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Be Hurricane Prepared

The National Weather Service and State officials are monitoring Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester. The effects of Hurricane Madeline may start impacting Hawaii Island as early as tomorrow (8/30).  Lester is still too far away to predict what effects it will have on the state. Please follow the National Weather Service (http://www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc/), other official agencies […]

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When the lights went out

Dear HonoluluCC ‘Ohana, On behalf of the campus administration, we want to thank everyone for their patience yesterday during the campus power outage. As reported to us from HECO, there was a downed power line that impacted several areas in our community. Our campus worked closely with HECO to resolve the issue as quickly as […]

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Project Imua payload successfully launched

Editors Note, August 17, 2016: NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility said in a statement following today’s launch, “Data was received from most of the student experiments. However, the payload was not recovered as planned. NASA will investigate the anomaly.” A Terrier Improved-Malemute suborbital sounding rocket carrying a payload developed by University of Hawaiʻi Community College students […]

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New Place Based Signage on Campus

Several years ago the college acquired funding from the Diversity and Equity Initiative of the University of Hawai‘i to do place name signage for the campus.  Under former Dean of University College, Ralph Kam, and Hawaiian Studies Instructor, Alapaki Luke, six place name signs were created with the help from Honolulu CC’s Design Center.   According […]

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Hawaiian Airlines partners with Honolulu CC to train future mechanics

Hawaiian Airlines has partnered with Honolulu Community College and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers to launch a new apprenticeship program to train and recruit local candidates interested in pursuing a career as aviation mechanics. Hawaiian’s Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship Program, in partnership with Honolulu CC’s Aeronautics Maintenance Technology program, will provide valuable on-the-job […]

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Future Automotive Technicians Complete the Hawai’i High School Auto Academy

For 12 years, the Hawai‘i High School Summer Auto Academy at Honolulu Community College has been giving high school students interested in the automotive industry the unique opportunity to hit the road to college running. Through a generous grant from First Hawaiian Bank, the six-week program consists of an integrative curriculum in which students participate in […]

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Marine Welding Program Prepares Maritime Workforce

Honolulu Community College’s Office of Continuing Education, in partnership with HonCC’s Welding program, offered a Marine Welding Technology program specifically towards preparing participants from the Hawai’i Youth Challenge Academy for the maritime workforce.   The program started in January with eight cadets.  Three successfully completed on July 14.  The 138 hour course focused on areas such as blueprint reading, workmanship […]

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Engaging Aspiring Engineers through Summer Academy

Imagine you are trapped on Mars with only scant materials available to you to figure out a way home. Engineers face these kinds of seemingly impossible tasks on a daily basis. For 44 high school students, including two from American Samoa, this was a scenario they had to figure out during a 6-week course at […]

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Constructing the Next Generation Workforce

The construction industry is on the rise in Hawai‘i, and with the future workforce projection, Honolulu Community College is providing career exploration to 66 high school students representing 20 public, private and charter schools, including the Hawai’i Youth Challenge Academy.   On Friday, July 8 the students were recognized amongst their family and friends for successfully completing a six-week program […]

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Honolulu CC alumna Lori James

“Guess What?” is a common question used by many people to share news of happiness and mirth. But in the case of graphic designer Lori James, “Guess What?” is also the name of her design studio business in Nuʻuanu. James creates card designs for events such as birthdays, graduations and weddings. She was a student […]

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