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Hawai‘i CC Professor to premiere new dance piece ‘Poli‘ahu v. Pele’ on Friday, September 16

Photo of dance performers.

Dr. Trina Nahm-Mijo, Professor of Dance, Psychology and Women’s Studies at Hawai‘i Community College, will premiere a new piece titled: “Poli‘ahu v. Pele” on Friday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s Performing Arts Center.

Poli‘ahu v. Pele will premier at “Dance Collective,” a new show that organizers plan to present annually. Dance Collective was conceived and directed by Dori Yamada and sponsored by the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center.

Zumba, prizes and more during Welcome Back Week activities

map showing schedule of activities

Hawai'i Community College Student Government is hosting a “Welcome Back Week” for all Hawai'i CC Students. Welcome Back Week will commence on the first day of instruction, August 22nd. There are activities planned for each day, so be sure to check it out.

Below is a schedule of Welcome Back Week Events that are sponsored by ASUH-Hawai'i CC Student Government.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Last Call for Fall Express Registration event on August 16 and 17 will make registering for classes easy

Flyer for Last Call for Fall

Hawai‘i Community College's "Last Call for Fall Express Registration" is a two-day event that will bring together services to help make registering for fall classes more convenient.

The event will provide “one-stop shopping” for orientation, academic advising and class registration. Refreshments will also be available.

Last Call for Fall is happening Tuesday and Wednesday, August 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Manono campus in Hilo. To participate, students should check in at the Counseling Office (Bldg. 379) when they come to the event.

Practical Nursing students celebrate completion of program at pinning ceremony

Student receives his nursing pin at the nursing ceremony.

Seven Hawai'i Community College students recently celebrated the successful completion of the college's Practical Nursing program that prepares them to be Licensed Practical Nurses. At a pinning ceremony on July 15, the graduates celebrated their success with administrators, faculty, staff, friends and family. Congratulations, students! For more photos, see the photo gallery below.

To learn more about the Hawai'i CC Nursing program, please visit

Process Technology and General Maintenance program being offered at Hawai‘i Community College

The Hawai‘i Community College Office of Continuing Education and Training is offering a non-credit Process Technology and General Maintenance program at the Hawai‘i CC campus in Hilo.

Hawai‘i CC has partnered with local industry and commercial entities to develop this 17-week/112-hour program that will provide the required training and hands-on experience for entry-level positions in process technology departments and building maintenance.

The program is from August 30 to December 22 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Express Admissions Day workshop set for July 28; application deadline for fall semester is August 1

Photo of students at express admissions day

The deadline to apply for the fall semester at Hawai‘i Community College in Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui in Kona is Monday, August 1. Classes start August 22.

Hawai‘i CC is hosting an Express Admissions Day enrollment workshop on Thursday, July 28 from 4 – 8 p.m. The event, which is happening at the Hilo campus and the Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui campus in Kona, will help prospective students navigate the enrollment process. Attendees can complete an application, receive their student number, and learn about other key steps such as orientation and class registration.