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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 →


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 →

#HonCC Team Teal 3x Volleyball Champions

#HonCC Team Teal worn their 3rd consecutive volleyball championship (2016, 2017, 2018) on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The Championship Team Teal Players were: Hazel Artistes Chris Chung Stanton Coen James DeMello Aldrich Fernando Ginger Kropik Kala’i Leopoldo Joseph Pelesasa Iokepa... Continue Reading →

HonCC SDC’s 2018 Iron Chef Challenge: Garlic

On Wednesday, November 28th Honolulu Community College’s Staff Development Committee (SDC) hosted Iron Chef: 2018, a team cooking competition where garlic was the “secret ingredient.” Each team was challenged to prepare a garlic dish that would serve 80 people. This... Continue Reading →

Green Gift Giving, Part 2: Giving Local and DIY Gifts

Last year we provided you with tips on how you can be ever green during the holiday season, and provided you with sustainable gift wrapping ideas. Last week we shared with you regifting tips and etiquette. The fact that Hawaiʻi... Continue Reading →

HonCC Students Benefit from On Campus Work Study Opportunities

All college students worry about paying for their higher education. In addition to scholarships, grants, and loans, on campus part-time jobs help students finance their higher education. Students who are receiving financial aid may qualify to participate in the  Federal... Continue Reading →

Green Gift Giving, Part 1: The Art of Regifting

Last year we provided you with tips on how you can be ever green during the holiday season, and provided you with sustainable gift wrapping ideas. This year we will be providing you with a series of blogs that are... Continue Reading →

Honolulu Community College Celebrates Halloween

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) greeted the fall season with a variety of Halloween activities. Cosplay HonCCʻs Library hosted a cosplay (costume play) presentation wtih faculty member Kenneth Quilantang from the Language Arts Department. While cosplay and costuming has grown in... Continue Reading →

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