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Computer Lab and Study Area

lab studyThe main area in the Hale Kea Advancement and Testing Center consists of a computer lab and a study area. Equipment available for use in Hale Kea includes: Dell PC computers, black & white and color laser printers (for a fee), headphones, calculators, paper cutter, tape, two-hole punch, three-hole punch, scissors, and stapler.


Students using the facilities at Hale Kea must check in and out. Kiosks are located at either entrance. Checking in and out helps to ensure continued services and allows us to plan for future services. We really appreciate your cooperation!


Picture of Computer AreaFood and beverages are permitted in the study area, but no food or beverages (including water bottles) are allowed near computers.

There are 24 PC computer workstations. All computers are internet–accessible and have common software installed including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. All computers have CD, DVD drives, and two USB ports

There are four printing computer stations in the lab. Three black/white laser printers and one color/double sided printer. Printing at Hale Kea costs 10-cents per page, paper is provided. Students needing printing services will need to activate a PAPERCUTNG account at the Hawaii CC business office located in building 397 at the Manono Campus. Please come by if you have any questions regarding the printing policy.


Study AreaThe study area is an open area with several large tables and good lighting.

You can spread out your books and papers, study quietly with others, or just sit and review class notes.

A low level of conversation is acceptable and students often meet with their instructors here.

Food and beverages are permitted in the study area, but you may not have food and beverages near computers.