Monthly Archives: November 2015

Joni Onishi recommended for Hawai‘i CC interim chancellor

University of Hawaiʻi Vice President for Community Colleges John Morton has recommended that Joni Onishi be appointed interim chancellor of Hawaiʻi Community College effective January 1, 2016. The Board of Regents personnel committee has also recommended Onishi’s appointment and the … Continue reading

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Express Admissions Day attracts Spring 2016 applicants

Hawai‘i Community College hosted its first-ever Express Admissions Day on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The event provided applicants an opportunity to visit the campus, apply for the Spring 2016 semester, receive their My UH Student Number the same day, and … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui lecturer featured in West Hawaii Today

Richard Stevens, a lecturer at Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui, was the subject of a West Hawaii Today article published on Veterans Day. You many find the article at the following link: http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/vietnam-veteran-jungle-scout-used-life-war-fuel-writing-career  

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Outstanding student to receive 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Samantha Mowry, a student at Hawai‘i Community College, has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. Selected as 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars, 207 Phi … Continue reading

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Human Services graduates help out at 75th Anniversary dinner

Aunti Sandi with two of her Human Services graduates who became helpers by passing out the door prizes to the many attendees of the 75th Anniversary dinner on November 7th, 2015. Pictured above are Courtney Harrison (left), who will be … Continue reading

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Culinary Arts program receives $10k donation

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival has donated $10,000 from its annual culinary event at the Waikoloa to Hawai‘i Community College’s Culinary Arts program. The organization presented checks to Hawai‘i CC and the other recipients at an event held Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner and 75th Anniversary Celebration a fun, successful event

Members of the Hawaiʻi Community College ʻohana, including alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community members celebrated the college’s 75th anniversary on Saturday, November 7 while also raising money to support student scholarships. The Hawaiʻi CC Alumni & Friends Scholarship Fundraiser … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter Fall 2015 Induction

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society’s Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its informal, Fall 2015 Induction. Chapter President Candace Wharton and Vice President of Membership Desiree DeCanto-Gardner presided over the event. Congratulations to the following inductees: Kaitlyn Ashida, … Continue reading

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UH Mānoa Master of Social Work degree program available in West Hawai‘i

Are you interested in pursuing a graduate education in social work? Did you know the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program is available in West Hawai‘i through distance education technology? Learn about the MSW … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC to host first-ever ‘Express Admissions Day’ on Nov. 14

Express Admissions Day is the fast way to apply for the Spring 2016 semester. Prospective students can complete an application; receive their MyUH Student Number; schedule the next steps in the enrollment process, such as academic advising, orientation and placement … Continue reading

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Human Services students getting involved in the community

Students from the Human Services Program, along with their families, take the time to walk in the Family Peace Walk Against Domestic Violence on Friday, October 30, 2015.   Others take the time out after setting up for the YWCA Walk a … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC hosting International Education Week events

Hawai‘i Community College will host International Education Week 2015 during the month of November. The theme this year is “Indigenous Cultures Around the World.” International Education Week is a national initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the … Continue reading

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Haʻakūmalae announcements

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of the Hawaiʻ i protocols leadership at Hawaiʻ i 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 … Continue reading

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