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Graduation Information

Hawaiʻi CC East Hawaiʻi Celebration: Friday, May 14, 2021


  • Location: Manono Campus (Hilo), 1175 Manono Street Hilo, HI 96720 
  • Time: 9:30AM-2:30PM
  • Watch the YouTube Live Stream at the Hawai'i CC YouTube Channel. 

Nā Leo TV Broadcast

This broadcast will include students from both East and West Hawaiʻi. 

  • Cable Channels: 54
  • Premiere Time: 6PM
  • Video will continue to air and will be available at the Nā Leo TV website.

Questions regarding commencement can be forwarded to commencement co-chairperson, Kesha Kubo at (808) 934-2800 or by email.  For disability accommodations, please contact Mari Giel at (808) 934-2725 V/TTY or by email


Hawaiʻi CC Pālamanui Rehearsal, Friday, May 7, 2021

  • Time: 5:30 p.m. on Zoom. Grads consult your emailed invitation for Zoom address and password

Hawaiʻi CC Pālamanui Commencement Drive-Through Ceremony, Saturday, May 15, 2021

  • Location: Pālamanui Campus, Kailua-Kona
  • Time: 10 am - 1:30 pm
  • Grads will be given a drive through time between 10 am - 1pm
  • Only the graduates will be allowed to exit their vehicle.
  • All individuals in the vehicle are required to wear masks while on campus property

For disability accommodations and other questions, please contact Pālamanui Student Services at (808) 969-8816.