HonCC Sustainability

Turning Dirt into Green

Mahalo to Diesel instructor Bobby Salvatierra for sharing his story about how he involved his Diesel students in a sustainable beautification project!  View more photos at our Flickr gallery:   Working at Honolulu Community College for over four years, I noticed that there has... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Sustainability and Mālama ‘Aina at Honolulu Community College

Honolulu Community College is celebrating Earth Day a week early with two campus events. Sustainability Showcase On Tuesday, April 12 the campus will be hosting a Sustainability Showcase on the campus mall from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  There will... Continue Reading →

Cabin2Couture partnership with Hawaiian Airlines

“I got a call from Hawaiian Airlines asking if we had any students or alumni that could do an upcycle challenge, and I thought, with what? Then they proceeded to explain that student designers would be given first and coach... Continue Reading →

‘IKE Team takes 1st Place

The 4th annual Ma Ka Hana Ka 'IKE Scholars Symposium was held on August 15, 2015. The event showcased the work of over 90 pre-engineering & engineering students from Honolulu CC, Kapi‘olani CC, Leeward CC, Windward CC, UH Maui College,... Continue Reading →

Mr. Phil’s Secret Garden is a secret no longer

Among the hustle and bustle of Dillingham Boulevard, on the Diamond Head side of the Honolulu Community College campus, hides a tranquil oasis. For the past two semesters longtime cosmetology instructor Phil Hervas, or Mr. Phil as people affectionately call... Continue Reading →

Outdoor classroom receives donation

This fall, #HonCC students will have another option to gather and study thanks to Glenn Young, Steven Fukuoka, Kenton Short, the Honolulu CC Construction Academy, and their students who recently donated hand-made benches and picnic tables to the Ka Māla o Niuhelewai... Continue Reading →

Solar-powered plane’s team holds special session for UH

Story by UH Media Productions After a record breaking five-day flight from Japan in July 2015, the solar-powered airplane the Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Hawaiʻi. The innovative plane, with a wingspan longer than a Boeing 747, was housed... Continue Reading →

New Hybrid/Electric courses for automotive technicians

(Honolulu) – Honolulu Community College is the first in the state to offer non-credit courses in Hybrid and Electric vehicle automotive maintenance. Whether someone is a technician, a sales person, or just a car enthusiast, Honolulu CC is offering the... Continue Reading →

4th Annual Ho‘olaule‘a at Ka Māla o Niuhelewai

It’s been four years since the start of Honolulu Community College's Ka Māla o Niuhelewai (the garden of Niuhelewai) and the kalo (taro) is ready for harvest. Every April, the campus celebrates the māla with an annual campus Hoʻolauleʻa: Wednesday, April 15, 2015... Continue Reading →

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