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HawCC, UHH host successful 2014 Earth Fair

HawCC and UH Hilo cosponsored Earth Fair 2014 with two days of events on April 11 and 12. Over 2,500 pre-kindergarten-12th grade students attended on Friday, April 11 at the UH Hilo campus, and over 200 HawCC students volunteered. The Earth … Continue reading

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Student wins Merrie Monarch lei contest

Mr. Kalei Cadawas, a Hawaiian Studies student at Hawai‘i Community College won the 2014 Merrie Monarch Lei Contest. Mr. Cadawas is from the island of Kaua‘i and has been in the Hawai‘i Life Styles Program for three semesters. Congratulations, Kalei!

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Proceeds from HPD ‘Run to Honor’ to benefit HawCC Administration of Justice scholarship

The Hawai‘i Police Department is hosting a 5k Run/2 Mile Walk/Keiki Fun Run on  Saturday, May 17. The proceeds from the event will go to establishing a Crime Stoppers/Police scholarship for HawCC Administration of Justice students. The full details of the … Continue reading

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Agriculture faculty Chris Jacobsen receives sustainability award

At the 2nd Annual Sustainability in Higher Education Summit held at Windward Community College on March 13-15, 2014, Hawai‘i Community College Agriculture instructor Chris Jacobsen was honored for his work in the area of sustainability. Believing that community health, well-being … Continue reading

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Te Waka Huia welcomed with kīpaepae

  On April 21, 2014 the Hawai‘i Community College Kauhale hosted a kīpaepae for Te Waka Huia. Te Waka Huia is a five-time national champion Maori dance troupe from Aotearoa (New Zealand). The group visited Hilo and performed during the … Continue reading

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Culinary Arts students cater 2014 Earth & Ocean Festival

Hawai‘i Community College was well-represented at the 2014 Earth & Ocean Festival in Kona on Saturday, April 12. Culinary Arts students from West Hawai‘i provided food, and Brie Day, Kelly Carter-Lynn, Paul Day and Carrie Kuwada-Phipps presented information at the event related to … Continue reading

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‘Ulu takes center stage at West Hawai‘i lunch activity

On Wednesday, April 2, members of the UH Center, West Hawai‘i and Hawai‘i Community College Culinary Arts program, along with the West Hawai‘i Student Council, organized a free “Hawaiian inspired” lunch activity for students. The event was titled: “E Ho‘opā … Continue reading

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New Hawai‘i Community College course opens up ocean of learning

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Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter Spring 2014 Induction

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its formal Spring 2014 Induction Ceremonies. Vice President of Membership Valerie Belcher served as Induction Chairperson, and Chapter President Helen Tak served as the MC. … Continue reading

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Student awarded scholarships to study in Morocco

Hawai‘i Community College student D’Anna Asher has been awarded scholarships for a summer Study Abroad program in Morocco with the School for International Training (SIT). D’Anna Asher has received three scholarships to help cover the cost of her summer program: … Continue reading

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Students shine at 16th Annual Hilo Culinary Classic

  Hawai‘i Community College hosted the 16th Annual Hilo Culinary Classic on Friday, April 4. Students worked long and hard to prepare their entries for this culinary competition, and the hard work was evident in their excellent displays. Many family … Continue reading

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UH — West O‘ahu Chancellor Rockne Freitas receives OSU alumni award

University of Hawai‘i — West O‘ahu Chancellor Rockne Freitas was recognized at the Oregon State University Alumni Association’s Spring Awards Celebration on April 25. Freitas is former chancellor of Hawai‘i Community College. University of Hawai‘i — West O‘ahu Chancellor Rockne … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i Community College is now on Instagram! Follow us @hawaiicc

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Live music, live sea creatures and much more at 2014 Earth Fair

HILO — Hawai‘i Community College and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo are pleased to announce that the 26th Annual Earth Fair will be a two-day event this year, taking place on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 in Hilo. … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, Graduation is coming soon, and I encourage all of you to attend our HawCC Spring 2014 Commencement with our graduates and their families. Commencement is our opportunity to recognize our students for the accomplishment of their educational goals and … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, March 14 presented a grand opportunity to Kīpaepae Welina, to formally welcome to our community Dr. Marty Fletcher, West Hawaiʻi’s University Center’s Director.  A truly Kauhale event, three vehicles loaded up with pahu (drums), pū (shell trumpets), … Continue reading

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HawCC kauhale hosts kīpaepae for Dr. Marty Fletcher

KEALAKEKUA — On Friday, March 14 members of the Hawai‘i Community College Kauhale hosted a Kīpaepae Hoʻokamaʻāina for the incoming Director of UH Center, West Hawai‘i, Dr. Kenneth “Marty” Fletcher. The University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents approved the hiring of … Continue reading

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Students, faculty and staff visit Hawai‘i Legislature to celebrate community college milestone

Members of the Hawai‘i Community College Kauhale went to the State Legislature on March 18 to help celebrate an important milestone: the 50th anniversary of the law that created the University of Hawai‘i Community College system. The event started with … Continue reading

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College to Career Internship Program is here!

Hawai’i Community College, with funding from the Department of Labor, is proud to announce the start of the College to Career Internship Program (C2C). Our mission is to enhance the future of our students by preparing them for employment through … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa members win awards for service

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently attended the Pacific Regional Convention held at Kapi‘olani Community College where they received awards for service completed in the 2013 calendar year. These awards included: … Continue reading

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Photos: Human Services Program

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Students from three programs work together on Diesel Mechanics training aide

Hawai‘i Community College Diesel Mechanics students rebuilt this Caterpillar 3406B diesel engine that came out of a D8N Dozer and are using it as a training aide for the DIMC-20 (Introduction to Diesel Engines). The Auto Body Repair and Painting … Continue reading

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HawCC to host 16th Annual Hilo Culinary Classic on April 4th

Hawai‘i CC students pose with their trophies and culinary creations at last year’s Hilo Culinary Classic.  HILO — The 16th Annual Hilo Culinary Classic is set for Friday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and it promises to be … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Earth Fair is on April 11th and 12th

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Fall 2013 Dean’s List

Hawai‘i Community College Dean’s List ~ Fall 2013 Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2013 semester. The Dean’s List requires students to have completed 12 or … Continue reading

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Haʻakūmalae announcements

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

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, I am pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Kenneth “Marty” Fletcher to fill the director position at the UH Center, West Hawai‘i.  The UH Board of Regents will meet on February 20, and is expected to confirm his appointment effective March … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou, In the active promotion of Hawaiʻi Papa O Ke Ao’s Goal Two: Strengthening Inter-Campus Relations, UH Hilo’s Kahakaʻula O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language invited HawCC’s UNUKUPUKUPU to offer a tribute of chants and dances at the … Continue reading

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Get ready for HawCC Day on Feb. 26

Hawai’i Community College will host “HawCC Day” on Wednesday, February 26 to showcase our academic programs and services for potential students and community leaders. About 500 students from local middle and high schools will visit the Manono Campus and become … Continue reading

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Diesel, Auto Body students collaborate on project

Students in Hawai‘i Community College’s Diesel Mechanics Program recently built a forward differential training aide. The unit was delivered to Auto Body Repair and Painting and prepared and painted by the students in that program under the supervision of Garrett … Continue reading

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