HonCC FIRE (Fire & Environmental Emergency)

Fire Program Hosts 2nd Annual Open House and Family Day

Honolulu Community Collegeʻs (HonCC) Fire and Environmental Emergency Response Program hosted their second Open House and Family Day on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the college's Airport Training Center. The Fire and Environmental Emergency Response students are undergoing national certification... Continue Reading →

Honolulu Community College CELEBRATE! 2018

The Honolulu Community College family gathered on Thursday, March 1, 2018 to honor a community partner, Hawthorne Cat, and to celebrate these distinguished alumni. This yearʻs event, Celebrate! 2018 took place at the Pomaikaʻi Ballrooms at the Dole Cannery. This yearʻs... Continue Reading →

Sustainability Practice In FIRE Program

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) takes pride in providing its students with opportunities to learn about, and practice, sustainablity efforts. We are also proud that our faculty and staff are infusing sustainability efforts in their coursework. HonCCʻs Career and Technical Education... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC Celebrates Distinguished Alumni

Honolulu Community College will honor seven distinguished alumni and sponsor Hawthorne Cat at the annual distinguished alumni awards dinner on March 1, 2018. Robert “Bobby” Ayonon, Jerald “Kimo” Keaulana, Kurt Kendro, Manuel P. Neves, Robert Silva, Deborah Spencer-Chun and Arthur... Continue Reading →

HonCC receives fire truck from HFD

It was the first day back for twenty-four Fire Science students in the FIRE 280 class at Honolulu Community College.  At 9:00 a.m. sharp they stood at attention receiving instructions from Fire instructor and retired federal fire chief, Richard Rhode. Their... Continue Reading →

FIRE students get HOT (Hands-on Training that is)!

Several FIRE students from Honolulu CC participated in the 4th Annual 50th State Fire Conference that was held at the Hawai'i Extreme Paintball & Airsoft facility located at Kalaeloa. This 3-day event, scheduled from Aug 3-5 began with a lecture... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC FIRE Students Perform Auto Extrication Skills Training

On Saturday, February 28th, 16 Fire Science students performed vehicle extrication training in preparation for skills testing as part of their certification for Firefighter-II coursework. The students received instruction in the maintenance of electrical generators and lighting equipment, various types... Continue Reading →

I Love CTE Day!

On February 20th, over 300 high school Juniors and Seniors and 40 teachers from across O‘ahu flooded the Honolulu Community College campus for a day of college exploration. In celebration of National Career and Technical Education (CTE) month, I Love CTE Day, is the... Continue Reading →

Honolulu Students Complete Texas A&M Hazardous Materials Training

Nineteen students represented Honolulu CC’s FIRE Science and Occupational & Environmental Safety Management programs in a hazardous materials training conducted in October that emphasized emergency response to weapons of mass destructions (WMD). The training was hosted by Honolulu CC’s FIRE... Continue Reading →

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