Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chancellor’s Message: Joni Onishi hired, Hawai’i Papa O Ke Ao, Pālamanui AMP and more

Aloha and Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great holiday break and is looking forward to a successful spring semester. One news item I am pleased to announce (which I also noted at the all-college meeting) is that … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message: Talking Kauhale with HawCC students

What is the student experience of Kauhale? That is the question we put to a group of seven Hawai‘i Community College students who met in Kāneikeao on the Manono campus on Thursday, January 17. Kauhale traditionally means the Hawaiian village, … Continue reading

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Unukupukupu to return to Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Members of the Hawaiʻi Community College hula hālau Unukupukupu have been invited back to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 2013 after opening the festival last year with a performance on the main stage that thrilled the international audience. Taupōuri Tangarō … Continue reading

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Culinary students work beside top-notch chefs at Fairmont Orchid fundraiser

Hawai’i Community College culinary students and top Hawai’i chefs alike came together last month for an event that raised money for local culinary scholarships and for Hawai’i Community College — Pālamanui, a new campus planned at a site near the … Continue reading

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Yoshida, Barber receive awards at all-college meeting

Two members of the Hawai‘i Community College ‘ohana have received UH System awards that celebrate their hard work and dedication to the college. Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Jim Yoshida received the 2012 Willard Wilson Distinguished Service Award, and Greg … Continue reading

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Faculty, friends help Lea Nordloh celebrate retirement

Nursing faculty and friends attended a retirement dinner for Assistant Professor Lea Nordloh on December 6th. Lea began teaching at Hawai‘i Community College in 1988. Throughout her years at HawCC, she instructed Associate of Science in Nursing first-year and second-year students … Continue reading

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HawCC Student Council elected, sworn in

The students of Hawai`i Community College now have a Student Council representing their needs and interests. Three elections were held during the Fall 2012 semester, first to adopt the new charters and bylaws, then to elect members, and then to … Continue reading

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Dela Cruz named Phi Theta Kappa 2013 Faculty Scholar

Kenoalani Dela Cruz, a counselor at Hawai‘i Community College, was one of 25 community college faculty members from across the nation to be named a Phi Theta Kappa 2013 Faculty Scholar. The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, … Continue reading

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HawCC Dean’s list for Fall 2012

The following Hawai’i Community College students were named to the Dean’s list for the Fall 2012 semester for having a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the term. Last Name First Name Abeyta Jennifer Acasio Rochelle Adams Asia … Continue reading

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Annual year-end celebration in West Hawai’i features food and holiday music

The faculty and staff at UH Center, West Hawai’i held their annual “End of the Year Celebration” potluck luncheon on Friday, December 7th in the Center Courtyard. Everyone enjoyed the wonderful cuisine that the talented UHCWH faculty and staff brought … Continue reading

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PHOTO SHOOT: Christmas Party 2012

The Hawai’i Community College ‘ohana in East Hawai’i enjoyed the annual Christmas Party on December 12 at the Manono Campus cafeteria. The Business Office took on the role of Santa’s elves and organized the party. They did a great job lining … Continue reading

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With two projects, POM beautifies Manono Campus

The Planning, Operations and Maintenance Department at Hawai’i Community College has been working on two projects adjacent to the walkway that leads between buildings 387 and 388 on the Manono Campus. Above is a garden that William Rodrigues-Kaiwa (pictured at … Continue reading

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Spring volunteer opportunities announced for Kamoleao

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Ha’akūmalae Events Announcements

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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