{KA LA NEWS} World traveler brings fashion designs home

By Jacqueline Miszuk, Ka La staff writer This article was published in the Ka La's February 2014 printed edition.   Uoleni Tupuola is a fashion student at Honolulu Community College who incorporates culture into his aesthetic. As a world traveler, his recent trips... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Got an itch for pho? Don’t scratch it here

By Song Hye Han, Ka La staff writer I was rather excited to read recently that there was a Vietnamese restaurant right across from campus. I had seen the reviews of Mixed Plate Café in Ka La and on Yelp,... Continue Reading →

{Ohana Love} Welcome Oscar Diaz

Please welcome Oscar Diaz to Honolulu Community College and the Administration of Justice program.  Oscar has served with the Department of Public Safety for over 26 years, as an Active Army/Army Reserve for over 37 years.  He brings enthusiasm and... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Alert program working well

This article was published in the Ka La's February 2014 printed edition. A newly expanded service available at HonoluluCC is helping struggling students get the help they need before they fall too far behind. The program, called Academic Alert, has existed at the... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Bill would ban tobacco, e-cigs on all UH campuses

This article was published in the Ka La's February 2014 printed edition.   State lawmakers are moving forward this year with a bill that would ban smoking at all University of Hawaii campuses. If passed, the bill would prohibit smoking and tobacco... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Grad lives by a motto: Be the change you wish to see

By Mathew Ursua, Ka La editor This article was published in the Ka La's April/May 2014 printed edition. He was disowned by his parents in the 90s, became a professional hairdresser in the 2000s, and found peace, love, and direction... Continue Reading →

A Small Market in the Vietnamese Countryside #NonFiction

By Mina Nguyen, ESL 3  When I travel to my homeland, Viet Nam, one of my favorite things to do is to walk to an open market. I am always interested about country life and especially about countryside markets. There was... Continue Reading →

Midday Dusk Trot #Poetry

By Jacob Daniel Perri, Eng. 201  His feet strike the cool, moist pavement in the frosty, autmn air. The runner is winning the race to keep the lead. There's not a sound but his exhalation that forms clouds of white,... Continue Reading →

{Ohana Love} Welcome Thomas DeCosta

We are very pleased to announce Thomas DeCosta has been recently hired as our new Construction Academy instructor. Thomas has extensive industry experience as a carpenter and has been actively involved with Roosevelt High School's Industrial Career Pathways program. He can be reached at or (808)... Continue Reading →

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