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27th Annual Earth Fair happening April 17th

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HawCC to host 17th annual Hilo Culinary Classic

The 17th Annual Hilo Culinary Classic is Friday, April 10th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and it promises to be the largest display of culinary technical skill, creativity and knowledge since the Hawai’i Community College Culinary Arts Program began … Continue reading

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HawCC’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society wins at regionals!

Alpha Psi Epsilon members are pictured above. Bottom row, L-R: Vice President of Fellowship, Candace Wharton and Nicholas Eisen.  Top row, L-R: LyronJean Lee, Vanessa Villesca, Lead Advisor Kenoalani Dela Cruz, Ulu Kailianu, Advisor Donala Kawa‘auhau,  Advisor Karen Crowell, Johnie … Continue reading

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New members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon

    On Saturday, March 28, 2015, Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its formal Spring 2015 Induction Ceremonies. Vice President of Membership Desiree DeCanto-Gardner served as Induction Chairperson and Chapter President Sean Kirkpatrick served as … Continue reading

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Diesel Mechanics students visit and tour Pacific Biodiesel

The Hawai’i Community College’s Diesel Mechanics Program got to visit and tour the Pacific Biodiesel plant. The facility provided the students with important information and a clearer picture about biodiesel production and what it takes to  maintain a sustainability cycle in … Continue reading

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HawCC expands certificate programs; information sessions scheduled in April

Following the successful launch in fall 2014 of new accelerated online Business certificates, Hawai‘i Community College has added two new certificates in Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Lot Design and Site Preparation. The Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Lot Design and Site … Continue reading

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Students and faculty collaborate on HSI presentation

On March 6, the fourth Hawai’i Strategic Institute was held at Leeward Community College on O’ahu. With an emphasis on showcasing strategies for student success, two faculty members and three students from Hawai’i Community College collaborated to present: “Hawai’i Papa … Continue reading

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Group from HawCC attends ATD/HSI Conference 2015

HawCC Participants traveled to O’ahu to deliver the most presentations at this year’s ATD/HSI Conference. There were a total of 79 people that attended from our campus alone. Presentations that were delivered during the workshop will also be presented  on campus … Continue reading

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UHCC marketing team wins national award

The University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges (UHCC) systemwide marketing team has received national recognition for its work on the 50th Anniversary UHCC Day at the Capitol event by winning the prestigious Gold Paragon in the government and community relations category given by … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, Hawaiʻi Pāmaomao is an indigenous exchange program supported by both UHʻs Hawaiʻi Papa O Ke Ao Creating and Indigenous Serving Institution initiative and the Chancellor Team of Noreen Yamane (HawCC) and Don Straney (UHH). Hawaiʻi Pāmaomao is … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, Graduation will be here soon, and I encourage all of you to attend our HawCC Spring 2015 Commencement with our graduates and their families. Commencement is our opportunity to recognize our students for the accomplishment of their educational goals … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) notified the college in a February 6 letter that we successfully addressed their recommendations with our follow-up report submitted October 2014. The college has also successfully resolved deficiencies in college … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

KAUHALE TO CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF COLLEGE SERVICE TO COMMUNITY Aloha Kauhale kākou a pau loa! In 2016 we celebrate 75 years of serving our community, and this celebration is indeed a Diamond Celebration! Here are some factoids of what we … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Hawai’i CC Day a success

For more photos of the Hawai’i CC Day events, visit the following Flickr links: Photo Set 1, Photo Set 2, Photo Set 3 Hawai‘i Community College hosted nearly 700 local middle and high school students at the Manono campus on Thursday, Feb. 26 … Continue reading

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Keeping the dream alive at Kamoleao

February 7, 2015 was the first Kamoleao workday of the Spring 2015 semester. (More workdays are schedule throughout the semester; see flyer below for details). As part of an ongoing partnership between Hawai‘i Community College and the Pana`ewa community, community … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i Community College professor named HBEA Educator of the Year

