Monthly Archives: August 2013

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha! Welcome back to campus for the 2013-2014 academic year! As of the first week of instruction, HawCC’s enrollment was at 3,454 students, down from 3,681 (-6.2%) compared to last year. The UHCC’s enrollment for Fall 2013 has decreased 3.7% … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! I write from atop Mauna Kea, our Piko O Ke Ao, Center of the Universe. We are here escorting UH President MRC Greenwood, who has offered a cup of ‘awa to the spirit of  Mauna Kea as … Continue reading

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Mahalo from Annie Maeda

The Faculty/Staff Development Committee has had another very busy academic year! It started out with the New Hire Orientation and included workshops on Contract Renewal and Tenure & Promotion, Civil Rights Compliance, Laulima training and various ITSO presentations, Fun with Mushrooms, … Continue reading

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PHOTO: Nursing students get ready for fall semester

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UHCCs launch ‘Agree to Degree’ initiative

About 400 Hawai’i Community College students and 120 faculty, staff and administrators signed the “Agree to Degree” pledge between Aug. 22 and Aug. 29, and those who did not are encouraged to sign. The seven community colleges in the University … Continue reading

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Instructors hone welding skills at Hawai’i CC

HILO — Metal melted and sparks flew this summer at Hawai’i Community College’s welding facility as instructors from around the state and from the mainland convened for a “WeldEd” workshop in Hilo. The instructors, from as close to home as Hilo and as far … Continue reading

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Delegates from India visit Hawai’i Community College

HILO — A three-member delegation from the University of Mumbai in India visited Hawai‘i Community College on Thursday, June 27, 2013 as part of a visit to the state, where the delegates have been studying the University of Hawai‘i system. … Continue reading

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International Education Committee update

    The Hawai’i CC International Education Committee has a busy academic year planned. Here are some highlights: International Education Week 2013 We would like to remind you that we will continue planning for this year’s International Education Week (November 18-22). … Continue reading

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Schedule for College Hour meetings for 2013-2014 academic year

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Haʻakūmalae announcements

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of Hawaiʻi 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 Community … Continue reading

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Hawai’i Community College attends Ethnomathematics Summer Institute

Leialoha Ilae-Kaleimamahu, Monica Burnett, Noe Noe Wong-Wilson and Kamaka Gunderson attended the 5th Ethnomathematics Summer Institute on Oʻahu in June, 2013. The Ethnomathematics Summer Institute program “allows University of Hawai‘i faculty, staff, and students to design and implement mathematics grounded … Continue reading

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Blam! The amazing, super art faculty show opens Sept. 6!

As the saying goes: “Some do. Some teach. The best do both.” The “11 Voices, East Hawaii Art Faculty Show” at the Hawai’i Museum of Contemporary Arts (formerly the East Hawai’i Cultural Center) showcases the works of 11 art instructors … Continue reading

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Culinary professor Paul Heerlein gets new certification

Hawai‘i Community College Culinary Arts professor Paul Heerlein has a new certification under his belt, and through the certification process he has gained new knowledge to share with his students. Heerlein, who has taught in the West Hawai‘i culinary program … Continue reading

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First Annual Division of Student Affairs Family Day

Sometimes it takes a little help to get where you want to go…sometimes having the right tools makes the journey that much easier.

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Spring 2013 Dean’s List

Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2013 semester. The Dean’s List requires students to have completed 12 or more credits for a letter grade achieving a … Continue reading

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Recent culinary grads attend national ACF convention

The ACF Kona Kohala Junior Chef’s (in above photo) are all dressed up for the President’s Ball at the ACF National Convention, July 21-25, 2013. They mingled with Chefs, Cooks and Purveyors. Hands-on educational sessions, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops on … Continue reading

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Construction academy students build success at competitions

HILO — Two students in the Kea‘au High School Construction Academy, which is administered by Hawai‘i Community College, had successful showings at two competitions earlier this year. Nicholas Moore and Baylen Guerrero participated in the statewide Skills USA competition in … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC Nursing students graduate with certificates

HILO — Nine students from Hawai‘i Community College graduated from the Nursing program this week with Certificates of Achievement that have prepared them to become Licensed Practical Nurses. The students and their families, along with faculty and administrators from Hawai‘i … Continue reading

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