Author Archives: External Affairs & Relations Office

Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, Hawai‘i Community College and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo continue to closely monitor the June 27th lava flow from Kīlauea. We are listening to the concerns of the people who have contacted our campuses and we are frequently updating … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, Indeed a signature activity of Kauhale is all the Kīpaepae* we facilitate year round, averaging 50 per year for our community and state, doing so as far as Washington, D.C. and Jeju, Korea. This cultural signature is … Continue reading

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Support the Hawai’i Island United Way campaign! (And watch VCSA Jason Cifra get soaked)

Hawai’i Community College and UH Center, West Hawai’i have been raising awareness of the college’s 2014 Hawai’i Island United Way giving campaign with a “rice bucket challenge.” In the above video, see Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jason Cifra’s unique interpretation of … Continue reading

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Students participate in ‘Taste of the Hawaiian Range’ event

Hawai‘i Community College students from the Culinary Arts and Agriculture programs participated in the “Taste of the Hawaiian Range” event at the Hilton Waikoloa in Kona on Friday, September 26. Culinary Arts students from East and West Hawai‘i operated two stations … Continue reading

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Watch West Hawai’i graduation ceremonies on new YouTube channel

You can watch the 2014 graduation ceremony in West Hawai’i at the Pālamanui Media Services Youtube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXRivc9ab4nK5fg_AuiM0Ww

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UHCC committee selects ’50 Finest’

Aloha, This year marks the University of Hawai’i Community Colleges’ 50th Anniversary. To celebrate a half-century of offering quality, accessible higher education to the people of Hawai‘i, the colleges are honoring individuals from across the UHCC system who have made … Continue reading

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Security Message

Our community has seen an increase in auto burglaries lately. Many of the vehicles that were broken into were left unlocked.  Please make sure you lock your vehicle while it is on campus and move your valuables out of plain … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC offering free workforce training

Recent National Career Readiness Certificate recipients celebrate completing the Hilo iCAN program. Trainees earned their certificates after participating in an ongoing statewide program offered in partnership with DLIR and Hawai‘i CC. Front row (seated), from left, are Janette Silva, Audrey … Continue reading

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Hawai’i CC to promote new online certificates at outreach events in October

Hawai‘i residents who want to quickly gain specialized education and increase their employability are invited to attend one of several informational events Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) will host in October. The events will highlight Hawai‘i CC’s new online, accelerated … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, Welcome to the Fall 2014 Semester. I look forward to a productive, rewarding, and successful academic year. Mahalo to everyone who participated in the Institutional Learning Outcome Assessment Summit on Friday, August 22. Assessment is an important process that allows … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Hawaiʻi Papa O Ke Ao, the UH’s strategic goal to transform the UH system into an Indigenous Serving Institution is an initiative that both Chancellor Yamane and Chancellor Straney work on together. Together with campus representatives Gail Makuakāne-Lundin (UHH) and … Continue reading

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Hamasaki, Manaseri appointed as deans

Hawai’i Community College begins the fall 2014 semester with two new appointments in the positions of Dean of Career and Technical Education and Dean of Liberal Arts and Public Services. Ms. Joyce Hamasaki, Dean of Career and Technical Education Joyce has … Continue reading

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Photo exhibit will celebrate history of modern dance in Hawai‘i

This Year of the Horse, 2014, is a remarkable year for anniversaries of all sorts. Besides being the 50th Anniversary of the University of Hawai‘i Community College system, it is the 40th year anniversary of the birth of modern dance in the … Continue reading

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President Lassner welcomed with kīpaepae

Members of the Hawai’i Community College and UH Hilo Kauhale welcomed newly appointed UH President David Lassner with a kīpaepae ceremony on August 26, 2014. View photos by clicking here.  

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HawCC Alumni & Friends hosting fundraiser Oct. 4

Hawai`i Community College Alumni and Friends will be sponsoring its 10th Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Breakfast will be served from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the HawCC Cafeteria; drive through service will be available at the entrance … Continue reading

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ILO Assessment Summit Mahalo

Kate Sims leads a discussion with members of POM during the ILO Assessment Summit. As the new Assessment Coordinator, I would like to thank each and every one of you for your active participation at the ILO (Institutional Learning Outcomes) … Continue reading

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UH honored for 2nd Annual Sustainabi​lity Summit

The University of Hawai’i was recognized this summer for the 2nd Annual Sustainability Summit, which members of the Hawai’i Community College Kauhale participated in last March. On Friday, July 11, the state honored 13 business and nine events for their outstanding … Continue reading

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Biomedical research internships available this fall; application deadline Sept. 2

Hawaii INBRE III (IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence) is soliciting applications for their Fall 2014 internship program! Application deadline is Tuesday September 2nd, 2014. Each fall, spring and summer Hawai’i CC students are placed into a biomedical research lab to … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i Community College offers new accelerated, online classes in Fall 2014

Contact: Jessica Yamamoto, Phone: (808) 934-2688, Email: jpky@hawaii.edu HILO — Beginning this August, Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) is offering a new set of accelerated, online, for-credit classes that will lead to credential certificates. Students will be able to study a … 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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Welcome to the Fall 2014 semester!

Here are some events and resources that may help you begin the school year as smoothly and enjoyably as possible. Welcome Week 2014 Hawai‘i Community College’s Student Life Program and Student Council present “Welcome Week 2014” from August 25-28. The … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

HawCC Administrative Team Mahalo nui loa to Joni Onishi, Jason Cifra, Jim Yoshida, Marty Fletcher, Debbie Shigehara, Guy Kimura and Joyce Hamasaki. Thank you for your continued support! HawCC College Council and Academic Senate I wish to extend my thanks … Continue reading

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East Hawai‘i Graduation Committee Mahalo

HawCC East Hawai‘i Graduation Committee Mahalo 2014 Commencement Co-Chairpersons Kenoalani Dela Cruz and Christine Quintana would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for your assistance with the upcoming East Hawai‘i Commencement Ceremony: Committee Members William Affonso, Melany Ayudan, … Continue reading

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Mahalo from Roberta Sambueno

Mahalo, everyone, for the beautiful leis of aloha and gifts. Your loving kindness and support makes it a pleasure to continue seeking excellence! Roberta (Bert) Sambueno

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Mahalo from Mai Wong

Mahalo to the Academic Scholarship Committee, Joel Peralto, Larissa Leslie and Laurel Gregory for their diligent review of applications for several scholarships.  The Committee selected Hawaii Community College’s applicant to the All-USA Community And Junior College Academic Team who later … Continue reading

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Mahalo from Dorinna Manuel-Cortez

MAHALO A NUI LOA to the Admissions & Records Office staff for their dedication and patience as we transitioned from two offices into one!  Bert Sambueno, Crystal McGrath, Joel Paula, Harmony Mariani, Loleina Rosa, Melia Taganas, Tatiana Pattioay, Staisman Sadang, Clayton … Continue reading

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Mahalo for the Dr. Suess surprise!

Joel Tanabe and our wonderful carpentry program SURPRISED our children with their own “DR. SEUSS” house. The carpentry students also made large building blocks to help promote math development in our children. The children, parents and staff of the Children’s … Continue reading

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47th Model Home dedicated May 15

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 Hawai’i Community College hosted a dedication ceremony for the Model Home that students built during the academic year. The 2014 home — which is the 47th Model Home that students from the college have built … 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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2014 HawCC Faculty & Staff Awards

 

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