Note: This column appears in the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai'i Oshirase Newsletter for December 2017.
By Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas
The popular “Great Leaps Dance Concert” will take place Friday, December 1 (preview show) and Saturday, December 2, both at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo Performing Arts Center. Over 150 dancers from the combined dance classes in the UH Hilo Performing Arts Department and the Hawaiʻi Community College Dance Program will perform 12 original dances to culminate the past semester of study.
Hawai'i Community College and the University of Hawai'i Foundation welcomed foundation donors and student scholarship recipients to the third annual Donor Mahalo and Student Scholarship Recognition Breakfast on November 3. The event was held at the Hawai'i CC Manono Campus cafeteria with nearly 100 in attendance.
Students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College won a year’s free tuition for the business plans they submitted to the 2017 HIPlan Competition. Semifinalists in a competition between Hawaiʻi Island entrepreneurs pitched their business plans to judges on October 21. The 15 semifinalists competed for a $25,000 prize to use as seed money toward their vision.
Aloha mai kākou,
A famous quote from Dan Oswald states, “Communication must be HOT. That is, HONEST, OPEN and TWO-WAY.”
I am writing for a few reasons: