Monthly Archives: February 2013

PHOTO SHOOT: Carpentry students create coolest student on campus

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Regents approve $6.5 million in bonds for Pālamanui

The University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents voted on February 21 to use $6.5 million in revenue bonds to help fund the development of Hawai‘i Community College — Pālamanui, a new campus planned for Kailua-Kona. The board’s decision means Pālamanui … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message: Accreditation, Heart Walk, Assessment and more

Aloha, The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges took action at its meeting January 9-11 to reaffirm our accreditation, with a requirement that the college complete a follow-up report by October 15, 2013. … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message: Mahalo for Hawai‘i Papa O Ke Ao participation

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! Since the beginning of this spring semester we have held eight wala‘au sessions to gather information on the Hawai‘i Papa O Ke Ao initiative, four in West Hawai‘i and four on the Manono Campus. This effort is … Continue reading

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Professor Robert Yamane wins HBEA award

Robert Yamane, professor of business technology at Hawai‘i Community College, was presented the Hawai‘i Business Education Association Outstanding Postsecondary Business Educator of the Year Award at its annual conference held on January 26, 2013. According to Yamane’s nominators, he demonstrates … Continue reading

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HawCC culinary grad wins Food Network competition

Hawai‘i Community College graduate Royden Ellamar, executive chef at Sensi restaurant in the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas, won a showdown against three other chefs on the popular Food Network program “Chopped,” the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported in its … Continue reading

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Culinary students learn the art of charcuterie, gnocchi-making

Culinary Arts students in East and West Hawai‘i have been busy lately, both in the community and on campus. One of the most significant events was the HFM Food Service 2013 Traveling Food Show, which visited Hawai‘i Community College Culinary … Continue reading

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Dance students from California participate in exchange with HawCC and UH Hilo

Eleven students and two faculty members, Nina Haft and Eric Kupers, from California State University at East Bay will participate in a five-day exchange February 19-23 with dance students and faculty from Hawai’i Community College and University of Hawai’i-Hilo dance … Continue reading

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In spirit of pu’uhonua, panelists share experiences at HawCC event

In partnership and in the spirit of pu`uhonua (place of refuge or a safe place), the office of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Counseling and Career Center, and the Administration of Justice and Substance Abuse Counseling programs collaborated to … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa helps keep island clean

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society participated in an Adopt-A-Highway clean up event on Saturday, February 9. The organization cleans a three-mile stretch of highway across from Kalaniana’ole Elementary School in Pāpa’ikou … Continue reading

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PHOTO SHOOT: HawCC students dance for One Billion Rising event

Students from Hawai‘i Community College and UH Hilo danced during the One Billion Rising day of action, which was billed as “the biggest mass global action to end violence against women and girls in the history of humankind.” The event was … Continue reading

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New bookstore opens on UH Hilo campus

Hawai‘i Community College students have a new place to get their books, HawCC merchandise and more after the new college bookstore opened on the UH Hilo campus last month. Administrators and staff from HawCC and UH Hilo gathered for a … Continue reading

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Save the date for 25th Annual Earth Fair!

The 25th anniversary of the Earth Fair is Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Manono campus. The Fair will feature presentations by Jesse Law, 50 exhibitors, environmental videos, garden tours and many give-aways. Please encourage your students to attend this event. … Continue reading

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