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New Scholarship to Benefit AEC Students

In her late brother’s honor, Barbara and Bob Arthur established the Anthony Bongo Memorial Scholarship endowment to support qualified Honolulu Community College students from Wai’anae High School and Nanakuli High School who pursue a trade and technical program with preference for those in the Architecture, Engineering, and CAD Program. Anthony Bongo was born on February 25, […]

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Happy Birthday Honolulu Community College!

Happy Birthday Honolulu CC! On February 2, 1920 the Territorial Trade School of Kapālama opened with a total of 42 students in the buildings of the Old Chinese Hospital (near what is today the trades complex). Today, we celebrate 96 years of serving our community and delivering excellence in education as Honolulu Community College. Read […]

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Making wishes come true through music

Being diagnosed with lupus at the age of 13, Skyla is not your typical 17-year-old Big Island girl. It was during her early high school years at Honoka‘a High that she discovered a music ensemble class, finding comfort, hope and strength. Skyla’s love of music has helped her cope with her daily battle with the […]

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Norman Takeya named 2015 Outstanding Educator by the National Association of Home Builders

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapters program awarded Assistant Professor Norman Takeya the Outstanding Educator award in a ceremony held at the 2016 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this month. Sponsored by Delmar Cengage Learning, this prestigious award recognizes and encourages high quality standards in teaching construction education. Educators are recognized for their voluntary extracurricular […]

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Top Four Placement in the 2015 National Cyber League Competition

A team of students from the Computing, Electronics & Networking Technologies (CENT) program at Honolulu Community College placed 4th in the fall 2015 National Cyber League (NCL) competition. A total of 129 teams from over 80 colleges and universities throughout the nation competed. The NCL was first run in 2011 with a vision to “provide an […]

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For the Love of Metal

Honolulu’s Sheetmetal & Plastics Program got a surprise call a few weeks ago from a local ukulele band, Motley Uke, who learned about the program through a fan who happens to be a sheetmetal alum.  On January 19, 2016 members of the band visited the campus to deliver a $500 donation.  The band members also presented Aiu with a […]

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HonCC receives fire truck from HFD

It was the first day back for twenty-four Fire Science students in the FIRE 280 class at Honolulu Community College.  At 9:00 a.m. sharp they stood at attention receiving instructions from Fire instructor and retired federal fire chief, Richard Rhode. Their morning was just getting starting.  At 9:30 a.m. officials from the Honolulu Fire Department, City […]

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Honolulu CC Recognized for Marketing Design

Congratulations to the Honolulu CC Design Center and the Office of Communications & External Affairs for being recognized in the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) District 6 Medallion Awards. Honolulu CC received a Gold award in the Interior Signage category for the Building 7 wayfinding floor signage for the elevator lobby and stairwell; a Silver […]

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MELEs Kalikimaka

Music brought the campus together for a great cause to kick off the holiday season on December 8.  In partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys For Tots Program, MELE’s Kalikimaka – a holiday-themed musical showcase, featured talent from the Music Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) program. The event was the final project for MELE’s […]

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Celebrating Seven Distinguished Alumni and Two Outstanding Community Partners

Honolulu Community College will honor the Building Industry Association of Hawai‘i, the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, and seven distinguished alumni: Jayne Arasaki, Reg Baker, Karen Kamahele, Norman Loui, Ernie Martin, Kimberly Matunis, and Jason Suapaia for their professional achievements and contributions to the community and the college at an awards dinner. Celebrate! 2016 Thursday, February […]

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