Monthly Archives: March 2013

Chancellor’s Message: Assessment, C3T, Heart Walk and Awards

Aloha, We had a strong turnout on “Assessment Day” on Friday, March 1 with about 200 people from East and West Hawai‘i convening at the Manono Campus on Friday, March 1 to work on improving our assessment methods. Mahalo to … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message: Assessment Day was Kauhale in action

Aloha, Kauhale sprouted three years ago out of a need to improve our assessment practices at Hawai’i Community College. No longer could assessment simply take place between a student and an instructor; it had to take into account the larger … Continue reading

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HawCC faculty and staff convene in Hilo for ‘Assessment Day’

Nearly 200 faculty, staff and administrators from Hawai‘i Community College gathered at the Manono Campus on Friday, March 1 for a full day devoted to one important topic: assessment. The day began with breakfast in the cafeteria and opening remarks … Continue reading

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Line-up of events set for HawCC’s 25th Annual Earth Fair

Hawai‘i Community College proudly presents the 25th Annual Earth Fair on Friday, April 19th at the Manono Campus. Free and open to the public, Earth Fair is the largest event HawCC hosts for the community each year. Fun and educational … Continue reading

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New Phi Thetta Kappa members inducted in West Hawai‘i

Twenty-one new members were inducted on February 21 into the West Hawai‘i group of Alpha Psi Epsilon, the Hawai‘i Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, which is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Families and friends attended the event, … Continue reading

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Japanese Chamber donates $10k to Hawai’i Community College

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawai‘i has donated $10,000 to Hawai‘i Community College, funds that were raised during the 14th Annual “A Taste of Hilo” event last fall. JCCIH members attended a luncheon on Tuesday, March 12 … Continue reading

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HawCC students, faculty and staff show school spirit at 2013 Hilo Heartwalk

Hawai’i Community College was well represented at the Hilo Heart Walk on March 2 on downtown Hilo. Our Culinary Arts Program had a large crew there, with about half the students dishing out heart-healthy snacks and half the students enthusiastically … Continue reading

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HawCC Phi Theta Kappa group receives awards at convention

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently attended the Pacific Regional Convention held at Windward Community College where they received awards for service completed in the 2012 calendar year. These awards included: … Continue reading

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High school students from Japan visit Big Island through HawCC program

A group of high school students from Japan spent four days on the Big Island in February as part of the Short Term International Program, which is administered by Hawai‘i Community College’s Office of Continuing Education and Training. The 10th … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i Community College professors and UH Hilo staff member named NHEA Educators of the Year

Two Hawai‘i Community College professors and a longtime UH Hilo employee have been named 2013 Educators of the Year by the Native Hawaiian Education Association, one of the most prestigious awards in Hawaiian education. Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō, an associate professor … Continue reading

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West Hawai‘i Culinary Arts students and faculty honored at event

Numerous Hawai‘i Community College Culinary Arts students and instructors from West Hawai‘i were honored during an annual event held January 28 by the American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association. Three HawCC students received ACF Jr. Chef Awards. Sam Varron … Continue reading

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Counseling Center seeks participants for ‘It’s Time to Register Fair’

The Hawai’i Community College Counseling Center is coordinating an “It’s Time to Register Fair” in April for continuing students, and is trying to get as many programs represented as possible…the more the merrier! At the Fair, we will be providing information on … Continue reading

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Ha‘akūmalae announcements

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of Hawaiʻi protocols leadership at Hawaiʻi Community College and the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center. As an active member in our Hawaiʻi Community College and Hawaiʻi Island Community there are … Continue reading

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