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New members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society inducted their Fall 2012 members on Oct. 25, 2012. Chartered in 1993, Alpha Psi Epsilon and its members represent the top 10 percent of students enrolled … Continue reading

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Regents award Narimatsu Emerita Professor title

Retired Hawaii Community College Professor Sara Narimatsu has been awarded the status of Emerita Professor, a title that reflects her dedication to HawCC during her 32-year career. The University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents bestowed the title upon Narimatsu at … Continue reading

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Melany Ayudan’s Kīpaepae Hoʻokuʻu (Releasing Ceremony)

On Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, HawCC participated in a Kīpaepae Hoʻokuʻu (Releasing Ceremony) for Melany Ayudan, Secretary to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Mel accepted a position with the University of Hawai’i at Hilo as Secretary to the Dean … Continue reading

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Many Ha’akumalae events during last two months

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of Hawaiʻi protocols leadership at Hawaiʻi Community College and the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center. As an active member in our Hawaiʻi Community College and Hawaiʻi Island Community, there are … Continue reading

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First set of HawCC intranet modules available

Since 1998, the Hawaii Community College website has served dual purposes as a public website servicing students and the community, and as an internal site with data related to faculty and staff needs. With the launch of our website redesign … Continue reading

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Christmas party is coming Dec. 12; stay tuned for details

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Mahalo for work on Standard III self-evaluation

Mahalo to the members of the Standard III: Resources Self-Evaluation Committee. This was a very important, two-year process beginning in the fall semester, 2010. Major contributions were made by: Mari Chang, Shana Kojiro, Standard III. A. Human Resources Bill Affonso, … Continue reading

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Co-chair says ‘mahalo’ for work on accreditation

On behalf of Co-Chairs Raynette “Kalei” Haleamau-Kam and the late Mike Saito, we would like to say thank you to the Hawaii Community College 2010-2012 Standard I Accreditation Team for all their support and generous time serving as a committee member.  We … Continue reading

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Mahalo for work on Standard II of the Self-Evaluation Study

A huge Mahalo to Anne Chung, Sandra Claveria, Christina Hoffmann, Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoleohaililani , Mitch Soares, Willow Aureala, Christine Quintana, Bert Sambueno, Hettie Scofield, Lari-Anne Au, Kalyan Meola, Nancy Schein and Laurel Gregory for their valuable contributions to Standard II of … Continue reading

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2012 Commencement Information

Hawaii Community College Commencement Date: Friday, May 11, 2012 Seating: 6:00 p.m Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. Location: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium Faculty, please arrive by 6:15 p.m. at Aunty Sally’s Lu‘au Hale to dress into your regalia if you plan to … Continue reading

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HawCC Students Beat Adversity on their way to Graduation

These student profiles were featured in the Hawaii Tribune Herald on Friday, May 4, 2012. Here is a link to the Tribune Herald version: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/sections/news/community/college-students-beat-adversity-way-graduation.html On Friday, May 11, 2012, Hawaii Community College will celebrate the Commencement ceremony of 445 … Continue reading

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HawCC Students Build New DHHL Home

HawCC students are highlighted in an article in the Big Island News Center on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Click here to view the Big Island News Center article By: Sherry Bracken Students at Hilo’s Hawaii Community College’s vocational technical program … Continue reading

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Palamanui Campus One Step Closer

The Big Island News Center highlighted the Palamanui Campus in an article on Monday, May 7, 2012. Click here to view the Big Island News Center article By: Sherry Bracken The Hawaii State Legislature has agreed to appropriate $7.5 million … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter – Spring 2012 Induction

On Friday, March 23, 2012, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its formal Spring 2012 Induction Ceremonies.  Vice President of Membership Chasity Hatori served as Induction Chairperson and Vice President of Scholarship Marcy Martinez served as … Continue reading

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2012 Student Recognition Ceremony

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Spring 2012 Commencement Information

Reminders: Please respond to Helen Nishimoto as soon as you know who will be the faculty escort(s) for your program. Thank you to all who have been assisting with cutting and sewing kihei. We still need your kokua. We will … Continue reading

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Special Programs at West Hawaii

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Great Leaps Dance Concert

Tickets are currently on sale for the May 2 performance of Great Leaps. It is the traditional end-of-semester dance concert, which showcases performances by students in the University of Hawai`i at Hilo’s Performing Arts Department and Hawai`i Community College. The … Continue reading

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UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra in Concert

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo’s Performing Arts Department, in cooperation with the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center, presents its end-of-semester concert. The UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra Cinco de Mayo Concert will be on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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2012 Annual Hilo Culinary Classic

Hawaii Community College’s Annual Hilo Culinary Classic was held on Friday, April 13, 2012 at the Manono Cafeteria. There were many community members who attended the event, as well as family members of the culinary students. The attendees were able … Continue reading

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Nursing Program Students

Students in the Associate Degree in Nursing Program have a very busy schedule. On the day prior to their clinical day, they have to go up to the clinical site to gather information about their patients for the next day. … Continue reading

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Haakumalae at Red Cloud Indian School

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, Attached you will find a write up and photo gallery of our Haʻakūmalae protocols and cultural exchange with Red Cloud Indian School of Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. The writeup is exhilarating. Yes, this is what we … Continue reading

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In Memory of Mamie Shaffer

Hawaii Community College’s former instructor, Mamie Shaffer, passed away on February 26, 2012, in California. Her memorial service was on April 25, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., and was held at the Holy Apostles Episcopal Church.

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Campus Closure Annoucement

FROM: James Yoshida Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs SUBJECT: Reduced Campus Operations on Non-Instructional Days Announcement Saturday, March 24, 2012 thru Sunday, April 1, 2012 In support of the UH efforts to reduce energy consumption and recover cost savings, … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Commencement

HawCC Rehearsal (Mandatory): Friday May 11, 2012 Location: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Time: 12:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided at rehearsal. HawCC Commencement Ceremony: Friday May 11, 2012 Location: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Check-In Time: Please check-in at the entrance … Continue reading

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Seeking Human Interest Stories for 2012 Graduates

Aloha, Do you know of any 2012 graduating student whose story should be heard? If you know of any student with an outstanding or remarkable story, please contact Megan Saito at 934-2506 or msaito3@hawaii.edu Their story could be featured in … Continue reading

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Seeking 2012 Graduation Student Speaker

LOOKING FOR A STUDENT SPEAKER FOR COMMENCEMENT Do you know of a student who has a knack for public speaking and is graduating this year? Is there a graduating student you know that would be a great representative of their … Continue reading

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HawCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Wins At Regionals!

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently attended the Pacific Regional Convention held at Heald College in Honolulu where they received awards for service completed in the 2011 year.  These awards included: … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa’s 2012 Induction Ceremony

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, the Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, the international honor society for two year colleges held their spring 2012 Induction Ceremony. Families and friends attended the event. The guest speaker … Continue reading

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“What’s In Your Future – Adults In Transition”

If you know anyone in North Hawaii who has been thinking about going back to college or starting college, especially if they are age 25 or older, please encourage them to attend the “What’s in Your Future – Adults in … Continue reading

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