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Video of Traditional Hale Construction Recognized and Receives Award

  On October 9th the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the winners of their 2018 AIA Film Challenge. A video produced by Mighty Movies, Ka Hale: A Revival, features kuhikuhipuʻuone (master builder) Kumu Francis Palani Sinenci and his hālau (school)... Continue Reading →

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Student Input and Feedback Encouraged

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) strives to create a student centered, student focused learning environment. ­­ From now until Friday, October 19th students will have the opportunity to provide CONFIDENTIAL, honest feedback regarding their experiences at HonCC via the Purposeful Engagement... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC urges first-year students, “Don’t Give Up!”

https://youtu.be/rFibjj2QLUk   Honolulu Community College knows that adapting to college life after high school, or after being out of school for while, can be difficult as new students often struggle with different academic and social expectations. Nationally, the highest drop-rates... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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