Monthly Archives: August 2012

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, The College started the 2011-2012 academic year with only two permanent administrators.  In January 2012, Jason Cifra was appointed as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Mr. James Yoshida was appointed as the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! Welcome Back! This is truly an exciting time for the University of Hawai`i System as we continue to transform and evolve into meeting the academic needs of our indigenous, local and global communities on all of our … Continue reading

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2012 Comprehensive Evaluation Visit Team Roster

Hawai`i Community College Monday, October 15-Thursday, October 18, 2012 Dr. Loretta Adrian (Chair) President Coastline Community College 11460 Warner Avenue Fountain Valley CA 92708 E-mail: ladrian@coastline.edu Telephone: 714-241-6152 FAX:   714-241-6277 Dr. Vince Rodriguez (Assistant) Vice President of Instruction/Student Services Coastline … Continue reading

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Hana Hou Magazine Recognizes HawCC’s Culinary Arts

In June 2012, HawCC’s Culinary Arts Program was recognized in the Hawaiian Airlines – Hana Hou Magazine, June/July issue. Click here to view PDF    

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West Hawai‘i Hosts Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce

The University Center, West Hawai‘i hosted the Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce monthly After-Hours event on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.. Over 90 people gathered on the Kealekekua campus to socialize, sample tasty pupus, and learn … Continue reading

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Transit of Venus 2012 (WH)

From Hawaii’s High Mountains By Joe Wilcox & Bob McGown Experiencing a transit is a unique astronomical observing event, but some are not as rare as a transit of Venus.  More common transits that can be observed in the solar … Continue reading

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Practical Nursing Students Receives Certificate of Achievement

On July 25, 2012, the Practical Nursing Program conducted their pinning ceremony at Imiloa Astronomy Center, Moana Hoku Hall. Friends and family came to congratulate the students, who received a Certificate of Achievement in Practical Nursing. Students follow a course … Continue reading

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14th Annual – A Taste of Hilo

Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawaii 14th Annual – A Taste of Hilo  October 21, 2012 1:00 – 3:00 pm  Honpa Hongwanji, Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall  Pre-sale Tickets $40  $60 at the Door  Children Age 2 and under … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Kamoleao Workday Schedule

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Kamoleao Laulima Community Resource Center

Indigenizing Summer Youth Workforce through Education The vision of the Kamoleao Laulima Community Resource Center or also known as the Kamoleao project is to provide a cultural and educational center that promotes Hawaiian culture and education, economic development and environmental … Continue reading

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Kīpaepae for Nago City & Kumejima Mayors

On August 16, 2012, Hawaii Community College welcomed the Nago City and Kumejima Mayors with a Kīpaepae ceremony.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The University of Hawaiʻi was among 20 public land-grant universities that was featured in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C. on June 27 to July 8, 2012. The festival celebrated the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrill … Continue reading

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HawCC Represented in Washington, D.C

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2012 June 27–July 1 and July 4–8, 2012 Article by Jacqueline Van Blarcom The University of Hawaii participated in the 2012 Annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival this year. As one of 20 public land-grant universities featured, the UH … Continue reading

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Ha‘akumalae – Hawaiʻi Protocols Leadership

-Toward the success of our academic communities- 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 … Continue reading

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UNUKUPUKUPU: Traversing Yurihama, Japan

Experience shared by Manaiakalani Kalua                                    Article edit by Jacqueline Van Blarcom From July 4-11, UNUKUPUKUPU traveled to Yurihama, Tottori, Japan for the annual Hawaiian Festival. The Hawaiian Festival has been an ongoing event, for 13 years, as part … Continue reading

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Dr. Pamela Scheffler wins a Fulbright Award

Pamela Y. Scheffler, assistant professor at Hawaii Community College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) during the 2012-2013 academic year. Officials of the Department … Continue reading

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2012 Flu Shot Day

 

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OCET – “Teamwork & Service Island Style”

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Governor Approves Funds for Hawaii Community College – Palamanui

Governor Neil Abercrombie has approved the allotment request of $7,500,000 for Hawaii Community College – Palamanui. The $7,500,000 will enable the simultaneous construction of Phases IA (Culinary Arts Building) and IB (Health Science and Student Services Building) of Hawaii Community … Continue reading

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Laurel Gregory Receives The Pualu Award (WH)

Laurel Gregory, librarian at the University Center West Hawai‘i, was awarded the Pualu Award for Community Education at the June 2012 Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce annual Installation Banquet and Membership Luncheon at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. The Pualu Award … Continue reading

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American Academy of Chefs Honors Allan Okuda

The American Academy of Chefs 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). Chef Okuda was honored for his accomplishments as a culinary … Continue reading

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HawCC Wins Video Contest

HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE WINS AWARD IN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONTEST  Cash Awards Given to Community Colleges for Videos on Engaging Alumni in Entrepreneurship Education The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) has announced that Hawaii Community … Continue reading

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2012 Commencement Photos

On May 11, 2012,  Hawaii Community College celebrated the commencement ceremony of 445 graduates. On May 12, 2012, University of Hawaii Center at West Hawaii celebrated the commencement ceremony of 95 students.

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Sherrie Ann Straslicka-Walker: Educational Specialist, VCAA Office

Name: Sherrie Ann Straslicka-Walker    Title/Department: Educational Specialist, VCAA Office My Hometown: Brunswick, Ohio My favorite things about HawCC… I love the people who work here.  We are a team.  When each person does their share, magic happens. My hobbies and … Continue reading

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Barbara Zazzi: Chemistry Lecturer/Physical Science (WH)

Title/Department: Chemistry Lecturer/Physical Science My Hometown: I was born and lived in Berlin, Germany until the age of 25 and then emigrated to the US, finally making my journey to Hawaii and settling down in Naalehu on the Big Island. … Continue reading

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Dorinna Manuel-Cortez: Admissions Officer, Division of Student Affairs

Name: Dorinna Manuel-Cortez Title/Department: Admissions Officer, Division of Student Affairs My Hometown: Kāneʻohe, HI My favorite things about HawCC…it is a place of hope for people looking to make their lives better, the HLS mala, the people who work here, … Continue reading

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Greg Barber: P.O.M. Maintenance

Name: Greg Barber Title/Department: P.O.M. Maintenance My Hometown: Hermiston, Oregon My favorite things about HawCC…There are so many great people that work and go to school here. My hobbies and interests are…I like paddling with the canoe club here at … Continue reading

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