Being a Green Consumer

A part of becoming a sustainably smart consumer is identifying/recognizing greenwashing, the false promotion of a government, company or group’s environmental initiatives.[1] Their actions work in the opposite of what they are promoting. It is not uncommon for advertisers to... Continue Reading →


Honolulu CC alumnus Dwayne Pesquira

By Tiffani Lau Dwayne Pesquira, 25, graduated from Honolulu Community College in spring 2013 with a Communication Arts Degree and was quickly able to put his education to use, starting up his own freelance business and going to work for... Continue Reading →

Hawaiian Language Version of Moana Being Created by the Academy for Creative Media System

The Annie Award-winning star of Walt Disney Animation Studios Moana, Native Hawaiian Auliʻi Cravalho, reprises her role as the titular character of the hit feature for the Hawaiian language version. Casting for additional roles within the Hawaiian language version, which... Continue Reading →

Reducing Your Food Waste

One of the biggest things about the Holiday Season is the FOOD! No matter how hard we try we are never able to eat everything that is prepared. A 2016 University of Hawaiʻi/Department of Agriculture study estimated that residents wasted... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC Alumnus Ronald Santos

By Gerimi Tangonan Ronald Santos graduated from Leilehua High School in 2009 and now, less than 10 years later, he’s a full-time teacher there. But, like many other students who start their career path at Honolulu CC, his journey was anything... Continue Reading →

Having a Green Halloween

Halloween is the perfect time for you to put your sustainability practices to the test! It is the perfect holiday to be creative & reduce, reuse & repurpose! Here are some sustainably smart ideas to help you have a Green... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC alumna Hilary Brown

By Steffanie Sobitz Hilary Brown, a member of Honolulu CC’s Career Services office, started out her college career like many of us – unsure, but hopeful about the future. Like so many students going through the motions of high school,... Continue Reading →

Taking Steps to Sustainability

To celebrate Global Climate Change Week (October 9 – October 15) HonCC offered students, faculty & staff a variety of sustainability learning activities.   Dr. John Delay from HonCCʻs Geography department shared what he experienced during his study of Hawaiʻi's hydrologic... Continue Reading →

HonCC Student Receives Scholarship From Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) Liberal Arts student, Alexander Ybarra, was recently named a 2017 Coca-Cola Military Leaders of Promise Scholar from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Each year the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation provides $200,000 in scholarships, setting aside $25,000 for members... Continue Reading →

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