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Express Admissions Day events on July 27 and 29 will provide ‘one-stop shop’ for fall 2017 enrollment

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With the fall 2017 application deadline around the corner, Hawai‘i Community College will host enrollment workshops in Kona and Hilo to help students get started on their academic journey.

Express Admissions Day will take place at the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus in Kona on Thursday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and at the Manono campus in Hilo on Saturday, July 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

Alumni Profiles: At Hawai'i CC, Bruce Torres Fischer pursued a lifelong dream and discovered a new passion

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Bruce Torres Fischer remembers from a young age loving the Discovery Channel, the show Crocodile Hunter, being outside, looking at animals and having a general appreciation of nature.

 “It’s been a passion of mine since I was little,” Bruce said. “I want to be a biologist and want to work in conservation.”

The Natural Science program at Hawai‘i Community College has helped Bruce pursue that passion.

Hawai‘i CC to host car show featuring automotive celebrity Charley Hutton

1969 Chevrolet Camaro painted by ABRP instructors and alumni Garrett Fujioka and Colby Koreyasu.

Hawai‘i Community College will host a car show on Saturday, July 15 with featured guest Charley Hutton, one of the most talented and well-known automotive painters and fabricators in the world.

The Hawai‘i Community College Auto Body Repair & Painting Car Show will be at the Manono campus in Hilo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Pālamanui earns LEED Platinum certification for sustainable campus design

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The Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest rating possible in the sustainable building program.

“Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui is committed to being a community leader in West Hawai‘i in the areas of science, culture and conservation,” said Director of Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui Dr. Marty Fletcher. “By designing a campus to achieve the highest possible rating in the LEED sustainable building program we are demonstrating our commitment to those principles.”

Faculty and staff awards announced at year-end events

In the spirit of E 'Imi Pono (Seeking Excellence), Hawai'i Community College recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and dedication of faculty and staff with awards that are announced at the end of each academic year.

REGENTS MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erick Cremer, Assistant Professor

Hawai'i CC honors HPM Building Supply and NELHA with Mahalo Award

To fulfill its mission to provide high-quality, accessible education to the residents of Hawai‘i Island, Hawai'i Community College relies on the support of generous partner organizations. To formally recognize community-based organizations for their support, the college established the Mahalo Award in 1995.

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