Wai, Wai, Wai? Why You Should Reduce Your Use

While approximately ¾ (71%) of the Earth’s surface is water, and more than 95% of the word’s ocean holds all of the planet’s water[1], less than 3% of it is fresh & only 1% of that freshwater is accessible[2]. In... Continue Reading →


Welina, We Got Your Back!

Aloha! Do you remember seeing our "Welcome Back" tables in front of Kaukaōkū (Building 7) and Building 5? At Honolulu Community College (HonCC), we offer assistance on the first two days of every fall and spring semester to our new... Continue Reading →

Get Out! Get Dirty! Be Green!

One of the best ways that you can help the environment is participating in a community organized clean up or restoration project. Why is it one of the best ways to help the environment? It’s simple - when you mālama... Continue Reading →

Help the Environment by Stopping Junk Mail

Every year more approximately 100 million trees are used to produce approximately 5.6 million tons of junk mail each year in the U.S. alone[1]. The production, distribution and disposal of junk mail in the U.S. creates over 51 million metric... Continue Reading →

Have you seen our new Online Orientation Video?

New Orientation Video In the Spring of 2017, we officially launched our new orientation video at A big mahalo to  Mrs. Billie Lueder, Nicholas Smith (Nick Smith Media), Native Hawaiian Center, Student Life & Development, and Honolulu Community... Continue Reading →

Many Minds, One University (MM1U) 2017 – 2018

Every year, the UH Office of Sustainability identifies a common focus around which UH communities are encouraged to structure class assignments and projects, as well as campus events and education. The theme for this academic year is WATER. In May 2017, SENCER (Science... Continue Reading →

Calling All Students!

Attention HonCC Students! Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! Too help kick off the Fall 2017 semester the Ka Lā newsroom have been gathering stories & videos for you to read between classes or while on a study break. If you,... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Fall 2017 Semester!

Welcome Students! On behalf of Honolulu Community College, we wish you a successful Fall semester! We are happy you're a part of the Honolulu Community College ʻOhana.  We look forward to providing you with the opportunity to learn and participate in the many programs that... Continue Reading →

Hulili Ke Kukui Hawaiian Center is moving!

You might have noticed a lot of changes happening on campus over the past year.  The first was the dramatic transformation of the cafeteria, Hale ‘Aina.  The next was the renovation of the Dillingham wing of Building 5 that was... Continue Reading →

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