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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 →

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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 →

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: https://flic.kr/s/aHskGQvj3U   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 →

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