Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chancellor’s Mahalo

HawCC Administrative Team Mahalo nui loa to Joni Onishi, Beth Sanders, Jim Yoshida, Jason Cifra, Debbie Shigehara, Guy Kimura and Joyce Hamasaki. Thank you for your continued support! HawCC College Council and Academic Senate I wish to extend my thanks … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

HO`OKAHI NŌ IMU, LAU KA `AI, LE`A KAUHALE When one imu produces many foods, the village is joyous!  Aloha Kauhale Kākou! Before the semester closes, may we take the time to thank all the individuals who have contributed to the … Continue reading

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2012 Commencement Information

Hawaii Community College Commencement Date: Friday, May 11, 2012 Seating: 6:00 p.m Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. Location: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium Faculty, please arrive by 6:15 p.m. at Aunty Sally’s Lu‘au Hale to dress into your regalia if you plan to … Continue reading

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HawCC Students Beat Adversity on their way to Graduation

These student profiles were featured in the Hawaii Tribune Herald on Friday, May 4, 2012. Here is a link to the Tribune Herald version: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/sections/news/community/college-students-beat-adversity-way-graduation.html On Friday, May 11, 2012, Hawaii Community College will celebrate the Commencement ceremony of 445 … Continue reading

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HawCC Students Build New DHHL Home

HawCC students are highlighted in an article in the Big Island News Center on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Click here to view the Big Island News Center article By: Sherry Bracken Students at Hilo’s Hawaii Community College’s vocational technical program … Continue reading

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Palamanui Campus One Step Closer

The Big Island News Center highlighted the Palamanui Campus in an article on Monday, May 7, 2012. Click here to view the Big Island News Center article By: Sherry Bracken The Hawaii State Legislature has agreed to appropriate $7.5 million … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter – Spring 2012 Induction

On Friday, March 23, 2012, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its formal Spring 2012 Induction Ceremonies.  Vice President of Membership Chasity Hatori served as Induction Chairperson and Vice President of Scholarship Marcy Martinez served as … Continue reading

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Maweke Ceremony on KITV

Aloha, Please view the link bellow to a short video that KITV aired of our yearly Maweke Ceremony, which was held on Thursday, May 03, 2012 at Mokuola. http://www.kitv.com/news/hawaii/Big-Island-college-students-take-part-in-Maweke-ceremony/-/8905354/12560652/-/jli6baz/-/index.html#.T6RQPf8Q3HA.gmail Mahalo

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Mahalo to the Faculty/Staff Development Committee

“The Faculty/Staff Development Committee has had a very busy academic year! It started out with the New Hire Orientation and included workshops on Smart thinking, Turnitin, Introduction to Online Teaching and Laulima, Google Apps, various ITSO presentations, Universal Course Design, … Continue reading

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Mahalo to Neal Uehara & Tom Logan

The Faculty/Staff Development Committee sends a mahalo nui loa to Neal Uehara, our vidcon man, and Tom Logan, our facilities man, for ensuring that the workshops run smoothly! They made sure that everything was ready and set to go!  

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Mahalo from the 24th Annual HawCC Earth Fair

Earth Day Fair 2012 was a wonderful event and due to construction at the UH-Hilo campus, the committee saw an opportunity to bring the Hawaii CC Earth Day Fair back home to Manono campus. This was our 24th year and … Continue reading

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Mahalo to the Faculty Policy Committee (FPC) 2011-2012

From Roberta Brashear-Kaulfers –Faculty Policy Committee Chair During Fall 2011 the Faculty policy Committee was tasked with revising the Policies regarding Student Evaluation utilizing eCAFE for two groups: Lecturers and Tenure track faculty. Their recommendations were approved by the Academic … Continue reading

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HawCC International Education News

Mahalo for Supporting International Education HawCC has continued to make significant progress in pursuing our international education goals. The International Education Committee couldn’t do it without the support of HawCC students, faculty, staff, and the local community. Mahalo to the … Continue reading

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President M.R.C. Greenwood’s Annual Visit to HawCC

On Friday, May 4, 2012, President M.R.C. Greenwood conducted her annual visit to Hawaii Community College. She held an open meeting for faculty, staff, students, and administrators, which was later followed by a dinner in her honor. The delicious spread … Continue reading

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End of the Year Breakfast Meeting

The HawCC End of the Year Breakfast Meeting was held on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Manono Campus Cafeteria. The Culinary Arts Program prepared a delicious breakfast. Awards/Recognition: State Service Awards: 10-year certificates: Leanda “Mamo” Bernabe, Office Assistant, ATE … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS)

On April 27, 2012, Chancellor Noreen Yamane invited Hawaii Community College to participate in the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) Conference. The goal of the CEDS Conference was to develop stronger relationships between faculty, staff, administrators, industry leaders, and Hawaii … Continue reading

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Andrey Mun Wah Chan – Instructor, Marketing

Name:  Andrey Mun Wah Chan Title/Department: Instructor, Business Education & Technology – Marketing Department My Hometown: Hong Kong My favorite things about HawCC… I love the wonderful sense of community on campus and the strong sense of camaraderie everywhere.  I … Continue reading

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Graceson Ghen – Sustainability Coordinator, OCET

Name: Graceson Ghen Title/Department: Sustainability Center Coordinator/ OCET My Hometown: Keaau/Hilo My favorite things about HawCC… The Kauhale; good people interested in working together to improve our relationships with each other and the land. My hobbies and interest are… Capoeira, … Continue reading

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Barbara Kuehner – Lectuerer, Math and Natural Sciences (WH)

Name: Barbara Kuehner Title/Department: Lecturer, Math and Natural Sciences (Biology) My Hometown: I am an Oregon “transplant” but have lived in Captain Cook for 10 years. My favorite things about HawCC… The students really seem to appreciate the chance to … Continue reading

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