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Hawai'i CC Updates: Legislative Priorities 2023

Aloha,

Hawai‘i Community College is proud to educate the workforce of Hawai‘i Island, training the future nurses, teachers, auto mechanics, carpenters and many others who make our communities vibrant, healthy and strong.

Fall 2022 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 2022 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 following 206 students have attained this distinction.  Please join us in congratulating them!

Culinary Arts students celebrate with ho'ike

During a ho'ike on Thursday, November 10, 2022 students celebrated their knowledge and the completion of a free program that allows them to venture into the culinary industry. La`i`opua 2020 and Hawai’i Community College - Palamanui collaborated on the program, which was funded by a County of Hawai'i grant. 

With ‘ohana-based approach, Kō Education Center strives to be model rural education site

In many ways, colleges are designed for young adults without major work and family responsibilities. But that picture of the “traditional” college student does not reflect reality for many students and potential students living in rural areas like the Hāmākua coast and the North Hawai‘i region.

Hawai'i CC Updates: More Online Options, New Opportunities in Business Programs

NOTE: This column appeared in the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii (JCCIH) monthly newsletter.

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IN THE NEWS: IT and Cybersecurity Program Growing With Help From New Grant

The following article appeared in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald on August 2, 2022. For more information about the Information Technology program contact Carrie Butler at cjbutler@hawaii.edu

Spring 2022 Dean's List Announced

Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2022 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 219 students have attained this distinction. Please join us in congratulating them!

Prepare for a Successful Semester at the Ka'ao Student Success Conference, August 12

In preparation for the Fall 2022 semester, Hawai'i Community College students are invited to join the Ka'ao Student Success Conference on Friday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. 

Ka’u High Students Earn Dual-Credit Agriculture Certificates

At Ka‘ū High & Pahala Elementary School (KHPES) they are teaching students to dream big, and on May 13, 2022 some of those dreams were realized as 18 students earned certificates in Agriculture from Hawai‘i Community College. 

“I think it’s a pretty cool thing to be in high school and getting a college certificate,” said Collin Hanshew, a junior who is earning a 24-credit Certificate of Achievement in Agriculture. “I can say I’m the first in my family to do that, so it’s sort of a bragging moment.”