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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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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 →

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 Staff and Student among 2018 President’s Green Awards

Winners of the 3rd University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards were honored in a ceremony on February 8 at Hawaiʻi Community College’s Pālamanui campus as part of the 6th Annual Hawaiʻi Sustainability in Higher Education Summit. The awards recognize... Continue Reading →

Children’s Garden at Keiki Hauʻoli

In the fall of 2017 the Honolulu Community College children’s center, Keiki Hauʻoli, held an ‘Ōhana Work Day to spruce up the center’s outdoor environment. Families assisted in moving over 2,000 pounds of compost materials into the Keiki Hauʻoli Playground... Continue Reading →

Greenhouse Garden

Po‘i Nā Nalu, the Hulili Ke Kukui Center and the Honolulu Community College Botany program have teamed up to revitalize the campus greenhouse and its surrounding garden. The emphasis of this project is propagating native and Polynesian introduced plant species... Continue Reading →

Moana and MELE

“WEEEEEHAAAAA!” exclaims Kaipu Baker, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa sophomore who voices the character Maui in the Hawaiian language version of Disney’s Moana. The movie, a collaboration of five UH programs, is spearheaded by the Academy for Creative Media... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC Students Place 4th in Construction Management Competition

Congratulations to the Honolulu Community College Team who placed 4th at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders Show (IBS) in the Associate Programs category at the International Residential Construction Management Competition in Orlando, Florida in early January. The... Continue Reading →

The Garden that Fuels the Diesel Program

In August 2015 Diesel Professor Bobby Salvatierra, along with his students and colleagues, started a garden that is now flourishing and provides shade for the Diesel faculty, staff, students and their visitors.   The Diesel Program’s garden has slowed evaporation... Continue Reading →

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