HonCC Diesel Program Prepares Students For a Greener Workforce

The requirement to be more environmentally responsible is impacting many technical and service professions, including in transportation fields. The Diesel Mechanics Technology program at Honolulu Community College (HonCC) is actively working to prepare its studentsʻ to meet the more rigorous... 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 →

Spring Cleaning and Clearing

The first day of Spring (and Spring Break) is a few weeks away! One of the ways we can welcome the season is with some “Spring Cleaning.” Cleaning creates a more comfortable living and working space. Cleaning and decluttering renews your... 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 →

Feeding Your Plants After You Feed Yourself

In last monthʻs piece, Let’s Get Growing! we shared ideas on how you can be an urban gardener. If you have already started your garden, or are currently making plans/designs for your garden, composting supports your efforts, and can be... 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 →

Tech Apprenticeship Program Works with Amazon and Honolulu Community College to Help Military Service Members Transition into Civilian Tech Roles

Apprenti, Nation's First Registered Tech Apprenticeship Program, Will Launch Hawai'i Program in April HONOLULU, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Apprenti™, the nation's first registered tech apprenticeship program, announced today that it will work with Amazon and the Pacific Center for Advanced... Continue Reading →

A Piece of Heaven at Building 27

Over the past few years Cosmetology instructor, Phil Hervas (Mr. Phil), has transformed Building 27 into a garden showplace through his passion, commitment and a substantial investment of personal time and care. Mr. Philʻs project began as an effort to discourage... Continue Reading →

Community Colleges Announce UH Transfer Days

By Big Island Now February 7, 2018, 2:30 PM HST (Updated February 7, 2018, 11:33 AM) University of Hawaiʻi community college students have just received letters offering an auto-admission option to attend a four-year UH campus in the fall. These... Continue Reading →

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