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Celebrating National Poetry Month

Eric Paul Shaffer, Assistant Professor in Language Arts, will be teaching a poetry workshop at the upcoming Ko‘olau Writers Workshop on Saturday, March 21, on the Hawai‘i Loa campus of Hawai‘i Pacific University at 10:00 am. Lois-Ann Yamanaka will be delivering the keynote address, and Honolulu CC Associate Professor in Language Arts and local author, […]

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Honolulu CC Automotive program welcomes back students from Sendai, Japan

For the fourth year in a row, Honolulu Community College welcomed back students from Kadan Automotive Technical College from Sendai, Japan.  Their visit consisted of a tour of Honolulu’s automotive and diesel programs. In addition to the tour, seven Kadan students stayed back to spend a day and a half learning along side Honolulu’s automotive students. […]

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High School Principals Get Up to Speed – Hawaii High School Auto Academy

High school principals from several DOE high schools and Kamehameha Schools attended a breakfast meeting with executives from First Hawaiian Bank, the Cutter Auto Group and staff from Honolulu CC to learn more about the Hawai’i High School Auto Academy.  The goal was to reengage high school leadership around this unique opportunity for high school Juniors and […]

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Honolulu CC Student Wins Student Award with Hawai‘i Sociological Association

Second year Liberal Arts student Nikki Dutro won the Undergraduate Student Paper Award at the Hawai‘i Sociological Association (HSA) Annual Meeting held on February 14, 2015. Her paper, titled, “Silence and Social Constructionism: The Socialization of the Holocaust” was also presented at a session at the conference.  Nikki presented at the HSA last year, but […]

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I Love CTE Day!

On February 20th, over 300 high school Juniors and Seniors and 40 teachers from across O‘ahu flooded the Honolulu Community College campus for a day of college exploration. In celebration of National Career and Technical Education (CTE) month, I Love CTE Day, is the College’s annual high school recruitment event.   Students were broken into 15 break out sessions based on their career […]

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Construction Management Student Beats Out Industry Professionals

Second semester Construction Management student, Nicole Granciosa, recently won the surveyors challenge at the annual Hawai’i Land and Surveyor Association Surveying Conference that was held on January 29th – 30th, 2015 at the Hawai‘i Prince Hotel.   The surveyor’s challenge is an annual competition held at the conference. This year’s challenge was to figure out the […]

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Honolulu CC students excel in National Collegiate Cyber Competition

A team of students from the Computing, Electronics & Networking Technologies (CENT) program at Honolulu Community College finished 7th in the nation in the Gold Division of the Fall 2014 season of the National Cyber League (NCL).  The team was anchored by Honolulu CC students: Eric Kotake who placed 3rd, Taylor Kina who placed 76th, […]

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‘Forever Roses’ just in time for Valentine’s Day

Honolulu Community College students studying Sheet Metal and Plastics Technology continue the program’s annual tradition of creating and selling the unique ‘forever rose’.  More commonly made out of sheet metal, this year the program will be crafting only copper roses due to its popularity last year. The sale will take place Friday, February 13 at 9:30 a.m. […]

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Honolulu CC Place 3rd at the NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter at Honolulu Community College won third place in the Two-Year College category of the NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition (RCMC) held at the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas on January 22.   During the competition, students solve real-life construction management problems and present […]

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Honolulu CC student has an ‘astronomical’ experience

It’s not every day that a student from Hawai‘i has the opportunity to learn from NASA engineers and programmers, but for Jasmine Hoapili, that dream came true.  During the first week of December 2014 she had the honor of participating in the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program organized by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration […]

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