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VETERANS RESOURCE, EDUCATION AND JOB FAIR HAPPENING AT HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE ON FRIDAY, JULY 8

Hawai‘i Community College and the Hilo Veterans Center are pleased to announce they will host a Veterans Resource, Education and Job Fair at the Hawai‘i CC campus in Hilo on Friday, July 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

“There are many resources available in the community to help veterans with careers and education,” said Sue Dunwoody, the Hawai‘i CC Veteran Program Specialist. “The goal of this event is to bring those resources together in one place so it’s easy for veterans to get information and make connections that will help them succeed.”

STUDENTS BUILD HOUSE FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN FAMILY THROUGH 'MODEL HOME PROJECT'

During a dedication ceremony in Hilo, a Native Hawaiian family received the keys to a new home that was custom built from the ground up by Hawai‘i Community College students during the past academic year.

The college, the family, and community partners dedicated the home in the Keaukaha area of Hilo on Thursday, May 12.

COMMUNITY CELEBRATES OPENING OF HAWAI‘I CC – PĀLAMANUI DURING TWO DAYS OF EVENTS

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui hosted events on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27 to celebrate the opening of the new campus in West Hawai‘i.

The college conducted a Moku Ka Piko ceremony on Friday to bless the campus. Moku Ka Piko is a traditional ceremony that blesses and dedicates a newly constructed home. It literally means “to sever the umbilical cord” as the opening of a new home is likened to the birth of a child. The ceremony acknowledged Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui as the new home for higher education in West Hawai‘i.

LIVE MUSIC, FOOD AND MORE AT THE PĀLAMANUI OPEN HOUSE & GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION ON SATURDAY, FEB. 27

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui is pleased to announce that it will host an Open House and Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new campus in North Kona. “Pālamanui opened for classes in August 2015, and now we are excited to welcome the community to the campus for a fun and celebratory event,” said Dr. Kenneth “Marty” Fletcher, the Director of Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui. “Residents of West Hawai‘i worked very hard to turn the vision of this campus into a reality. We look forward to introducing them to their new home for higher education.”

GIS STUDENTS HELP MAP ANCIENT TRAIL AT HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE – PĀLAMANUI

Hawai‘i Community College students who are studying global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS) recently used their technology skills to help preserve part of an ancient Native Hawaiian trail.

The trail — which features petroglyphs, caves, and ancient lama trees — is next to the new Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus in Kona. Until recently the trail was overgrown with invasive fountain grass and forgotten.

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