Monthly Archives: March 2012

Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, The use of kīhei in the formal protocol functions of our Kauhale has become a standard. Hawaiʻi Community College is the first college in the UH-system whose entire graduating class wore the kīhei. What is the function … Continue reading

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Campus Closure Annoucement

FROM: James Yoshida Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs SUBJECT: Reduced Campus Operations on Non-Instructional Days Announcement Saturday, March 24, 2012 thru Sunday, April 1, 2012 In support of the UH efforts to reduce energy consumption and recover cost savings, … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Commencement

HawCC Rehearsal (Mandatory): Friday May 11, 2012 Location: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Time: 12:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided at rehearsal. HawCC Commencement Ceremony: Friday May 11, 2012 Location: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Check-In Time: Please check-in at the entrance … Continue reading

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Seeking Human Interest Stories for 2012 Graduates

Aloha, Do you know of any 2012 graduating student whose story should be heard? If you know of any student with an outstanding or remarkable story, please contact Megan Saito at 934-2506 or msaito3@hawaii.edu Their story could be featured in … Continue reading

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Seeking 2012 Graduation Student Speaker

LOOKING FOR A STUDENT SPEAKER FOR COMMENCEMENT Do you know of a student who has a knack for public speaking and is graduating this year? Is there a graduating student you know that would be a great representative of their … Continue reading

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HawCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Wins At Regionals!

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently attended the Pacific Regional Convention held at Heald College in Honolulu where they received awards for service completed in the 2011 year.  These awards included: … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa’s 2012 Induction Ceremony

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, the Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, the international honor society for two year colleges held their spring 2012 Induction Ceremony. Families and friends attended the event. The guest speaker … Continue reading

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“What’s In Your Future – Adults In Transition”

If you know anyone in North Hawaii who has been thinking about going back to college or starting college, especially if they are age 25 or older, please encourage them to attend the “What’s in Your Future – Adults in … Continue reading

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2012 Walter Serikawa Scholarship

The Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Walter Serikawa Scholarship! It was the goal of the late Walter Serikawa to financially support students with documented disabilities … Continue reading

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The First Annual Mayor’s Student Malama Award

We are pleased to announce the first annual Mayor’s Student Malama Award, recognizing and honoring student leaders in the sustainability of Hawai’i Island. Please visit http://hawaiicountymayor.com/student-malama-awards-2012/ for more information and the nomination application. The deadline is April 15, 2012.   … Continue reading

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American Academy of Chefs Honors Allan Okuda

The American Academy of Chefs has selected Allan Okuda for induction as an honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Chefs (AAC), the honor society of the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Mr. Okuda is being honored for his accomplishments as … Continue reading

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Annual Hilo Culinary Classic 2012

Annual Hilo Culinary Classic Date: Friday, April 13, 2012 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: HawCC Cafeteria Fee: Tickets are $9.00 each, which includes entrance to view the student’s work and a sumptuous buffet! Tickets are still available at … Continue reading

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“Local First” at West Hawaii

The students at the West Hawaiʻi campus are also participating in the Local First Program. The students are able to plan, prepare, and deliver a meal with 100% locally grown ingredients. The West Hawaiʻi students prepares for Local First by … Continue reading

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Luncheon for Taste of Hilo Members

On February 22, 2012, the Taste of Hilo committee members were invited to a private luncheon, which was prepared by the HawCC Culinary Arts students. The committee members presented Chancellor Noreen Yamane a check to HawCC for a college-wide benefit.

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Kipaepae for Dr. Fred Soriano

On February 22, 2012, HawCC held a Kipaepae ceremony for the retirement of Dr. Fred Soriano.                                                 … Continue reading

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HawCC Presentation in Dallas, Texas

On February 28 – March 2, 2012, HawCC attended the Achieving the Dream (AtD) Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō represented HawCC and addressed the theme – Tapping into the Culture of Underserved Populations to Improve Student Success. … Continue reading

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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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UH Community Colleges Leadership Champions

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OCET Schedule of Classes

OCET’s schedule of classes for April – June 2012 is ready for your viewing. There are many exciting classes and offerings. Please open attachment bellow to view the brochure. Thank you for your support! Click here to view brochure  

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Hawaii State Simulation Collaborative Workshop

In February, 2012, three instructors from the Division of Nursing and Allied Health attended a workshop at the University of Hawaii Translational Health Science Simulation Center http://thssc.nursing.hawaii.edu/. This three day workshop, presented by the Hawaii State Simulation Collaborative, concentrated on … Continue reading

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Workshop on Universal Design Learning

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POM Reminders

Handicapped 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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Merrie Monarch 2012

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Nursing and Allied Health Participates in Hilo Heart Walk 2012

On Feb 25, 2012, students from the Division of Nursing and Allied Health participated in the 15th Annual Hilo Heart Walk & Health Fair. This annual event focuses on education and prevention of heart disease, and celebrates survivors of stroke … Continue reading

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Oahu & Maui Heart Walk Information

Thank you to those who participated in the Hilo Heart Walk on February 25, 2012. If you are interested in participating in the Heart Walk on Maui or Oahu, here are the dates. 14th Annual Maui Heart Walk & Health … Continue reading

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Laura Smith – Library Assistant/Library, West Hawaii

Name: Laura Smith  Title/Department: Library Assistant/ Library My Hometown: Lake Tapps, WA My favorite things about HawCC… It’s dedication to the students and their success regardless of each student’s personal hurdles. My hobbies and interest are… dancing, hiking, walking my … Continue reading

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Melissa Yamanaka – Outreach Specialist, Student Services

Name: Melissa Yamanaka      Title/Department: Outreach Specialist, Student Services My Hometown: Hilo My favorite things about HawCC… Plain and simple, I love the people I get to work with. I started off as a student worker in 2003 and … Continue reading

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Tony Kent – Educational Specialist, OCET

Name: Tony Kent     Title/Department: Educational Specialist, Office of Continuing Education and Training, Rural Development Project My Hometown: Hilo. Born and raised! My favorite things about HawCC…are the same things I love about Hawaii. The feeling of community and … Continue reading

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