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Hawai‘i Community College and Arizona State University Partner to Offer College Students Transfer Pathways with MyPath2ASU® Collaboration

Hawai’i Community College is pleased to announce a new alliance with Arizona State University to provide students a seamless transfer experience with the MyPath2ASU® program. MyPath2ASU allows students to take the steps needed, at the start of their college experience, to successfully plan their transfer to ASU, ensuring a smooth transition process and student success.

Good Jobs Hawai‘i addresses workforce shortage with free short-term trainings

NOTE: This column appears in the August issue of the JCCIH Oshirase newsletter.


Since joining Hawai‘i Community College as Interim Chancellor on July 1, I have been learning about the college’s close connections with the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai‘i.

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Pualu: Weaving a Cooperative Culinary Journey

In the vibrant community of Laʻiʻōpua, where warmth and togetherness thrive, a new partnership has unfolded, igniting a flame of hope and opportunity for adults aspiring to explore the culinary industry. Laʻiʻōpua 2020, a non-profit organization deeply rooted in the spirit of unity, has joined hands with the Hawaiʻi Community College – Pālamanui Culinary Program, giving birth to a groundbreaking program called Hoʻokahua.

Hook to Plate: Local Culinary Pros Convene for Workshop All About Fish

A renowned Hawai‘i chef and an expert on Hawai‘i’s fishing industry teamed up on June 12 to share their knowledge about local catch during a workshop at the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus in North Kona.

Seventeen culinary professionals from restaurants in West Hawai‘i joined James Beard Award-Winning Chef George Mavrothalassitis and United Fishing Agency General Manager Brooks Takenaka to learn about fishing methods; how to break down fish to maximize the bottom line; preparation of different fish species; cooking techniques; and more.

Free Training Available in Administration of Justice Certificate Programs

Hawaiʻi Island residents are invited to apply for funding to support their enrollment in Administration of Justice certificate programs offered at Hawaiʻi Community College. Funding from the Good Jobs Hawai‘i initiative can support up to a year of tuition and fees for eligible students pursuing a Homeland Security Certificate or a Criminal Justice Addictions Professional Certificate from Hawai‘i CC.

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