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Hawai'i CC shows support at annual 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' event

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes trophies

Hawai'i Community College was well represented at the YWCA Hawai'i Island sixth annual “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes” event on Saturday, October 22.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jason Cifra won first place for shoe design and third place for money raised.

Celebrate Filipino History Month at book presentation

HawCC Mabuhay Club

October is Filipino History Month! The Hawai'i Community College Mabuhay Club will host an enlightening presentation of the book: "Filipinas! Voices from the Descendants and Daughters of Hawaii's Plantation Era" presented by the wonderful Romel Dela Cruz. Book editor Dr. Patricia Brown will be in attendance. 

Electronics Technology student develops safety system for observatory during summer internship

Electronics Technology student Eric Paopao.

Electronics Technology student Eric Paopao participated in the 2016 Akamai Internship Program during the summer and helped develop a safety mechanism at the UH88 Observatory on Mauna Kea.

Eric, a second-year Electronics Technology student at Hawai‘i Community College, was one of 29 students from Hawai‘i to participate in the internship this year, many of them coming from other University of Hawai‘i campuses.

Skills development classes offered in partnership with Workforce Development Division

Brochure for WDD classes.

The Hawai'i Community College Office of Continuing Education & Training is offering classes this fall that can help job seekers and employees acquire new skills or upgrade existing skills to advance their careers. The classes being offered are:

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Writing and Grammar Refresher Workshop
  • Conflict Resolution Workshop
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Dynamics of Leadership

(For details click on the flyer above).

The classes will be held at the Workforce Development Division at 1900 Kinoole St. in Hilo. 

Hawai‘i CC Professor to premiere new dance piece ‘Poli‘ahu v. Pele’ on Friday, September 16

Photo of dance performers.

Dr. Trina Nahm-Mijo, Professor of Dance, Psychology and Women’s Studies at Hawai‘i Community College, will premiere a new piece titled: “Poli‘ahu v. Pele” on Friday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s Performing Arts Center.

Poli‘ahu v. Pele will premier at “Dance Collective,” a new show that organizers plan to present annually. Dance Collective was conceived and directed by Dori Yamada and sponsored by the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center.

Zumba, prizes and more during Welcome Back Week activities

map showing schedule of activities

Hawai'i Community College Student Government is hosting a “Welcome Back Week” for all Hawai'i CC Students. Welcome Back Week will commence on the first day of instruction, August 22nd. There are activities planned for each day, so be sure to check it out.

Below is a schedule of Welcome Back Week Events that are sponsored by ASUH-Hawai'i CC Student Government.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Last Call for Fall Express Registration event on August 16 and 17 will make registering for classes easy

Flyer for Last Call for Fall

Hawai‘i Community College's "Last Call for Fall Express Registration" is a two-day event that will bring together services to help make registering for fall classes more convenient.

The event will provide “one-stop shopping” for orientation, academic advising and class registration. Refreshments will also be available.

Last Call for Fall is happening Tuesday and Wednesday, August 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Manono campus in Hilo. To participate, students should check in at the Counseling Office (Bldg. 379) when they come to the event.

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