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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 →

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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 →

Moana and MELE

“WEEEEEHAAAAA!” exclaims Kaipu Baker, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa sophomore who voices the character Maui in the Hawaiian language version of Disney’s Moana. The movie, a collaboration of five UH programs, is spearheaded by the Academy for Creative Media... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC Children’s Center Earns Reaccreditation

Honolulu Community College's Keiki Hauʻoli Childrenʻs Center was recently reaccredited for five years by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Nationally only 8% of all programs in the nation meet the rigorous standards set forth by... Continue Reading →

The Garden that Fuels the Diesel Program

In August 2015 Diesel Professor Bobby Salvatierra, along with his students and colleagues, started a garden that is now flourishing and provides shade for the Diesel faculty, staff, students and their visitors.   The Diesel Program’s garden has slowed evaporation... Continue Reading →

The Garden of Niuhelewai

In last week’s blog we shared how you can start an urban garden no matter how much “land” you have.   HonCC has several examples of urban gardens on campus. Each garden beautifully showcases care and personal passions that our... Continue Reading →

UH West Oʻahu Team Takes Second in National Cyber Security Competition

A team of University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu cyber security students placed first in their bracket in the Fall 2017 National Cyber League Season, helping to propel it to an overall second place out of 184 teams nationally. The 10-student team... 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 →

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