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Bishop Museum exhibit features cordwork created by Hawai'i CC professor

The Hawaiian cordwork done by Taupōuri Tangarō, director of Hawaiian culture and protocols engagement for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College, is currently featured in an exhibit at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu called Hulia ʻAno: Inspired Patterns. The museum is the world premier center for Hawaiian and Oceanic material arts and the exhibit features the patterns found in Hawaiian creative works.

Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter inducts new members

2017 PTK Induction Ceremony

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Psi Epsilon chapter in Hilo conducted its formal Spring 2017 Induction Ceremonies. Vice President of Membership Charles Bauguess served as Induction Chairperson, and Chapter President Nicholas Eisen served as the Master of Ceremonies. English Lecturer Rebecca Jacobs delivered the keynote address.

Hawai‘i CC’s Phi Theta Kappa wins big at the 2017 regional convention

PTK Group Picture

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attended the 2017 Pacific Regional Convention at Kapi‘olani Community College where they were recognized with chapter and individual awards.  These awards included:

Agriculture and Culinary Arts farm-to-table partnership pleases palates

A beautiful academic partnership is blooming across the Hawaiʻi Community College campus. The Agriculture program is providing produce for the campus’ Culinary Arts program and students on both sides are thrilled.

Hawaiʻi CC Agriculture student Ana Murillo said, “I feel that that this is very important to Hawaiʻi because 90 percent of our food is imported.”

4th Annual Hawai'i CC Day happening on Friday, February 24

Photo of Hawaii CC Day

Hawaiʻi Community College will host the 4th Annual Hawaiʻi Community College Day on February 24, 9 a.m.—1 p.m. at the Manono Campus in Hilo.

The day will begin with a kīpaepae welina, a traditional Native Hawaiian welcoming ceremony. The college’s academic programs and student services will present interactive exhibits that highlight the degree and certificate programs available at the campus.

The event is free and open to the public.