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Giving Back to the Campus

A few weeks ago English Instructor Conred ‘Red’ Maddox had his students work in the campus’s dry land māla, Ka Māla ‘o Niuhelewai, as a part of a service learning assignment. After the experience his students composed an essay outlining the activities they did in the māla, share what they learned, and how the act of […]

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October 24-29 is Apprenticeship Week in Hawai’i

Apprenticeship has a long, and deep-rooted history in Hawaiʻi. The apprenticeship law was enacted during a special session of the Territorial legislature in 1941 and celebrates its 75 anniversary this year. The Hawaiʻi State Apprenticeship Council, under the direction of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR), announced the inaugural Apprenticeship Hawai‘i Week, October […]

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New Social Media Offerings Coming Soon

Through a generous donation from the Fujio Matsuda Technology Center, and in collaboration with the Emeritus College, HonCC’s Communications & External Affairs Office continues to offer our students, faculty, staff and community partners FREE opportunities to learn how to use various social media platforms. “For the past year we have been asking our participants what […]

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CENT Students Receive Top Honors at Hawai’i Annual Code Challenge

Solutions tackling state challenges involving homelessness and jail facility visitation received top honors at the Hawai‘i Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards Ceremony, held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Aloha Tower Marketplace.  The event was the culmination of the month-long, hackathon-inspired competition designed to engage the local tech community in the modernization […]

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Upcoming Transfer Workshops

Looking to transfer to a 4-year university?  Sign up for a 30-minute advising session with a representative from the various campuses (UH Manoa, UH West Oahu, UH Hilo, and Hawaii Pacific University).  You will be able to: 1.  Meet with a representative from the campus to establish an early relationship 2.  Ask questions that pertain […]

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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 been no change in the scenery at the Diesel facility on Kōkea Street. Every year […]

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Honolulu Community College has gone mobile

Honolulu Community College is on the go thanks to the information technology mobile development team at Kapi‘olani Community College.  The Honolulu CC mobile app, found on the Apple Store and Google Play Store, will allow students to keep track of their class schedules, find their way around campus, and have contact information at their fingertips […]

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September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM)

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month and we want everyone to start off the Fall semester thinking about campus safety.  Higher education professionals are working to create healthy and safe campus environments each and every single day.  But it is very important that students, parents, and everyone here in the HonCC community take some time […]

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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 (, 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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