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Each gate on the fence is secured with a combination lock, and every gate is located under a street light - Deborah Higa

New fence aims to deter elopement

  With the start of spring semester, the long-awaited fence that runs between WCC’s upper campus and the Hawai‘i State Hospital’s lower parking lot was completed. The $25,000 fence was a collaboration between WCC and the hospital to increase security on both campuses and was funded solely by the hospital […]

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Panelists discuss the late Patsy T. Mink and Title IX in Paliku Theatre - Leighland Tagawa

WCC highlights the achievements of women and impact of Title IX

  On March 23, WCC’s Women’s History Month program and Ka ‘Ohana co-hosted a special event with Honolulu Civil Beat titled “Civil Cafe: The Legacy of Patsy Mink and Why Title IX Matters.” About 90 people gathered in Palikū Theatre to see the documentary Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority, […]

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Cynthia Lee Sinclair enjoys a delicious breakfast on the train - Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Traveling through Europe on just $80 a day

  If you live on a tight budget, you might think you can’t afford to travel. But I’ve found that you can make it through Europe on just $80/day, if you plan carefully. If you want fancy hotels, you will not be able to make it. But if you are […]

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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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