingerbread Creations

On December 3, 2011, Big Island culinary students at West Hawaii Community College put on their holiday hats and whipped together gingerbread creations for the “Dining with the Chefs,” at the Fairmont Orchid, in Waikoloa. The future chefs constructed gingerbread … Continue reading

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Diesel Mechanics Students Participate In Community Service

On December 2, 2011, Mitchell Soares’s Diesel Mechanics students participated in the Panaewa neighborhood watch community service project. The students helped to clear the area, which will become a walking pathway for the community. Here are some photos of the … Continue reading

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Learning Laulima: Assessment Tools – Part 1

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Smart Thinking Tutoring Service

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Tiana Koga – Program Coordinator/ OCET

Name: Tiana Koga    Title/Department: Program Coordinator/ OCET My Hometown: Hilo My favorite things about HawCC…the spirit of Kauhale.  The advantages of a tight knit family here on campus, you’re not just a person working at the college you are part … Continue reading

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Amanda Wilson – Academic Advisor/Counseling

Name: Amanda Wilson   Title/Department: Academic Advisor/Counseling My Hometown: Hilo, HI My favorite things about HawCC…The community based atmosphere My hobbies and interest are…Golf  & shopping If you came to visit my office you would see… A LOT of students and … Continue reading

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Paul Heerlein – Assistant Professor Instructor/Coordinator Culinary Arts

Name: Paul Heerlein  Title/Department:  Assistant Professor Instructor/Coordinator Culinary Arts – West Hawaii My Hometown: East Hampton Long Island, New York My favorite things about HawCC… is the caring faculty and staff. My hobbies and interest are… tennis, hiking, and ocean … Continue reading

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Trina Nahm-Mijo – Professor of Dance, Psychology and Women’s Studies

Name:  Trina Nahm-Mijo          Title/Department: Professor of Psychology, Women’s Studies, Dance/ Dept. Chair, Social Science & Public Service Dept. My Hometown:  Ola’a My favorite things about HawCC…How we make something out of nothing, devotion to students, dancing … Continue reading

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