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Kūpuna Helps Dedicate New Signage at Hawai‘i CC- Pālamanui

Members of the Hawai‘i Community College Kauhale celebrated new building signage at the Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui campus during an event on November 15.

PHOTO GALLERY: 3rd Annual Auto Body Repair & Painting Car Show

The Hawai'i Community College Auto Body Repair & Painting Program drew a crowd to campus on Saturday, July 13, 2019 for its third annual car show. Attendees were able to view a variety of vehicles, enjoyed live music, prizes and more. 

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AGRICULTURE STUDENT RECEIVES TSUJI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Jericho Tobin, the inaugural recipient of the Representative Clift Tsuji Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Hawai'i Community College Agriculture Program, celebrated the gift at a luncheon recently with Tsuji’s son, Ash Tsuji; Tsuji’s former campaign manager, Jack Fujii; and Hawai‘i CC Agriculture Professor Lew Nakamura.

Tobin received the scholarship this past academic year, and he graduated from the Hawai‘i CC Agriculture program on May 10.

‘COMMUNITY OF HEI’ WORKSHOPS TEACH AN ANCIENT HAWAIIAN TRADITION

The ancient Hawaiian method of communicating and recounting stories by creating string figures, known as hei, was the focus of a series of workshops during the spring 2018 semester at Hawai‘i Community College and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. 

“In the Hawaiian language, the word hei means to net, ensnare, entangle — and furthermore to be adept and absorb knowledge or a skill,” said Rebecca Jacobs, an English instructor at Hawai'i CC, who helped lead the workshops. “Hei is also the term for a string figure.”

30TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS WITH THE CHEFS TO RAISE MONEY FOR CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS

Kick off the holiday season and celebrate the 30th year of the festive Christmas with the Chefs, Saturday, Dec.1. The annual gala is on the seaside grounds of Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel from 5:30-8 p.m.

Members of the American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Associationwill delight attendees with plates of expertly prepared savory cuisine and delectable holiday treats—all accompanied by handcrafted ales, choice wines and 100 percent Kona coffee.

CULINARY ARTS AND AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS HELP PROVIDE MEALS TO EVACUEES

Hawaiʻi Community College has partnered with The Salvation Army to provide meals to residents displaced by the Puna lava flow and Kīlauea ash eruption who are staying at emergency shelters in Pāhoa and Keaʻau. Hawaiʻi CC’s Culinary Arts program is preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner several days a week for approximately 300 people at each meal.

JAPANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF HAWAII DONATES $10,000 TO HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE

At a mahalo luncheon on February 28, members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai‘i presented a check for $10,000 to Hawai‘i Community College. The generous donation was made using proceeds from the 19th Annual “A Taste of Hilo” that took place in October 2017.

STUDENTS AND U.S. MARINES WORK TOGETHER TO CLEAR PĀLAMANUI NATURE TRAIL

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui students and faculty recently teamed up with about 50 U.S. Marines and other community members to build the new Pālamanui Nature Trail that extends south from the campus into an area that was once a dry land forest. 

It’s one of four trails near the campus that have been cleared in the past few years as the campus has been established in North Kona.

WOMEN IN TRANSITION: MOVING FORWARD

Did you ever think about going back to school or work or just embarking on a different life transition? 

At a recent event at the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus, the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Kona Branch, in partnership with the University Center - West Hawai’i, sponsored a workshop titled: “Women in Transition: Moving Forward” prepared many women making that life changing transition a successful one.

ANNUAL MAHALO BREAKFAST BRINGS TOGETHER SCHOLARSHIP DONORS AND RECIPIENTS TO CELEBRATE THE IMPACT OF GIVING

Hawai'i Community College and the University of Hawai'i Foundation welcomed foundation donors and student scholarship recipients to the third annual Donor Mahalo and Student Scholarship Recognition Breakfast on November 3.  The event was held at the Hawai'i CC Manono Campus cafeteria with nearly 100 in attendance.

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