At the Phi Theta Kappa Pacific Regional Convention held at Leeward CC on Saturday, March 12, 2016, the Honolulu CC Phi Theta Kappa/ Alpha Kappa Iota Chapter was represented by three chapter officers: Jan Abo Vierra, Devon Rosete and Susan Thompson, and three chapter advisors: Rob Edmondson, Jeannie Shaw and Lena Low.

We are very happy to report that the HonCC Phi Theta Kappa Chapter was honored with several regional awards:

Honors in Action Theme 4 Award – Exploring the Natural Environment.
Project Leaders & Writers:  Devon Rosete, Bruce Rivera, William Bernaldez.

Distinguished College Project Award
Project Leader & Writer:  Jan Abo Vierra

2015 Distinguished Chapter Award

2015 Five Star Chapter Award

Also, the chapter team comprised of Jan, Devon, and Susan beat out five other chapters in a tight team competition to bring home the Pineapple  Bowl Trophy.

Many thanks to the HonCC ‘ohana who have encouraged and supported our Phi Theta Kappa students.  Special thanks go to Alapaki Luke and Kai’ulani Murphy who helped us with our Honors in Action Projects – Hokulea:  Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration (2014) and Malama Honua: Taking Care of the Earth (2015).  Also, special thanks go to Billie Lueder for helping us with our College Project – Commit to Community College Completion: Agree to Degree (2014, 2015).  Congratulations!