Monthly Archives: February 2012

Kauhale Message

Aloha, On December 9, 2011, the College Council approved the formation of Ka ʻĪkoi Leo: Hawaiʻi Language Culture Committee.  The purpose of Ka ʻĪkoi Leo is to promote the use and understanding of the Hawaiian language (ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi) within … Continue reading

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Wo Innovations in Learning Day – March 2, 2012

Aloha everyone, WILD is just around the corner. We have a fun day planned. We are looking forward to networking and team building. Please see the attached registration form. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend campus workshops. If … Continue reading

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Wo Exchange Program

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Introducing Local First

Hawaiʻi Community College in partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo aims to support the development of farms and the agricultural industry on Hawaiʻi Island by maximizing consumption of produce, meats and other locally grown and/or manufactured products. Currently, 50 – 60 percent of the products used … Continue reading

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“Q”uisine of Hearts

Special to North Hawaii News BY MELORA PURELL The cooking shows that have gained popularity on television these days portray the culinary world as a high powered sport, amping up the traditional cook-off to a winner-takes-all, loser-goes-home competition. The culinary … Continue reading

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Culinary Arts Familiarity Tour – West Hawaii

The Culinary Arts Students at UHCWH  served breakfast on Jan 25, 2012, to a delighted group of faculty, staff, and students.  This was a Familiarity Tour, highlighting the work of the culinary art students.

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Earth Day Fair 2012

Hawaii Community College 24th Annual Earth Day Fair is coming home to the Manono Campus on Friday, April 20, 2012 Contact person: Roberta Brashear-Kaulfers (Earth Fair Coordinator) Hawaii Community College 24th Annual EARTH FAIR Friday April 20th, 2012 from 9 … Continue reading

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Celebrate Journey Week at the Astronomy Educators Reception

Meet the people who have our students “pumped” about SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY! You’re invited to celebrate Journey week at the Astronomy Educators Reception sponsored by the Hawai`i Island Chamber of Commerce and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of … Continue reading

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Japanese Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

Aloha, The first Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii Golf Classic took place in 2000 and we are now planning for the Big Island Candies, 13TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC that will take place on Wednesday March 7, 2012 … Continue reading

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Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Palamanui

The Golf Fundraiser  Tournament for Palamanui was hosted at Hokulia on January 23, 2012. There were a total of 30 teams who participated. Here are some photos from the tournament  

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UH receives $9.68 million from Palamanui for New Kona Campus

Contact: Lynne Waters, (808) 956-9803 Associate Vice President, External Affairs & University Relations, UH System UH News Release link: http://www.hawaii.edu/news/article.php?aId=4899 KAILUA-KONA, Hawai‘i (January 31, 2012) – The University of Hawai‘i is extremely pleased to announce it is receiving $9.68 million … Continue reading

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Bamboo Hale Menu Schedule – 2012 Travel Around the Globe

Fine Dining with HawCC Culinary Arts Program 1/24-27 : Morocco 1/31-2/3: France 2/7-10: Sweden 2/14-17: Spain 2/22-24: Italy 2/28-3/2: Greece 3/6-9: Mexico 3/14-16: China 3/19-23: Spring Break 3/28-30: Japan 3/3-5: Thailand 4/13: Hilo Classic Food Show 3/17-19: India 4/24-27: Hawaii

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International Education Update – Carly Vierra

                                                        Carly Vierra, a Hawaii Community College Nursing student, was recently awarded a Cross Cultural Solutions/Harris Wofford Global Service Fellowship by Community Colleges for International Development(CCID). In addition to the fellowship, the Honda International Opportunities Fund is awarding each of … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development/Study Abroad Grant Awarded to Dr. Pamela Scheffler

                                            Dr. Pamela Scheffler of Hawaii Community College Forest TEAM/Environmental Sciences program  started the New Year off with an international adventure. Dr. Scheffler traveled to Costa Rica on January 3-13, 2012, as part of a Study Abroad Capacity Building Program … Continue reading

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Three-week Japan Intensive Workshop for Faculty

Aloha, The Japan Studies Association will be conducting a 3-week Freeman Institute JSA Summer Intensive Workshop on Japan from May 20th-June 9th. It is open to college teachers who have little, if any knowledge about Japan but who wish to … Continue reading

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Women Leaders in Higher Education Conference

The Hawaii State Network’s Women Leaders in Higher Education Conference is on Saturday, March 17, 2012. For more information, please check out the website http://wlhe.org The site provides information about the program and has photos and bio’s of our Keynote, … Continue reading

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UH Hilo 2011-2015 Strategic Plan

              The University of Hawai’i Board of Regents unanimously approved the University of Hawai`i at Hilo’s new strategic plan for 2011-2015 at its meeting recently held at Kaua’i Community College. The plan places students … Continue reading

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HawCC Campus Governance

Purpose: The interests of students, faculty, and staff are represented by three separate and equally important bodies: Associated Students of the University of Hawai’i – Hawai’i Community College (HawCC) Academic Senate College Council In order to ensure the integrity and … Continue reading

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HawCC – Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Mission and Vision of Hawai‘i Community College?    Mission: Hawai‘i Community College (HawCC) promotes student learning by embracing our unique Hawai‘i Island culture and inspiring growth in the spirit of “E ‘Imi Pono” (seeking excellence). Aligned with the … Continue reading

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POM Reminders

Handicap Parking:  Please respect the handicap stalls.  Stalls are for valid/approved handicap individuals.  The handicap tag must be displayed at all times.  If you are parked in a handicap stall AND you do no have a handicap tag prominently displayed, … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Talent Workshops – Laulima Essentials

Presented by Information Technologies Services – Academic Technologies Planning to teach online or looking to use Web-based tools in your face-to-face course?  These webinars can help get you started: The webinars are free and will be conducted via the Halawai … Continue reading

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Learning Laulima: Assessment Tools – Part 2

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Jodi Leslie – Nutrition Lecturer, Culinary Arts, West Hawaii

Name: Jodi Leslie, DrPH, RD  Title/Department: Nutrition Lecturer, Culinary Arts Department, HCC-West Hawaii My Hometown: Captain Cook, Hawaii My favorite things about HawCC…Teaching students who genuinely desire and love to learn. My hobbies and interest are…Community service activities that helps … Continue reading

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Jason Cifra – Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

Name: Jason Cifra            Title/Department: Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs My Hometown: My heart-town is Hilo. My favorite things about HawCC…The students, people, the potential! My hobbies and interest are… Hiking, Tennis, Beach, Walking, Reading, Scary Movies, …Food! If you came … Continue reading

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Keith Yamase – Academic Support Specialist, OCET

Name: Keith Yamase Title/Department: Academic Support Specialist – Office of Continuing Education & Training/Rural Development Project My Hometown: Hilo, HI My favorite things about HawCC…are participating in Kipaepae ceremonies and the warm and friendly people that I have the pleasure … Continue reading

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