HonCC Sustainability

Wai, Wai, Wai? Why You Should Reduce Your Use

While approximately ¾ (71%) of the Earth’s surface is water, and more than 95% of the word’s ocean holds all of the planet’s water[1], less than 3% of it is fresh & only 1% of that freshwater is accessible[2]. In... Continue Reading →


Get Out! Get Dirty! Be Green!

One of the best ways that you can help the environment is participating in a community organized clean up or restoration project. Why is it one of the best ways to help the environment? It’s simple - when you mālama... Continue Reading →

Many Minds, One University (MM1U) 2017 – 2018

Every year, the UH Office of Sustainability identifies a common focus around which UH communities are encouraged to structure class assignments and projects, as well as campus events and education. The theme for this academic year is WATER. In May 2017, SENCER (Science... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC weaves together three events for its annual Hoʻolauleʻa

On Wednesday, April 12 the Honolulu Community College campus combined three separate events to create one big Hoʻolauleʻa. The campus-wide celebration weaved together the Hawaiian culture, sustainable choices, career opportunities and community involvement. “Hoʻolauleʻa was joyful for so many members... Continue Reading →

UH systemwide sustainability efforts recognized

The winners of the 2017 University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards were honored in a ceremony on March 16 at UH West O’ahu as part of the fifth annual Hawaiʻi Sustainability in Higher Education Summit. The top awards, presented... Continue Reading →

Turning Dirt into Green

Mahalo to Diesel instructor Bobby Salvatierra for sharing his story about how he involved his Diesel students in a sustainable beautification project!  View more photos at our Flickr gallery:   Working at Honolulu Community College for over four years, I noticed that there has... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Sustainability and Mālama ‘Aina at Honolulu Community College

Honolulu Community College is celebrating Earth Day a week early with two campus events. Sustainability Showcase On Tuesday, April 12 the campus will be hosting a Sustainability Showcase on the campus mall from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  There will... Continue Reading →

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