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In response to the challenges presented by COVID-19, Hawai'i Community College is closed to the general public at this time, but still open to students and employees essential in supporting our delivery of classes. We are currently planning for a safe, successful return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester. Please find additional information at

Counseling, advising, and support services


COVID-19 Update for the Counseling, Advising, and Support Services Center:
Weʻre here for you!  Services are available using video chat or phone. Email general questions to  For specific inquiries, please schedule an appointment with a Counselor/Advisor by using MySuccess or email us directly using the list below.

Program Counselors

Email us directly for support with choosing or changing your major, registering for classes, or for assistance with admissions, financial aid, career, and student success strategies.

Program Counselor/Advisor
Accounting (ACCT) Grace Funai,
Administration of Justice (AJ) Kaleo Quintana,
Agriculture (AGR) Karen Crowell,
Architecture, Engineering & Construction Technologies (AEC) Karen Crowell,
Autobody Repair & Painting (ABRP) Karen Crowell,
Automotive Mechanics Technology (AMT) Karen Crowell,
Business Technology (BTEC) Grace Funai,
Carpentry (CARP) Karen Crowell,
Creative Media (CM) Kaleo Quintana,
Culinary Arts (CULN) Karen Crowell,
Diesel Mechanics (DISL) Karen Crowell,
Digital Media Arts (DMA) Kaleo Quintana,
Early Childhood Education (ECED) Larissa Leslie,
Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology (EIMT) Karen Crowell,
Electronics Technology (ET) Karen Crowell,
Fire Science (FS) Kenoalani Dela Cruz,
Hawaiian Studies (HWST) Kaleo Quintana,
Hospitality and Tourism (HOST) Grace Funai,
Human Services (HSER) Kaleo Quintana,
Information Technology (IT) Grace Funai,
Liberal Arts (LBRT) Jeanne Batallones,
Larissa Leslie,
Liberal Arts - Exploratory Business Grace Funai,
Liberal Arts - Exploratory Health Science Kenoalani Dela Cruz,
Liberal Arts concentrations Kaleo Quintana,
Machine Welding and Industrial Mechanics Technology (MWIM) Karen Crowell,
Marketing (MKT) Grace Funai,
Natural Science - BIO & PHYS (NSCI) Larissa Leslie,
Nursing & Allied Health (NURS, PN) Kenoalani Dela Cruz,
Substance Abuse Counseling (SUBS) Kaleo Quintana,
Tropical Forest Ecosystem and Agroforestry Management (TEAM) Larissa Leslie,
Undecided / Undeclared Jeanne Batallones,
Early College / Running Start Glenn-Dee Kuwaye,
Veterans, Foster Youth Wailani Walker,
Location: Kō Education Center Kalehua Kukahiko,
Location: Pālamanui Dana Aina,
Pearla Haʻalilio,
Nathan Roberts,
Ian Shortridge,


Hours of Operation

Doors Open
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
*Office closed on holidays