Monthly Archives: October 2014

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, The 16th Annual “A Taste of Hilo” sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai‘i (JCCIH) was held on October 19. It was a well-attended event featuring many local vendors serving some of the best food and beverages available in … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, Meaningful to our hiring process is the creation of Kīpaepae Welina, a Welcoming Ceremony for all new employees. This provides an immediate and multi-sensory context into the human-culture of our college.  Yes, we provide 21st century education, … Continue reading

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International Education Week happening November 12-14

Please join us for Hawai`i Community College’s Annual International Education Week. This year’s events will run from Wednesday, November 12 to Friday, November 14, 2014. The theme is “Exploring Our Origins” with fun and exciting activities to stimulate and inspire … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa hosts annual conference at Hawai’i CC

Chapter President Sean Kirkpatrick, Chancellor Noreen Yamane and HawCC Alpha Psi Epsilon members and advisors accept the host plaque from Pacific Regional Coordinator Charlotte Toguchi.  Pacific Regional and Leadership Honors Conference Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC Alumni & Friends hosts 10th Annual Breakfast Scholarship Fundraiser

Hawai`i Community College Alumni and Friends sponsored its 10th Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Breakfast, prepared by Culinary Arts Program students, was served from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the HawCC Cafeteria; drive through service was available at the … Continue reading

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HawCC Business Students Visit Hawai’i County Police Department

Front Row L-R: Maria Baclig, Embree Figueroa, Justyne Rafael, Officer Menino, Linda Fanene, Myla Miguel. Back Row L-R: Chardel Kalama, Maria Durch, Kari-Lyn Martin, Melissa Costa, Punahele Victorine, Kahikili Miranda, Sharuga Kamakea.  On October 2, 2014, students from Hawai’i Community College … Continue reading

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Faculty members travel to Ireland for Study Abroad Familiarization trip

Hawai’i CC faculty members Pamela Scheffler (Math & Natural Science and TEAM), Carrie Mospens (English and ESL) and Roberta Brashears-Kaulfer (Math & Natural Science) traveled to Ireland to participate in a Study Abroad Familiarization trip from October 9-14, 2014. Under the … Continue reading

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Diesel Mechanics program visits Hawthorne Caterpillar dealership

The Hawai’i Community College Diesel Mechanics program went to visit Hawthorne Pacific Corp dealership in Hilo, Hawai’i on Thursday, October 23, 2014.   Noel Foronda is the service manager for the Hilo branch. He was the representative for the day … Continue reading

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Students who complete survey have chance to win iPad

Aloha, Faculty and staff. Please tell your students about this opportunity to win an Apple iPad or a $150 Amazon gift card. The deadline to complete the survey and become eligible for the prizes is November 14.  Here are the … Continue reading

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Haʻakūmalae Events

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of the Hawaiʻi protocols leadership at Hawaiʻi Community College and the University of Hawaiʻ i at Hilo. As an active member at our Hawaiʻi Community College and in the Hawaiʻi Island Community there are many … Continue reading

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Security Message

Aloha, This month your security staff will be asking motorists on our campus to turn their car stereos down, especially when they drive past classrooms.  Mahalo from Security Chief Jeff Newsome and all the Security Officers. Thanks, Jeff Newsome, MBA … Continue reading

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Employee Profile: Tanya (Torres) Johnson

Name:   Tanya (Torres) Johnson Title/ Department:  Office Asst. III- Planning, Operations & Maintenance Dept. Hometown: Born in Honolulu. Lived many years in Gig Harbor, WA. Now home is Kea’au. Brief description of your personal and professional background: My ohana is originally from the Big Island & Maui. Recently moved … Continue reading

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Employee Profile: Kelly Carter-Lynn

Name: Kelly Carter-Lynn Title/ Department: Lecturer Dept of Math and Natural Sciences / Academic Support Laboratory Coordinator Hometown: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada Brief description of your personal and professional background: I was certified as a Junior Open Water Scuba Diver in Lunenburg … Continue reading

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Employee Profile: Kirk Mikami

Name: ​​Kirk Mikami Title/ Department: ​Administrative & Fiscal Support Specialist/Business Office​ Hometown: Hilo​ Brief description of your personal and professional background: ​Born and raised in Hilo, graduated from Hilo High School in 1990 and UH Hilo in 1997 with a Bachelor’s … Continue reading

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