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Mr. Phil’s Secret Garden is a secret no longer

Among the hustle and bustle of Dillingham Boulevard, on the Diamond Head side of the Honolulu Community College campus, hides a tranquil oasis. For the past two semesters longtime cosmetology instructor Phil Hervas, or Mr. Phil as people affectionately call him, has been tending to a secret garden. Under his watchful eye and nurturing hand, […]

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New Student Space to Study and Recharge

The University College faculty team of Jennifer Higa-King, Karadeen Kam-Kalani and Fumiko Takasugi envisioned a space where students could have a quiet area to study, generate ideas, and recharge their electronic tools and minds! “In between classes students would line the halls standing or sitting on the floor. We wanted to create a comfortable space […]

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Honolulu CC Nationally Recognized as Cybersecuity Training Center

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) received its redesignation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense for Two-Year Education (CAE2Y IA/CD) at the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education held in Las Vegas, Nevada this summer. HonCC is now one of only 31 junior and community colleges nationwide to hold this distinction. The CAE2Y […]

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FIRE students get HOT (Hands-on Training that is)!

Several FIRE students from Honolulu CC participated in the 4th Annual 50th State Fire Conference that was held at the Hawai’i Extreme Paintball & Airsoft facility located at Kalaeloa. This 3-day event, scheduled from Aug 3-5 began with a lecture day on Monday featuring guest speakers renowned in the fire industry for their leadership, and […]

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Outdoor classroom receives donation

This fall, #HonCC students will have another option to gather and study thanks to Glenn Young, Steven Fukuoka, Kenton Short, the Honolulu CC Construction Academy, and their students who recently donated hand-made benches and picnic tables to the Ka Māla o Niuhelewai program. The hand-crafted seating options will be left under the solar shade house where they could […]

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Invest in your keiki today!

The Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center is accepting applications for children ages 3 months to 5 years old. For children between the ages of 3-5, there are still spaces available for the upcoming 2015 Fall semester. For children between the ages of 3 months and 2.9 years, completing an application will allow child to be placed […]

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Atop Mt. Ka’ala

A few weeks ago ‪geography instructor John DeLay took State Senators Mike Gabbard and Kristin Kidani to visit the Natural Area Reserve at the summit of Mt. Ka’ala to witness the work that the Ke Ana Waiʻōpua Project in action. With the assistance from Forestry and Wildlife personnel the Senators learned about the natural resources at the […]

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Training the future workforce of automotive technicians

Eleven high school graduates and students were honored in a special recognition ceremony on July 23, 2015 for completing the annual Hawai‘i High School Auto Academy. The program sponsored by First Hawaiian Bank targets both public and private high school students, interested in the automotive industry.  They participate in an unpaid internship at a Cutter dealership in […]

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Booting up the next generation of cybersecurity professionals

VIEW VIDEO NEWS STORY VIEW HAWAII NEWS NOW STORY VIEW PHOTO GALLERY By UH Media Productions Advanced networking technology is taking a lead role in many fields today, from information technology to education and more. With the increased use of these technologies there is a greater need for professionals trained in cyber security to protect […]

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Solar-powered plane’s team holds special session for UH

Story by UH Media Productions After a record breaking five-day flight from Japan in July 2015, the solar-powered airplane the Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Hawaiʻi. The innovative plane, with a wingspan longer than a Boeing 747, was housed in the University of Hawaiʻi’s Hangar 111. Said Solar Impulse Pilot and CEO Andre Borschberg, […]

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