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Dreams of an Egyptian Boy

Honolulu Community College journalism student Xina-Ann Garett is in Egypt this semester visiting relatives. As part of the school’s Egyptian Day celebration, here’s her report on one of the people she met during her stay there: CAIRO, Egypt — There... Continue Reading →

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Will you still study when you’re 64?

By Danielle Fielder, Kā La: Honolulu Community College Student News A 64-year-old college student at Honolulu Community College (HonCC) is maneuvering through the hardships of generational differences while studying in the Music Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) program.   Timothy Hurley... Continue Reading →

HonCC Student Activity Board Hosts a “Stuffie” Valentine Event

HonCCʻs Student Activities Board (SAB) celebrated Valentines Day by hosting a Build Your Own Stuffie event at Hale ʻĀina. Fluff, stuff and furry friends filed Hale ʻĀina on Valentines Day. HonCC students with a valid Spring 2019 ID were invited... Continue Reading →

Copper Roses: A Valentines Tradition

Students from Honolulu Community College’s Sheet Metal and Plastics Technology program continued their Valentines Day tradition of hand-crafting one-of-a-kind copper roses, popularly known as "forever roses." The event is an annual fundraiser for the program. Customers stood in the rain... Continue Reading →

HonCC Benefits from a UH Sustainability Effort.

When the UH Office of Sustainability heard that 4,000 brand new reusable mugs at the Kauaʻi CC campus were going to be thrown away/headed to a Kauaʻi landfill, UH decided to distribute them to Oʻahu campuses including Honolulu Community College... Continue Reading →

HonCC Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation for Next Seven Years

The accreditation for the University of Hawaiʻi’s six community colleges—Hawaiʻi, Honolulu, Kapiʻolani, Kauaʻi, Leeward and Windward—has been reaffirmed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) at its meeting in January. “Receiving the reaffirmation letters from ACCJC validates... Continue Reading →

“Forever roses” a unique Valentines Gift

  Every valentine deserves a rose that lasts forever. Students from Honolulu Community College’s Sheet Metal and Plastics Technology program are continuing an annual tradition of crafting one-of-a-kind copper roses, popularly known as ”forever roses,“ which are sold around Valentine’s... Continue Reading →

Green Gift Giving Part 4: Green Gifts for People with Green Thumbs

Upcycling, a term that was coined over 24 years ago by Reiner Pilz, gives “new life” to something that has “outlived” its original purpose. In addition to lessening the amount of waste going into landfills, upcycling and repurposing: Reduces CO2... Continue Reading →

Green Gift Giving, Part 3: Upcycling Old Clothes

In 2014 more than 16 million tons of textile waste was generated with approximately 10.46 million tons going into the landfill.[1] Textile waste is material that the owner feels can be no longer be used for its original purpose, and... Continue Reading →

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