A new paid internship program in Honokaʻa is bringing together local youth, businesses and innovation coaches in an effort to help the community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic fallout.
Note: This column appeared in the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii Newsletter.
As the health crisis created by COVID-19 begins to slowly taper and our economy begins to re-open, it’s imperative that as a community we are prepared to help boost the recovery and create a more resilient economy that can better withstand future crises.
Nowel Lucas, who graduated from Hawai‘i Community College, has received a $1,000 scholarship to help her transfer and continue her studies at a four-year university this fall.
Lucas received the Pacific Region Transfer Scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa. The scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement and rigor, engagement in college and community activities, and leadership. She is one of two students selected to receive this scholarship this year.
Kapua Kaulia was excited. She was worried. Despite those jitters, she pushed forward in the fall of 2017 with her plans to attend Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui even though she knew it would be tough attending college as a mother of five juggling both family and academics.
Hawai'i Community College is proud to honor community partners, alumni, faculty and staff who demonstrate exceptional effort and skill in serving our students, our campus and our wider community. The following awardees were announced during the annual All-College Meeting on Friday, May 8, 2020.
With just weeks away until the end of this semester, now is the time for that second wind to the finish line. Spring 2020 is definitely one for the books of Kauhale memories. So, let us finish strong and healthy…. Here are a few updates.
We posted new information relating to COVID-19 planning. They include:
Credit/No-Credit Grading Policy and FAQs
This column by Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas was published in the April 2020 edition of the JCCIH's Oshirase.
It’s amazing how our world has been turned upside down in the last several weeks as COVID-19 has thrown our local and global communities for a loop.
Hawai‘i Community College is pleased to announce the launch of the TalkCampus app, which is an online global mental health support network available 24/7.
Students often face a variety of challenges even under normal circumstances, but the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic may create added difficulties.