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Construction of the new childcare center is scheduled to begin March 7 in Hale ‘Akoakoa – Patrick Hascall

WCC starts construction of new childcare center

  On March 7, a groundbreaking ceremony was scheduled to celebrate the start of construction of the new childcare center at Windward Community College. The new center will be called the Hānai a ulu Childcare Center. Hānai a ulu means to feed, grow and nurture. The center will care for […]

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Sustainability Matters, with Christian Palmer

Sustainability Matters, with Christian Palmer

  In this monthly column, anthropology instructor and faculty chair of the sustainability curriculum committee Christian Palmer shares with us his thoughts related to Hawai‘i’s environment. No Trespassing: A Guide to Illegal Hiking in Hawai‘i   A friend of mine once said, “If you’re looking for a trailhead, it’s always […]

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A sign marks the entrance to WCC’s sister college in Aotearoa –Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Maori culture abounds at WCC’s sister college

  Since 2012, WCC has had a sister college called Te Whare Wananga O Awanuiārangi located in Whakatane, Aotearoa (New Zealand). I was fortunate to visit there during my study abroad adventure. Awanuiārangi first opened its doors in 1992 in Whakatane and now has three campuses on New Zealand’s North […]

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WCC holds first blood drive of the year

WCC holds first blood drive of the year

  Last month, WCC worked with the Blood Bank of Hawaiʻi (BBH) to host the school’s first blood drive of the year, which was located in the Hale ‘Ākoakoa parking lot. The two groups have held blood drives on campus since 1978. The blood collected helps replenish the blood supply […]

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Uala Leaf Café offers local favorites and heart-healthy food options -Photo by Leighland Tagawa

Uala Leaf Café increases prices of menu items

  On Jan. 20, the Uala Leaf Cafe celebrated its one-year anniversary with complimentary cake for diners. It also increased menu prices. “We decided that at this point and time it would be good to increase the prices,” said Charlene Akina, WCC workforce development coordinator. “We are trying to become […]

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STAR GPS is part of the 15 to Finish program that was developed by the Hawai‘i Graduation Initiative - Courtesy of 15-to-Finish

STAR GPS earns mixed reviews

  Following the launch of STAR GPS last November, there has been a mixed response amongst faculty and students at Windward Community College. Alissa Leone, a psychology student who transferred from WCC to UH Mānoa last semester, found the new registration system to be helpful throughout the process. “I think […]

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UH Foundation: Sixty years of raising funds for the university and students

UH Foundation: Sixty years of raising funds for the university and students

  Ring … ring … The caller ID flashes a 956 prefix that looks familiar. Your curiosity piques, and you answer the phone. “Aloha! May I speak to Hanalei Ramirez?” a voice on the line says. “This is Laulima Pono calling on behalf of the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.” These […]

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