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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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POM office assistant a winner in two canoe races

Trevella Williams, Temporary Office Assistant for POM, and her canoe paddling team recently participated in the Arnold Nathaniel Race, sponsored by Kamehameha Canoe Club (6 miles) and the Kawaihae Long Distance Race (9 miles).  Her team won 1st place in both events. — … Continue reading

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An incredible week of dance, June 14-21

Contemporary Dance on the Big Island will turn 40 this year with a flurry of unique performances for dance newbies to aficionados. These events will take place in three charming culture and arts venues—Volcano Art Center, Kalani Honua in Kalapana, … Continue reading

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Funds awarded to explore study abroad partnership in Ireland

Pam Scheffler and Elizabeth Niemeyer were awarded funds by the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland to participate in a familiarization trip with hopes of developing a study abroad program for Hawai’i CC students.  They will use this visit to plan … Continue reading

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Summer Career Explorations Program gives high school students preview of college

Summer Career Explorations delivers insight into the career field students are most interested in pursuing, allowing them to really determine if their dream job is the right job. But more importantly it shows them the value of continuing their education and … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Message

Aloha, I would like to extend a big mahalo to everyone who contributed to Hawai‘i Community College’s float entry in the Merrie Monarch Parade, which placed second in the float competition out of dozens of entries. The theme “Sail to … Continue reading

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Kauhale Message

Aloha Kauhale Kākou! Merrie Monarch is really an exquisite opportunity to inform the world of the spirit that makes Hawaiʻi Community College a special place.  HawCCʻs Kīpaepae Committee and Haʻakūmalae Protocols Program, together with community partners, facilitates a Kīpaepae Welina, … Continue reading

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HawCC floats take 2nd place in Merrie Monarch Parade

HawCC’s participation in the 2014 Merrie Monarch Parade earned a 2nd place trophy in the float division! Dozens of members of the HawCC Kauhale — including administration, faculty, staff and students — volunteered their time to plan the floats, put … Continue reading

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Tree planting in West Hawai‘i

Halaulani Transfer and Success Center along with Richard Stevens of Hawai‘i Community College planted 1,000 native trees recently at the West Hawai’i Veterans Cemetery. This was done with the help of college students, teachers, staff and community members.  

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Message from VCSA Jason Cifra on student fees issue

Aloha Kākou, There has been some discussion of Hawai‘i Community College student fees in the news media in past weeks. I want to share with you pertinent information surrounding the issues, clear up some misinformation, and talk about what’s happening … Continue reading

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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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