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Students from several programs collaborate on tasty pasta giveaway project


The Arugula Pesto Pasta Giveaway on April 17, a unique collaboration between students in several academic programs, was a fun, healthy success that led to 60 students getting a free entrée.

The project sprouted from the Hawai‘i Student Success Institute after Agriculture Instructor Lew Nakamura, English Instructor Sharon Dansereau, Associate Professor of Art Meidor Hu, and Counselor Karen Crowell attended a workshop on seed sharing.

Hawai'i CC Children's Center has openings for 2017-2018

The Hawai'i Community College Children's Center has openings for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Children’s Center provides care and education for children 18 months to 5 years of age for children of students, faculty, and staff of Hawai'i Community College and University of Hawai'i at Hilo. Teachers at the Children’s Center have specialties in Early Childhood Education.

JCCIH donation to benefit Hawai'i CC students

Group photo showing JCCIH donation

At a mahalo luncheon last month, members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai‘i presented a check for $10,000 to Hawai‘i Community College. This generous donation was made using proceeds from the 18th Annual “A Taste of Hilo” that took place in October 2016.

Earth Day events happening in Hilo and Kona

Students in an Environmental Science class at Hawai'i Community College – Pālamanui.

Hawai'i Community College will be celebrating Earth Day with lots of fun educational events in Hilo and Kona. Join us!


Hawai'i CC and UH Hilo are hosting the 29th Annual Hawai'i CC and UH Hilo Earth Day Fair and Career Conservation Day on Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be an Earth Day Fair Concert from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Campus Center Plaza. The Earth Fair is free and will again be held on the upper UH Hilo campus Campus Center Plaza and Library Lanai.

Bishop Museum exhibit features cordwork created by Hawai'i CC professor

The Hawaiian cordwork done by Taupōuri Tangarō, director of Hawaiian culture and protocols engagement for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College, is currently featured in an exhibit at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu called Hulia ʻAno: Inspired Patterns. The museum is the world premier center for Hawaiian and Oceanic material arts and the exhibit features the patterns found in Hawaiian creative works.

Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter inducts new members

2017 PTK Induction Ceremony

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its formal Spring 2017 Induction Ceremonies. Vice President of Membership Charles Bauguess served as Induction Chairperson, and Chapter President Nicholas Eisen served as the Master of Ceremonies. English Lecturer Rebecca Jacobs delivered the keynote address.

Hawai‘i CC’s Phi Theta Kappa wins big at the 2017 regional convention

PTK Group Picture

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attended the 2017 Pacific Regional Convention at Kapi‘olani Community College where they were recognized with chapter and individual awards.  These awards included: