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About Hawai'i Community College – Pālamanui

Aloha, and welcome to Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui.

The new campus, which is located mauka of the Kona International Airport in North Kona, opened its doors to students for the first time in August 2015.

We are pleased to deliver education with aloha, offering high-quality, affordable college programs to the West Hawai‘i community in sustainably designed faciilties.

Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui offers associate degree and certificate programs. The campus also serves as a University of Hawai‘i Center, which means we deliver more than 60 certificates, bachelor’s degrees, and graduate degrees from campuses across the UH system, such as Mānoa, Hilo and West O‘ahu. We can help you enroll in these programs, and we will also provide the local student support to help you succeed.

Pālamanui means “foundation of profound enlightenment.” We hope our Kauhale can be your foundation for building the career and life that you want.

Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui is a branch campus of Hawai‘i Community College with academic programs and student services along with shared institutional structures such as Mission, Vision, Institutional Learning Outcomes, and Accreditation.