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Hawai‘i Community College launches new Summer STEM Camp

Photo of students at the STEM Camp.

Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) hosted a brand-new Summer STEM Camp June 15-26 in an effort to interest middle school students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of college graduates in Hawai‘i with expertise in STEM fields. Students engaged in hands-on experiences at the college campus and in the community as they learned about biology and astronomy.

$245k gift supports culinary program at Hawaiʻi CC–Pālamanui

Photo of Hawaii Community College, American Culinary Federation, and UH Foundation representatives with a ceremonial check.

HAWAI‘I ISLAND – The American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association of Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i has donated $245,000 to establish the ACF Kona Kohala Chefs Association & Jean Hull, CCE, AAC Culinary Endowment. This fund will support the growing culinary program at the soon-to-open Hawai‘i Community College - Pālamanui campus.

This is the largest endowment of its kind to support either campus of Hawai‘i Community College in its 50+-year history.

Summer agriculture classes on tap at Hawai‘i Community College

Photo of agriculture professor and students.

Contact: Linda Burnham Larish, Hawai‘i CC C3T-1 Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, 934-2687.

Hawai‘i Community C­ollege (Hawai‘i CC) is offering a series of non-credit agriculture classes this summer that cover topics like sustainable farming practices, pest and disease control, nursery management, irrigation, how to manage a farm business, and more.