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“Forever roses” a unique Valentines Gift

  Every valentine deserves a rose that lasts forever. Students from Honolulu Community College’s Sheet Metal and Plastics Technology program are continuing an annual tradition of crafting one-of-a-kind copper roses, popularly known as ”forever roses,“ which are sold around Valentine’s... Continue Reading →

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Green Gift Giving Part 4: Green Gifts for People with Green Thumbs

Upcycling, a term that was coined over 24 years ago by Reiner Pilz, gives “new life” to something that has “outlived” its original purpose. In addition to lessening the amount of waste going into landfills, upcycling and repurposing: Reduces CO2... Continue Reading →

Green Gift Giving, Part 3: Upcycling Old Clothes

In 2014 more than 16 million tons of textile waste was generated with approximately 10.46 million tons going into the landfill.[1] Textile waste is material that the owner feels can be no longer be used for its original purpose, and... Continue Reading →

Sustainabilty Tips You Can Be Thankful For

Thanksgiving weekend provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the things that we are thankful for. It also gives us a chance to reconnect with family and friends over a shared feast. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is also one of the... Continue Reading →

Career Services Hosts Annual Fall Job Fair

Honolulu Community College’s Career Services department hosted its Fall Job Fair on Tuesday, October 30th in Hale ‘Aina. More than 25 businesses participated in this one day fair. “This is a great opportunity for our students to practice researching companies... Continue Reading →

Fish Preparation & Condiments

Each semester Hoʻāla Hou, a Title III funded program, offers a series of cultural workhsops entitled Maliʻukaʻai each semester. Primarily lead by students under the guidance of faculty, staff, and community members, the workshops infuses the Hawaiian culture, traditions and values... 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 →

Three HonCC Occupational and Environmental Safety Management (OESM) Alumni Present at Safety and Health Conference

The 15th Biennial Pacific Rim Safety and Health Conference was held on October 9th and 10th at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. The conference was hosted by the American Society of Safety Professionals-Hawaii Chapter (ASSP Hawaiʻi). ASSP was established in 1911... Continue Reading →

Go From Orange to Green This Halloween

Last year we shared some ideas on Having a Green Halloween. Here are more tips to further support your green efforts! Shopping for Halloween costumes can be time consuming and expensive. One of the most fun, entertaining, creative and affordable... Continue Reading →

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