  Anne Chung, an assistant professor in Business Technology at Hawai‘i Community College (center), accepts the Hawai‘i Business Education Association Educator of the Year Award in Honolulu on January 31. At left is Robert Yamane, Hawai‘i Community College professor and … Continue reading

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Office of Continuing Education & Training (OCET) March 2015 Course Offerings

Here’s a snippet of courses that OCET is offering in March in Hilo and Kona, even via PolyCom! For course descriptions and other information please visit our website at ocethawcc.org West Hawaii March 2      Irrigation Systems: Operation and Repair … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, Hawai‘i Community College will host hundreds of middle school and high school students from around Hawai‘i Island for the 2nd Annual Hawai‘i CC Day on Thursday, February 26 and Friday, February 27. We will also invite the mayor, the county council, … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

SETTING A PRECEDENCE IN CULTURAL LEADERSHIP GROUNDED IN HULA AND THE INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OUTCOMES OF HAWAIʻI COMMUNITY COLLEGE Starting in 2005 a cohort of Hawai‘i Community College graduates with A.A.S. degrees in Hula and several UH System employees who took Hula … Continue reading

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Students in West Hawai‘i conclude fall semester with Hō‘ike

With chants, hula, poetry readings and more, over 50 Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) students demonstrated their newfound knowledge at a Hō‘ike that was held on Thursday, Dec. 11 in Kealakekua. “Hōʻike is an opportunity for our students to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Join us at the 2nd Annual Hawai‘i CC Day(s), Feb. 26 and 27!

Hawai‘i Community College will host hundreds of Hawai’i Island high school and middle school students, along with community leaders, at the Manono Campus on Thursday, February 26 and Friday, February 27. Many programs will have engaging interactive displays, and students … Continue reading

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Volunteers restore ancient Hawaiian trail at Pālamanui

Mahalo to all the volunteers who came out on Saturday, January 24 to help clear the ancient trail that runs adjacent to the new Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus in West Hawai‘i! The mauka to makai trail will be a great … Continue reading

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Haʻakūmalae Activities & 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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Fall 2014 Dean’s List

Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2014 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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Art exhibit celebrates the birth of modern dance at Hawai‘i CC

  Hawai’i CC faculty members Trina Nahm-Mijo and Manaiakalani Kālua perform during the opening of the art exhibit.  Hawai‘i Community College and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo are celebrating decades of dance at the two campuses with an art exhibit … Continue reading

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Kona Kohala Chefs Association announces Student Culinarian of the Year

  A year ago at this time we were just completing a very challenging semester. Fortunately for the instructors, the incoming group of students was a pleasure to work with. As their third semester drew to a close, the junior chefs … Continue reading

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AEC students reflect on ‘experience of a lifetime’

Students from the Architectural, Engineering & CAD Technologies Program performed field work at the lava flow in Puna during the Fall 2014 semester. Watch the video to learn more about the project and to hear the students discuss their experiences.

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HawaiiCon’s Cosmic Cosplay Ball, Feb. 13

HawaiiCon’s Cosmic Cosplay Ball! Open to all ages! Friday, February 13, 2015   – 7pm-10:30 pm Deadline for entry is 8:00 pm At the Hilo HighSchool Auditorium Admission $10 Cash and other awesome prizes Silent auction Funds go to supporting the … Continue reading

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Ceramics lecturer wins awards at two art shows

Hawai‘i Community College Ceramics Lecturer Monika Mann won the Juror’s Choice Award in August’s “ABSTRACT ONLY” show at the Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center for her piece titled “Shelter Me.” (Bottom photo; Acrylic paint on plexiglas) At the “Hawai‘i Nei” show, also … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i CC professors attend Wo Learning Champions professional development day

During the Wo Learning Champions proferssional development day Hawai‘i CC’s Wo Learning Champions, Jessica Lerma and Sandra Claveria, toured Honolulu Community College. They visited Honolulu CC’s  Marine Education and Training Center where the college hosts ​a Small Vessel Fabrication and Repair program and also works … Continue reading

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