Tag Archives: Honolulu Community College
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When the lights went out

Dear HonoluluCC ‘Ohana, On behalf of the campus administration, we want to thank everyone for their patience yesterday during the campus power outage. As reported to us from HECO, there was a downed power line that impacted several areas in our community. Our campus worked closely with HECO to resolve the issue as quickly as […]

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New Place Based Signage on Campus

Several years ago the college acquired funding from the Diversity and Equity Initiative of the University of Hawai‘i to do place name signage for the campus.  Under former Dean of University College, Ralph Kam, and Hawaiian Studies Instructor, Alapaki Luke, six place name signs were created with the help from Honolulu CC’s Design Center.   According […]

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Hawaiian Airlines partners with Honolulu CC to train future mechanics

Hawaiian Airlines has partnered with Honolulu Community College and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers to launch a new apprenticeship program to train and recruit local candidates interested in pursuing a career as aviation mechanics. Hawaiian’s Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship Program, in partnership with Honolulu CC’s Aeronautics Maintenance Technology program, will provide valuable on-the-job […]

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Marine Welding Program Prepares Maritime Workforce

Honolulu Community College’s Office of Continuing Education, in partnership with HonCC’s Welding program, offered a Marine Welding Technology program specifically towards preparing participants from the Hawai’i Youth Challenge Academy for the maritime workforce.   The program started in January with eight cadets.  Three successfully completed on July 14.  The 138 hour course focused on areas such as blueprint reading, workmanship […]

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Engaging Aspiring Engineers through Summer Academy

Imagine you are trapped on Mars with only scant materials available to you to figure out a way home. Engineers face these kinds of seemingly impossible tasks on a daily basis. For 44 high school students, including two from American Samoa, this was a scenario they had to figure out during a 6-week course at […]

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Constructing the Next Generation Workforce

The construction industry is on the rise in Hawai‘i, and with the future workforce projection, Honolulu Community College is providing career exploration to 66 high school students representing 20 public, private and charter schools, including the Hawai’i Youth Challenge Academy.   On Friday, July 8 the students were recognized amongst their family and friends for successfully completing a six-week program […]

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Honolulu CC alumna Lori James

“Guess What?” is a common question used by many people to share news of happiness and mirth. But in the case of graphic designer Lori James, “Guess What?” is also the name of her design studio business in Nuʻuanu. James creates card designs for events such as birthdays, graduations and weddings. She was a student […]

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Honolulu CC alumnus Kurt Kendro

Recently retired Honolulu Police Major Kurt B. Kendro supervised 160 police officers in the far-flung Kapolei District, which stretches from ‘Ewa Beach to Ka‘ena Point and serves a population of 160,000 people. In addition to providing 24-hour-a-day law enforcement to those residents, Kendro was also responsible for a $16 million budget for his unit and two […]

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Special Commencement Walk

Every now and then you hear a story that puts a smile on your face.  This weekend Hawaii News Now shared a story about a special commencement walk during the Pearl City High School graduation.  Come to find out the young man, Willam Ah Chan, who escorted fellow graduate Aubrey McKenzie who has down syndrome, is […]

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To Our Newest Alumni!

Congratulations on achieving your goal of graduation from Honolulu Community College! Graduation is an outstanding accomplishment and we are delighted that you chose Honolulu Community College for your educational journey. Your studies have prepared you for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead and I encourage you to use what you have gained at Honolulu Community College to […]

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