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UH HonCC 2018 tenure and promotion list

Congratulations to the Honolulu Community Collegeʻs  2018 tenure and promotion recipients: Honolulu Community College Tenure and Promotion Martin, Janina—Assistant Professor, CC, Human Development Miller-Cabasug, Ina—Assistant Professor, CC, Career Counseling Salvatierra, Bobby—Assistant Professor, CC, Diesel Tech Promotion Balbag-Gerard, Erica—Associate Professor, CC,... Continue Reading →

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HonCCʻs Kukulies Recognized for Excellence by Regents

Emily Kukulies, an associate professor, and Director of Student Life and Development at Honolulu Community College was awarded a Board of Regents’ Medal for Teaching Excellence. The award is a tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject-level mastery... Continue Reading →

Lei Making: Being Green and Saving Green

Lei is not only an important part of Hawaiian culture, but also the culture of Hawaiʻi. Lei making and giving are two things that make our island home unique. Lei is given to someone to celebrate a special occasion such as... Continue Reading →

HonCC Celebrates Its Commitment to Being Green

On Wednesday, April 11, the campus community enjoyed a day of celebration at the Ho’olaule’a; in addition to enjoying the harvest from the campus Ka Māla o Niuhelewai (The Garden of Niuhelewai), the event promoted knowledge of Native Hawaiian culture... Continue Reading →

HonCC Students, Faculty & Staff Raise Awareness Around Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.[1] In 2017 Hawaiʻi’s state ranking was 35 and its age-adjusted suicide rate was 13.49 per 100,000 individuals, slightly higher than the nationʻs, which as 13.26.[2] While suicide occurs... Continue Reading →

Fashion Update: Sustainability

All professions and industries are coming to grips with environmental needs and requisite changes in how they operate. The field of Fashion Technology is no exception. Production of textiles is a major source of emissions, entails intensive agricultural practices (e.g.... Continue Reading →

A Piece of Heaven at Building 27

Over the past few years Cosmetology instructor, Phil Hervas (Mr. Phil), has transformed Building 27 into a garden showplace through his passion, commitment and a substantial investment of personal time and care. Mr. Philʻs project began as an effort to discourage... Continue Reading →

Children’s Garden at Keiki Hauʻoli

In the fall of 2017 the Honolulu Community College children’s center, Keiki Hauʻoli, held an ‘Ōhana Work Day to spruce up the center’s outdoor environment. Families assisted in moving over 2,000 pounds of compost materials into the Keiki Hauʻoli Playground... Continue Reading →

Greenhouse Garden

Po‘i Nā Nalu, the Hulili Ke Kukui Center and the Honolulu Community College Botany program have teamed up to revitalize the campus greenhouse and its surrounding garden. The emphasis of this project is propagating native and Polynesian introduced plant species... Continue Reading →

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