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Hawai'i CC COVID-19 Information


Updated July 1, 2020: 

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 online classes. We are currently preparing for a safe return to our campuses for the fall 2020 semester. See the University COVID-19 Guidelines for a safe, successful return to campus.

It is recommended that students stay in close communication with their instructors and advisors as the semester approaches. You may also find Student Support Information below.

UH System has established an email address,, where questions related to COVID-19 impacts on the college and university can be sent.


Hawai'i CC CARES Report

The University of Hawai‘i, including University of Hawai‘i Hawai‘i Community College, provided emergency financial grants to students in April and May 2020 to address unexpected financial hardships caused by the coronavirus and disruptions to their education and lives. The federal CARES Act supported emergency assistance directly to students who meet federal eligibility requirements.

View the University of Hawai‘i Hawai‘i Community College’s report on administration of the federal CARES Act Part I, Emergency Financial Aid Grants for students.

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Campus Events

Campus Hosted Events

To protect faculty, staff, students and the public, we will not be hosting campus events that are expected to draw 10 or more people through May 8. Commencement ceremonies scheduled for May in Hilo and Kona have been cancelled. Hawai'i CC is planning to re-schedule commencement for the end of the Fall 2020 semester in December. 

Public Events and Rentals

Hawai'i CC is cancelling public use of our facilities by external parties through May 8. Regarding events scheduled for after May 8, please stay tuned for information and updates as the situation evolves.