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Hawaiian language Moana premieres

Cast members of the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi-version of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana, including Auliʻi Cravalho, walked the blue carpet for its premiere at World Oceans Day on June 10 at Ko Olina Resort. The movie stars Cravalho as Moana, University... Continue Reading →

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UH campuses voted Hawaiʻi’s best

Multiple University of Hawaiʻi campuses have been recognized for their excellence by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Hawaiʻi’s People’s Choice “Best of” Awards. The 2018 honors included: Best College: University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Best Career and Technical Education: Leeward Community College... Continue Reading →

Native seed conservation practices explored at Lyon Arboretum

  Honolulu Community College student, Dylan Pilger, a student assistant at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Lyon Arboretum. The arboretum recently co-hosted the second Hawaiʻi Native Seed Conference for conservationists, horticulturalists, researchers and others working with seeds of native... 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 →

Having a Sunny and Sustainable Summer

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the natural beauty that Hawaiʻi has to offer. Is it also provides us with an opportunity to recommit to our sustainability goals. Being Water Wise Water is one of the world’s most vital... Continue Reading →

Trash That Mom Will Treasure: DIY Motherʻs Day Gifts

While making a Motherʻs Day gift seems “childish,” DIY gifts are becoming more popular among adults thanks to the “green movement,” websites like Pinterest, and blogs that promote upcycling trash into treasures. Motherʻs Day is the perfect time to creatively... 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 →

Practicing Sustainability: Lei Making

The Polynesian voyagers who first settled in Hawaiʻi made their home on tiny islands more than 5,000 miles away from the nearest land mass. They were able to create a thriving, vibrant culture and community by living off of what... Continue Reading →

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