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Honolulu CC Hurricane Iselle

#HurricaneIselle: Honolulu CC Campus Closure Update

{FACULTY AND STAFF: HURRICANE UPDATE} Honolulu Community College will be closed for business on Friday, 8/8, and Saturday, 8/9, due to anticipated severe weather conditions and possible flooding caused by Hurricane Iselle. Employees affected by the closing of the campus should not report to work and shall be granted administrative leave for Friday, 8/8. Essential […]

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Honolulu CC ECE Program

{Ohana Love} Rheta Kuwahara

Please welcome Rheta Kuwahara, who became a part of our campus ohana on January 13, 2014.  Rheta is an Instructor in the Early Childhood Education program.   Rheta Kuwahara-Fujita Early Childhood Education Instructor Early Childhood Education Building 2 Room 211 F / 845-9288 Background: Rheta comes to Honolulu Community College from UH-Manoa College of Education, […]

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Mixed Plate Cafe Kalihi

{KA LA NEWS} Got an itch for pho? Don’t scratch it here

By Song Hye Han, Ka La staff writer I was rather excited to read recently that there was a Vietnamese restaurant right across from campus. I had seen the reviews of Mixed Plate Café in Ka La and on Yelp, and thought it could be just the place to satisfy a pho craving. Wrong. The […]

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{Ohana Love} Welcome Oscar Diaz

Please welcome Oscar Diaz to Honolulu Community College and the Administration of Justice program.  Oscar has served with the Department of Public Safety for over 26 years, as an Active Army/Army Reserve for over 37 years.  He brings enthusiasm and leadership to the AJ program. Bldg. 2, Room 611 Telephone: (808) 847-9870 Facsimile:    (808) 845-9173

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Construction Academy Honolulu CC

{Ohana Love} Welcome Thomas DeCosta

We are very pleased to announce Thomas DeCosta has been recently hired as our new Construction Academy instructor. Thomas has extensive industry experience as a carpenter and has been actively involved with Roosevelt High School’s Industrial Career Pathways program. He can be reached at tdecosta@hawaii.edu or (808) 832-3700. Welcome Thomas!  

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{Ohana Love} Welcome Janina Martin

Please welcome Janina “Nina” Martin to Honolulu Community College.  Nina started on September 9, 2013 as an Early Childhood Education Instructor and the Keiki Hau’oli Children’s Center Site coordinator. She recently worked at the Center of the Family at U.H. Manoa as the coordinator for the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) pilot. Nina has […]

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KA LA NEWS: Trust the ladies in black

A regular patron explains why she keeps coming back By Ana Monaghan Ka La staff writer This article was published in the Ka La’s April/May 2014 printed edition. Regina Henry peers at her reflection in the mirror. Gold and silver swirls flow back from her face. In an elevated leather chair she eyes each snip […]

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KA LA NEWS: First graduation, then a first for the military

By Jonah Carino Ka La staff writer  This article was published in the Ka La’s April/May 2014 printed edition.   “Cadet Ferdinand Bermudez reporting for duty, sir.” Fingers fly and a woman shouts. Bermudez stands at attention. “At ease,” the sergeant orders. Bermudez is Deaf. Today, Bermudez relies on a sign interpreter, but someday he and […]

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Best of Honolulu CC 2014: A place to go back to, Eng 201#StudentFiction

    By Garret Lang The stars come out, but they are not the stars I know The wind blows, but this is not the wind I know. The stars I know shine brighter in the dark The wind I know is cooler on one’s skin. Snow is soft and melts in my hands River […]

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Go Forward Honolulu CC

KA LA NEWS: From Kansas to Finland to Honolulu CC

By Edlynne Harrell-Sanchez Ka La staff writer This article was published in the Ka La’s April/May 2014 printed edition. April Ching likes to help people. Maybe that’s why she is such a good teacher. Ching, who grew up in Kansas and taught for a while in Finland after going there as as an exchange student in […]

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