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Fall semester kicks off with Welcome Week activities

Hawai'i CC students, faculty and staff kicked off the semester with some fun activities! See some photos of the events in the gallery below. 

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Hawai‘i Community College will host Welcome Week activities at the Manono campus in Hilo and the Pālamanui campus in Kona during the first week of classes, August 26-30.

Enjoy games, meet administrators, and get free food and giveaways. Manono campus events will be held in the grassy area by Counseling, or in Kaneikeao if stated in the schedule below. For Pālamanui event locations, see below, check in at the Office of Student Services or find the action on campus. The North Hawaii Education and Research Center (NHERC) will have cotton candy and survival kits available as well during Welcome Week. 

See below for the full schedule. Contact the Paepae Haumana Welcome Center at 934-2800 or email welcomeu@hawaii.edu with questions. 

MANONO CAMPUS

Monday, August 26 10 am - 2 pm

What's Poppin' 

  • Find the Phrase: Look for the common phrase on campus resource posters and be entered into a drawing.
  • Tabling by HI Plan, UH Hilo Transfer Counselor, and The Learning Center.​

Get your popcorn with toppings at Kau Wa'a.

Tuesday, August 27 10 am - 2 p.m.

Sugar Rush 

  • Meet & Greet with your administrators between 12-1 pm in Kaneikeao. Soup will be served. Please BYOB (bring your own bowl) as we continue to promote sustainability.
  • Tabling by UH Hilo Transfer Counselor, and The Learning Center.​

Get your cotton candy and survival kits at the Kau Wa'a. 

Wednesday, August 28, 10 am - 2 pm

Wellness Wednesday

  • Life Game (10 am-12:30 pm)
  • Lawn games (PAU Violence)
  • Basic Tahitian w/Karla and Sherise 12-1 pm in Kaneikeao. Blue Zone Swag will be given to participants.
  • Tabling by The Learning Center
 

Thursday, August 29, 10 am - 2 pm

Thirsty Thursday

  • Board games under the tent
  • Tabling by The Learning Center​

Get your shave ice at Kau Wa'a from 10 am-12pm. Get your Teapresso Bar (Boba drink) 12-2 pm on the lawn outside of Kau Wa'a.

Friday, August 30, 11 am - 1 pm

Friendly Friday

  • Games on the lawn.
 

PĀLAMANUI CAMPUS

Monday, August 26 10 am - 2 pm

Sugar Rush 

    • Cotton candy will be served to students by faculty, staff, and administrators in the hallway of Buildings A and B.
    • Student Life college survival kit will be passed out to students.
    • Americorp Vista will have a table set up for sustainability information and ideas for Pālamanui.
    • Students can fill out a survey to enter a lucky drawing to win swag and donated prizes.

    Tuesday, August 27 10 am - 2 p.m.

    What's Poppin'

    • Popcorn will be served to the students by faculty, staff, and administrators in the hallway of Buildings A and B.
    • Student Life college survival kit will be passed out to students.
    • Student Government will be tabling and passing out school supplies.
    • Students can fill out a survey to enter a lucky drawing to win swag and donated prizes.

    Wednesday, August 28, 10 am - 2 pm

    Shave Ice

    • Shave ice will be served to students by faculty, staff, and administrators in the hallway of Buildings A and B.
    • Pizza with the Chancellor. 
    • Tabling information and game for mental health on the cafe lanai. 
    • Students can fill out a survey to enter a lucky drawing to win swag and donated prizes.