On Saturday, October 26, the Honolulu CC Debate Team competed against Windward CC, Leeward CC, and UH Manoa at the Windward Community College Debate Tournament.  The Honolulu CC Debate Team went undefeated in the preliminarily rounds while debating topics like whether the U.S. should supply weapons to rebel forces in Syria or whether national security interests outweigh individual privacy rights.

HCC Debate Team at WCC

Honolulu CC Debate Team member Matt Hinck won 1st place in the individual speaker category.  The Honolulu CC Debate Team won 2nd place overall.  The team will face off against UH Manoa, Windward CC, Leeward CC, and HPU on November 9th at the UH Warrior Debate Tournament at the Shidler College of Business.  For more information about the debate team, please contact Doug Raphael at draphael@hawaii.edu.