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Fall 2016 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 2016 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. 343 students have attained this distinction this semester. Please join us in congratulating them!

Hawai'i CC celebrates cultures of the world during International Education Week

Photo contest winner

Hawai‘i Community College celebrated International Education Week from Nov. 14-17, culminating in the popular “World Culture Night” event at the campus cafeteria in Hilo.

World Culture Night featured an International Photo Contest, food prepared by Hawai‘i CC’s Culinary Arts students, displays, a lecture by Hawai‘i CC professor Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō, a Korean mythology puppet show by Bonnie Kim, and more.

Hawai‘i Community College hosting Express Admissions and Enrollment Workshops as spring application deadline approaches

express admissions day flyer

Hawai'i Community College will be hosting Express Admissions and Enrollment Workshops to help students enroll for the spring 2017 semester.

The workshops will take place Saturdays, Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Hawai‘i CC campus in Hilo and the Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui campus in Kona.

The deadline to apply for the spring 2017 semester is Thursday, Dec. 15. Classes start Jan. 9.

Fulbright visiting scholar to present on small scale biogas for electricity

picture of fulbright scholar

Fulbright scholar Tjokorda Gde Tirta Nindhia, who is visiting from Indonesia, will present a lecture titled "Small Scale Biogas for Electricity (Indonesia Case Study)." Happening Thursday, November 10 at 5 p.m. in Kaneikeao (Building 379) at the Hawai'i CC campus in Hilo. Dr. Nindhia is a professor in the Engineering faculty at Uduyana Univesity in Bali, Indonesia.  He is currently on a Fulbright fellowship at Michigan State University working at the anaerobic digestion research and education research center (ADREC).

Free events happening during International Education Week 2016 starting Nov. 14

Poster for IEW

Hawai'i Community College's celebration of International Education Week 2016 will feature a series of cultural events that focus on this year's theme of "Myths and Legends."

Featured events include international tea and coffee tastings, exhibits highlighting a recent trip to Ireland by a group from Hawai'i CC, and the always popular Hawai'i CC World Culture Night. (See flyer above for details).

Photos from last year's World Culture Night:

'I Moving Lab' dance show and artists' talk happening Nov. 14 and 15

I Moving Lab flyer

The "I Moving Lab" will arrive for the first time in Hilo this month, the latest iteration in a series of international lab-based convenings with intercultural arts practitioners and creative collaborators Jack Gray (Aotearoa), Dåkot-ta Alcantara-Camacho (Guåhan), Sammay Dizon (Phillippines) and Marýa Wethers (USA).

Marketing students study Pokemon Go phenomenon

Group photo of Marketing students.

Pokemon Go became a highly lucrative pop culture craze during the past year, making it a perfect topic to study for Hawai‘i Community College students enrolled in MKT 120: Principles of Marketing. The students’ project concluded on Halloween with games and prizes at the various Poke Stops on the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo campus.