Top of Page

Faculty and Staff Awards

Photos showing 2015-2016 campus awards recipients
 
In the spirit of E 'Imi Pono (Seeking Excellence) we honor and recognize annually members of our 'Ohana for their outstanding service and support to our Kauhale. Nominations are open for the 2017 faculty and staff awards as shown below. The deadline for most awards is March 17, 2017. Deadlines for each award are noted in the Nomination Information documents.
 

Hawai'i Community College Campus Awards

  • Mahalo Award

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

The Mahalo Award was established in 1995 to recognize community-based organizations, companies or associations for their support of the educational programs at Hawai'i CC. The nominees may be civic organizations, clubs, professional associations, or companies in the community. These will usually be organizations located on Hawai'i Island.

  • Innovation Award

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

The purpose of the Innovation Award is to recognize:
1. A significant innovation that positively impacts the education of students of the college, and/or positively impacts the College’s operations; and
2. The employees(s) who designed and implemented the innovation

  • Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Service

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

The purpose of the award is to recognize individual employees who have provided outstanding service to Hawai’i Community College.

  • Outstanding Lecturer Award

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

The College annually recognizes one lecturer or casual instructor for outstanding teaching.

  • Outstanding Staff Member Award

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

The purpose of this award is to give recognition to a UHCC civil service or APT employee for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and/or the fostering of excellence in higher education.

 

University of Hawai'i System and State of Hawai'i Awards

  • Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

Nomination Form (PDF)

Link to UH System Page

Each year the Board of Regents recognizes one faculty member at each campus for excellence in teaching.

  • Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Link to UH System Page

NOTE: Hawai'i CC faculty are not eligible for this award every year. The next year Hawai'i CC faculty will be eligible is 2018-2019.

The Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes dedication and demonstrated excellence as teachers of undergraduate students. It was established as a memorial to the late Frances Davis, who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and UH Manoa for 19 years.

  • Masaki and Momoe Kunimoto Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Vocational Education 

Nomination Information (PDF) with criteria, process and deadline

Award Schedule (PDF)

Link to UH System Page

The Masaki and Momoe Kunimoto Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Career and Technical Education rewards outstanding achievement and significant contribution to vocational and technical education by a community college faculty member or student.

  • Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University

Link to UH System page

The Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University recognizes exemplary service to the university by a UH employee. It was established by the Board of Regents in 1969 to honor the long-time UH employee and secretary to the board.

  • President's Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance

Link to UH System page

The President’s Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance honors UH employees who exhibit dedication and sustained superior performance in a maintenance, landscaping, custodial, shop or trucking position.

  • Governor's Awards

Link to Governor's Awards announcement and documents

The Governor’s Awards for Distinguished State Service are part of the state’s employee recognition and incentive program that is administered by the State Department of Human Resources Development. The three (3) awards – Employee of the Year, Manager of the Year, and Team of the Year – are designed to honor the state’s executive branch employees and managers who exemplify the highest caliber of public service and dedication in serving the people of Hawai‘i.