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Honolulu CC Alumni Profile Project

Honolulu CC’s Alumni Profile Project, launched in the spring 2016 semester, was so successful that 10 alumni have committed to participate this 2017 spring semester. A desire to showcase the success of the college’s alumni, and a need for interesting,... Continue Reading →

UH Mānoa Honors in Psychology Graduate is Selected as National Luce Scholar

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa alumnus Sakaria “Sai” Auelua-Toomey has been named a 2017 Luce Scholar. This marks the second time in two consecutive years that UH Mānoa has been successful in fostering a Luce Scholar. The Luce Scholars Program identifies promising... Continue Reading →

Honolulu’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter will big

Honolulu Community College’s Alpha Kappa Iota Chapter walked away as big winners at the annual Pacific Region Convention of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society on Saturday, March 11 at Kapi‘olani Community College.  The following is a list of the... Continue Reading →

All Hail the Queen of Soul

Aretha Louise Franklin was born in Memphis, TN in 1942. Her mother, Barbara, was a gospel singer and her father, Rev. C.L. Franklin was a Baptist preacher. By the time she was 10 her father was a single parent raising her in... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Wedding Dress Designer Visits FT Students

The HonCC Faculty and Staff pride themselves on bringing the “real world” into the classroom via guest speakers. The Fashion Technology (FT) students were provided with such an experience when Jules Bly, a wedding dress designer from New Zealand, visited... Continue Reading →

Pioneering Women of U.S. Aeronautics

Born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia in August 1918, Katherine Johnson went from being a girl who loved to count everything to a woman who did mathematical calculations for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the precursor to... Continue Reading →

Arthur P. “Smokestack” Hardy

In honor of February being Black History Month, we would like to share the story of Smokestack Hardy with you. Arthur P. “Smokestack” Hardy was a black man who had a passion for fire history. Hardy dedicated his life to... Continue Reading →

Hiram Rhodes Revels: Political Pioneer

On January 20, 1870 Hiram Rhodes Revels (1827 – 1901) was the first African American elected to the United States Senate. Revels was born in Fayette, NC on September 27, 1827 to free parents. He was able to receive an... Continue Reading →

Handcrafted Copper Roses for Valentine’s Day

Every Valentine deserves a rose that lasts forever. Students from Honolulu Community College’s Sheet Metal and Plastics Technology program continue an annual tradition of crafting a one-of-a-kind Valentines gift that is guaranteed not to fade. The copper roses, popularly known as “forever... Continue Reading →

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