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Hawaiian language Moana premieres

Cast members of the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi-version of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana, including Auliʻi Cravalho, walked the blue carpet for its premiere at World Oceans Day on June 10 at Ko Olina Resort. The movie stars Cravalho as Moana, University... Continue Reading →

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UH campuses voted Hawaiʻi’s best

Multiple University of Hawaiʻi campuses have been recognized for their excellence by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Hawaiʻi’s People’s Choice “Best of” Awards. The 2018 honors included: Best College: University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Best Career and Technical Education: Leeward Community College... Continue Reading →

UH HonCC 2018 tenure and promotion list

Congratulations to the Honolulu Community Collegeʻs  2018 tenure and promotion recipients: Honolulu Community College Tenure and Promotion Martin, Janina—Assistant Professor, CC, Human Development Miller-Cabasug, Ina—Assistant Professor, CC, Career Counseling Salvatierra, Bobby—Assistant Professor, CC, Diesel Tech Promotion Balbag-Gerard, Erica—Associate Professor, CC,... Continue Reading →

New law expands Hawaiʻi Promise scholarships for UH Community College students

More students will get financial need-based aid because of legislation signed at Honolulu Community College in June 2018. The new law adds $700,000 for “last-dollar” scholarships at seven University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges statewide for the upcoming school year. In... Continue Reading →

Native seed conservation practices explored at Lyon Arboretum

  Honolulu Community College student, Dylan Pilger, a student assistant at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Lyon Arboretum. The arboretum recently co-hosted the second Hawaiʻi Native Seed Conference for conservationists, horticulturalists, researchers and others working with seeds of native... Continue Reading →

HonCCʻs Kukulies Recognized for Excellence by Regents

Emily Kukulies, an associate professor, and Director of Student Life and Development at Honolulu Community College was awarded a Board of Regents’ Medal for Teaching Excellence. The award is a tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject-level mastery... Continue Reading →

Having a Sunny and Sustainable Summer

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the natural beauty that Hawaiʻi has to offer. Is it also provides us with an opportunity to recommit to our sustainability goals. Being Water Wise Water is one of the world’s most vital... Continue Reading →

Trash That Mom Will Treasure: DIY Motherʻs Day Gifts

While making a Motherʻs Day gift seems “childish,” DIY gifts are becoming more popular among adults thanks to the “green movement,” websites like Pinterest, and blogs that promote upcycling trash into treasures. Motherʻs Day is the perfect time to creatively... Continue Reading →

Lei Making: Being Green and Saving Green

Lei is not only an important part of Hawaiian culture, but also the culture of Hawaiʻi. Lei making and giving are two things that make our island home unique. Lei is given to someone to celebrate a special occasion such as... Continue Reading →

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