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Students encouraged to take 2018 UH System Student Food Security Survey

Vegetables growing in the Hawai'i CC Agriculture program greenhouse.

All Hawai'i Community College students (18 years and older) are being invited to participate in a new research project entitled, 2018 UH System Student Food Security Survey. The purpose of the study is to understand food insecurity on campus and student perceptions and experiences around diet choices. Participation in the study will help inform programs, services, and policies aimed at promoting health and food security among college students in Hawai‘i and beyond.

IT students gain valuable experience through Akamai Internship Program

Christopher Roof and Elton Nakagawa

Two Information Technology (IT) students participated in the Akamai Internship Program in the summer of 2017, which provided the students with valuable hands-on experience.

Christopher Roof interned at the Institute for Astronomy. He programmed using Python scripts to collect weather data and to store the results in a PostgreSQL database. He has been retained as a part-time observatory technician working on new projects in BASH scripting. He graduated from the Hawaiʻi CC IT program in May 2017 and is now a computer science major at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

Hawai'i Community College announces fall 2017 Dean's List


Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the fall 2017 semester. The Dean’s List requires students to have completed 12 or more credits for a letter grade achieving a grade point average of at least 3.5 (B+) for the semester. The attached 299 students have attained this distinction. Please join us in congratulating them!


Carpentry professor honored for distinguished service to Hawai'i CC

gene with students

Hawaiʻi Community College Professor Gene Harada has been recognized with the University of Hawaiʻi Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service. He is a proud Hawaiʻi CC alumnus and has taught at the school for almost 27 years. He is described as a true mentor to his students, training them to be professional, to show up on time and to do things right the first time.

International Education Committee to host lectures by Fulbright Scholars on March 14 and 15

photo of the lecturers

The Hawai‘i Community College International Education Committee is pleased to announce that Fulbright Scholars from India and Turkey will present lectures on March 14 and 15 at the Manono campus in Hilo.

Soudhamini, a filmmaker and artist from India, will present Virtual Reality: New Possibilities for Storytelling” on Wednesday, March 14 at 2 p.m. in Kaneikeao (Building 379-1).