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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.

Three North Hawai‘i High Schools Explore Career Pathways with the Health Care Medical Assisting Class

Students from three North Hawai‘i high schools are enrolled in a year-long medical assisting class that prepares them to sit for a national licensure exam. They convened for their first lab class on Thursday, Oct.

Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter Hosts Pacific Regional and Leadership Honors Conference

Hawai'i Community College's Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society hosted the Fall 2019 Pacific Regional Leadership and Honors Conference on October 5 and 6, 2019. Phi Theta Kappa students and advisors from Hawai‘i CC, Honolulu CC, Kapi‘olani CC, Kaua‘i CC, Leeward CC, and Waipahu High School’s Early College program participated in an informative, stimulating, and fun-filled weekend.

Huaka'i to Kahoʻolawe Gives Students Rich Experience

By Drew Kapp, Hawai'i CC Geography Instructor – In August 2019 a hui, a group, of our current and former students traveled to the island of Kahoʻolawe and were hosted by Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana. Months earlier Environmental Science/Botany lecturer Allie Atkins and I had begun the process of orienting the students to the experience, and we met several times over the summer, to prepare for the journey, bond as a hui, review protocols, share research about Kahoʻolawe, and engage in deep discussions around aloha ʻāina. The students chose to give themselves the name Kahoʻiwai

Hawai'i CC Hosts Conference Devoted to Advancing the Needs of Filipino Students

Hawaiʻi Community College hosted the 31st University of Hawai’i system-wide Pamantasan conference in Hilo on Friday, October 18. First established more than 30 years ago, the UH Pamantasan Council consists of administrators, faculty, staff and students in the UH system committed to addressing the needs of Filipino students in Hawai’i.

PHOTO GALLERY: Licensed Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony 2019

Congratulations to the Licensed Practical Nursing students who earned their Certificates of Achievement and celebrated with a pinning ceremony on Friday, July 19. See photo gallery.

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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Former tutor donates to the Hawai'i CC Learning Center

A decades old promise has turned into a donation to the Hawai'i Community College Learning Center.

Chanh Chi, who was a tutor at the Learning Center 25 years ago, recently made a generous donation of $6,000 to establish a Learning Center enrichment fund. On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Chi and his family returned to the Learning Center and spent time with the current tutors, faculty, staff and administrators of Hawai'i CC.


Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2018 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 263 students have attained this distinction. Please join us in congratulating them!