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HAWAI'I CC COVID-19 INFORMATION
In response to the COVID-10 pandemic, Hawai'i Community College has implemented Required Prevention Measures and changes to campus operations to keep our community safe. Find more information about what you need to do to stay safe, please visit hawaii.hawaii.edu/covid-19.
Hawai'i CC Updates: A Phased Reopening for Fall 2020

This column appears in the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii August 2020 Newsletter.

Aloha,

Hawai‘i Community College is preparing for a safe, successful return to campus and has released its interim Phased Reopening Plan, which reflects the phases in the state of Hawai‘i’s Roadmap to Recovery and Resilience. You can find information about our reopening at the COVID-19 landing page.

Hawai‘i Community College - Pālamanui Hosts Drive-Through Graduation for Class of 2020

Graduates of the Hawai‘i Community College - Pālamanui campus in Kona celebrated their achievements with a drive-through graduation ceremony on Saturday, August 1.

Kūlia Scholarships Still Available for Residents Furloughed, Laid-off Due to COVID-19

More than 200 prospective students have already applied for a new University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges scholarship for Hawaiʻi residents whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kūlia Scholarship, which was announced on July 22, is designed to help those recently furloughed or unemployed.

Register by August 7 for the Ka'ao Student Success Conference

REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday, August 7.

 
Hawai'i Community College will welcome students back with a free virtual Student Success Conference. The conference will take place August 14, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hula as a Sustainable Practice

By Charlotte Cheek, Hawaiʻi Community College Sustainability Initiatives Coordinator and Kupu Community Resilience VISTA

In consultation with Drew Kapp, Hawaiʻi Community College Geography Instructor and Kūkūʻena Hula Cohort Member

Chancellor's Column: Preparing for a safe and successful return to campuses for Fall 2020

 

Aloha,

As Hawai‘i Community College looks forward to re-opening campuses this fall, the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and community is our top priority. Without that, we cannot deliver the high-quality academic programs and services that will help students advance their lives through higher education and in turn contribute to the economic renewal we so badly need. 

Spring 2020 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 2020 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 290 students have attained this distinction. Please join us in congratulating them!

Innovative Internship Helps Honoka'a Businesses

A new paid internship program in Honokaʻa is bringing together local youth, businesses and innovation coaches in an effort to help the community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic fallout.

Hawai'i CC Updates: Getting Ready for Recovery

Note: This column appeared in the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii Newsletter.

As the health crisis created by COVID-19 begins to slowly taper and our economy begins to re-open, it’s imperative that as a community we are prepared to help boost the recovery and create a more resilient economy that can better withstand future crises.