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Honolulu CC alumna Hilary Brown

By Steffanie Sobitz Hilary Brown, a member of Honolulu CC’s Career Services office, started out her college career like many of us – unsure, but hopeful about the future. Like so many students going through the motions of high school,... Continue Reading →

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Taking Steps to Sustainability

To celebrate Global Climate Change Week (October 9 – October 15) HonCC offered students, faculty & staff a variety of sustainability learning activities.   Dr. John Delay from HonCCʻs Geography department shared what he experienced during his study of Hawaiʻi's hydrologic... Continue Reading →

HonCC Student Receives Scholarship From Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) Liberal Arts student, Alexander Ybarra, was recently named a 2017 Coca-Cola Military Leaders of Promise Scholar from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Each year the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation provides $200,000 in scholarships, setting aside $25,000 for members... Continue Reading →

After You Upgrade: The Next Steps

According to a survey released by the Pew Research Center most of American households have electronic devices that allow them to be “plugged in:” Approximately 90% of American households contain at least one electronic device (smartphone, desktop/laptop computer, tablet or... Continue Reading →

Evening Degree Program Designed for Working Adults

Honolulu Community College has created a new evening degree program that will start in the spring 2018 semester for students who work or have daytime commitments. The College invites all interested individuals to learn more about the Executive A.A. program... Continue Reading →

Donate & Buy Used Items

For the past few weeks we have been sharing with you tips on how you can reduce waste (i.e., canceling junk mail, turning off the water when you brush your teeth, etc.). Another environmentally  responsible, sound practice that will help... Continue Reading →

MELE Brings Music Out West Through Two Events

In mid-September movie buffs were invited to take in a film at the Regal Kapolei Commons 12 AND support the University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu Academy for Creative Media (UHWO-ACM) at the same time: half of all concession sales went... Continue Reading →

SIMULATED LOCKDOWN, Oct. 12

HonCC will be conducting an Emergency Exercise on Thursday, October 12th, which will include an Active Threat scenario and SIMULATED gunfire. The safety of HonCC students, faculty and staff is of the utmost importance and every element of this exercise will... Continue Reading →

Measuring HonCC’s Path Towards Sustainability

Have you ever wondered: How much electricity HonCC is using? How many carbon emissions are being offset by solar power generation? How much rainfall HonCC is getting? What the current wind speed is? HonCC has online resources that allow you... Continue Reading →

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