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HonCC Assistant Professor Win Regent’s Award

Source: UH News HonCC faculty member, Mark Sung Alapaki Luke, Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching recipient Honolulu Community College (HonCC) assistant professor of Hawaiian Studies, Mark Sung Alapaki Luke, is one of fifteen University of Hawaiʻi faculty to be... Continue Reading →

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HonCC ʻOhana Gathers for Its Annual Spring Celebration

Ka Māla o Niuhelewai's eighth annual Hoʻolauleʻa and Sustainability Showcase took place on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This year's theme was Hawaiian Culture and Sustainability. It was a combined event with the Kūlana Hawaiʻi: The Hawaiian Programs Division, Student Life... Continue Reading →

New ASL class in its second semester

By Danielle Fielder, Ka Lā staff writer The American Sign Language (ASL) instructor, Cory Park, hopes his class will help more students learn about deaf culture. This is Park's second semester at Honolulu Community College (HonCC). ALS instructor, Cory Park,... Continue Reading →

Video of Traditional Hale Construction Recognized and Receives Award

  On October 9th the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the winners of their 2018 AIA Film Challenge. A video produced by Mighty Movies, Ka Hale: A Revival, features kuhikuhipuʻuone (master builder) Kumu Francis Palani Sinenci and his hālau (school)... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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