April is National Poetry Month

April is not only the coolest (formerly “cruelest”) month, it is also National Poetry Month.  As always, I encourage you and your students to participate in some of my poetry events, ...


A Movie Under the Stars: “Twenty Feet From Stardom” {Free and Open to the Public}

Hawaii International Film Festival and Student Media Board presents: A MOVIE UNDER THE STARS. Movie: Academy Awards winner for Best Documentary: Twenty Feet from Stardom Date: Saturday, April 5th Time: ...

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Honolulu CC Phi Theta Kappa/Alpha Kappa Iota Chapter: Big Winners at the Annual Phi Theta Kappa Pacific Region Convention

On Saturday March 1, 2014 student members and faculty advisors of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society gathered together to attend the Annual Phi Theta Kappa Pacific Region Convention, hosted ...


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Fall 2013: New Counseling Office Hours and Email Counseling Services

The Counseling Department at Honolulu Community College would like to announce our ...
Sheet Metal and Plastics

Forever Rose is a Big Hit

Once again, Honolulu Community College’s Forever Roses were a big Valentine’s Day ...

A Student finds “home” after losing mother

By Noahlani Siaosi Ka La staff writer I can truly say that ...

Commercial Aviation Program

Meet Luke, 22, from Poughkeepsie, New York.  He is a HonoluluCC student ...
Senator Suzanne Chun-Oakland and Team Hawai'i Robotics

Senator Suzanne Chun-Oakland and Team Hawai’i Robotics

We were happy to have Senator Suzanne Chun-Oakland visit our campus to ...
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The Worldwide Voyage Begins…

One of the highlights of my job is working with our many ...

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3rd Annual Hoʻolauleʻa at Honolulu Community College

It has been just three years since the start of Ka Māla o Niuhelewai (The garden of Niuhelewai) and the kalo (taro) is ready for harvest.  Every April the campus celebrates the māla with the annual Ho‘olaule‘a to enjoy the harvest, food prepared in the imu, poi pounding activity, and live Hawaiian music. 3rd Annual Hoʻolauleʻa […]

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Chancellor Dr. Erika Lacro Named 20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2014

Hawaii Business Magazine named our very own, Chancellor Dr. Erika Lacro as one of the 20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2014.  Dr. Lacro’s accolade is no surprise to us and we are so happy to see that the State of Hawai’i taking notice. Dr. Lacro, who usually prefers to be called Erika more than […]

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{Ohana Love} Welcome (again) Michael Meyer

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Meyer as Honolulu Community College’s new IT Manager.  Mike has been on our campus for awhile, as he and his team have done a tremendous job for us in tackling multiple large-scale projects. A special thank you to the members of the screening committee, who patiently […]

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{Free Workshop} Social Media 101: Staying Connected

Free Social Media workshop on Friday, February 28th from 11AM – 12PM.  We are holding our workshop at PCATT, Building 2, Room 501. Let’s learn about the wonderful world of Social Media together! Open to all Students, Faculty, and Staff.

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{Ohana Love} Welcome to our Ohana, Suzette Marushige

Please help us in extending a warm aloha to Suzette Marushige, who became a part of the Honolulu Community College ohana on January 21, 2014. Suzette is an Office Assistant in Education Technology Center. Suzette previously worked at American Savings Bank in various departments from legal to training.  Please feel free to stop by the […]

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Sheet metal roses made with love for Valentine’s Day

Honolulu Community College students in the Sheet Metal and Plastics Program continue the program’s annual tradition of creating and selling the unique “forever rose” from sheet metal. What:  Annual Forever Rose Sale by the Sheet Metal and Plastics Program When/Where:  Friday, February 14, 2014 at 9:30 am until the roses sell out.  Honolulu Community College, Building 17 What started as […]

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Educated workforce critical to Hawai‘i’s future

In order for Hawai’i to meet the challenges of an increasingly global economy, Hawai’i P-20 Partnerships for Education (Hawaii P-20), a statewide partnership led by the Executive Office on Early Learning, the Hawai’i State Department of Education, and the University of Hawai’i System, has established a goal for 55 percent of Hawai’i’s working age adults to have a […]

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{Ohana Love} Welcome to our Ohana, Kimberley Lee

Please welcome Kimberley Lee, who became a part of our ohana on January 2, 2014.  Kim, a Library Assistant, will be working in the Circulation Department of the Library.  Kim comes to our campus having worked in the Hawaii State Public Library System.  Please stop by the library and welcome Kim. Her contact information is […]

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{Ohana Love} Welcome to our Ohana, Cassandra Kam

  Cassandra Kam is the new Disability Specialist in Student ACCESS.  Prior to joining Honolulu Community College, Cassandra was the Employment and Special Projects Coordinator at The Arc in Hawaii.  She has five years of experience working with individuals with disabilities in a variety of capacities, including working with students transitioning from high school to […]

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Accepting Nominations for the Excellence in Teaching Award

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. -William A. Ward Who has inspired you during your Honolulu Community College career? Is there a teacher that you would like express your gratitude, because without them, you wouldn’t be moving on to bigger and better things? Does it […]

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