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Native seed conservation practices explored at Lyon Arboretum

  Honolulu Community College student, Dylan Pilger, a student assistant at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Lyon Arboretum. The arboretum recently co-hosted the second Hawaiʻi Native Seed Conference for conservationists, horticulturalists, researchers and others working with seeds of native... Continue Reading →

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HonCCʻs Kukulies Recognized for Excellence by Regents

Emily Kukulies, an associate professor, and Director of Student Life and Development at Honolulu Community College was awarded a Board of Regents’ Medal for Teaching Excellence. The award is a tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject-level mastery... Continue Reading →

HonCC Celebrates Its Commitment to Being Green

On Wednesday, April 11, the campus community enjoyed a day of celebration at the Ho’olaule’a; in addition to enjoying the harvest from the campus Ka Māla o Niuhelewai (The Garden of Niuhelewai), the event promoted knowledge of Native Hawaiian culture... Continue Reading →

HonCC Students, Faculty & Staff Raise Awareness Around Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.[1] In 2017 Hawaiʻi’s state ranking was 35 and its age-adjusted suicide rate was 13.49 per 100,000 individuals, slightly higher than the nationʻs, which as 13.26.[2] While suicide occurs... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC Donor and Scholarship Mahalo Reception

Honolulu CC donors and appreciative scholarship recipients enjoyed a lively reception in the Norman W.H. Loui Conference Center on Tuesday, November 21.  Guests enjoyed meeting the beneficiaries of their giving and hearing about the impact their gifts are making in the... Continue Reading →

Honolulu’s student newspaper win at annual Pa’i Awards

  The Ka Lā, Honolulu Community College’s Student Media Board newspaper, won three awards at the Hawai‘i Publishers Association’s 32nd annual Pa‘i Awards, held at the Plaza Club in Honolulu.  There were 31 categories awarded, appropriately themed to reflect different aspects... Continue Reading →

Raising mental health awareness

More than 150 students, faculty and staff participated in Honolulu Community College’s first ever College Mental Health Conference coordinated by the campus Wellness Center and Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi on April 5. The goals for the conference were to... Continue Reading →

Honolulu Community College meets HONOLULU Fashion Week

Honolulu Community College offers two exclusive degree programs in the Community College System – Cosmetology and Fashion Technology.  Both programs, year after year, has produced talent that has gone on to be successful in their respective industries reaching local and national... Continue Reading →

Coming back to school twenty years later

On November 30, 2016 Honolulu Community College celebrated its 2016 - 2017 scholarship recipients.  That evening first semester Diesel student Jameson 'Kimo' Park shared his personal journey that brought him to Honolulu CC.  His story  is unique yet a familiar one with many... Continue Reading →

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