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Leonard Young’s gift to WCC students

Leonard Young’s gift to WCC students

You can usually find Leonard Young pampering the enthusiastic, frolicking, hungry tilapia down at the fish tanks near Hale Uluwehi. With his years of experience, he can take one look at the condition of the water and tell you exactly how the tilapia are doing. Young teaches Aquaculture 106/106L and […]

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MJ Lewis, former speech professor at WCC, who passed away in May 2014.

Cat Condo memorial in MJ’s name

Imagine a place where cats being treated by the veterinary technician program can rest and recover in comfort. That is the possible future memorial to celebrate and remember MJ Lewis, an animal lover and a memorable teacher. Lewis, a WCC speech teacher from 1997 to 2014, passed away suddenly in […]

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Student loans and reducing debt stress

Student loans and reducing debt stress

College is an excellent investment. According to a recent study, a four-year degree produces benefits far in excess of the cost of going to college. After some years, the average college graduate earns $800,000 more than the average high school graduate by retirement age. While college is worthwhile, it does […]

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Let the games begin — WinGG draws weekly crowds

Let the games begin — WinGG draws weekly crowds

More than 50 attendees (and 18 pizzas) showed up at the inaugural meeting of WinGG, WCC’s gaming club. “I was stunned, in awe and excited about the number we had,” said club advisor and theatre instructor Nick Logue. “I was ball-parking at around 20 and (the club officers) were like, […]

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Fish farming at Windward and raising students’ hopes

Fish farming at Windward and raising students’ hopes

Just beyond and to the right of the agriculture building, Hale Uluwehi, lie five large round blue plastic tanks. Nearing these tanks — 8 feet in diameter by 3 feet high — you’ll hear a gurgling sound. Upon closer inspection, you’ll see fish swirling and splashing around in a pool […]

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Champion Showtime Fancy Dan wins best of breed CSCH Feb. 6, 1989.

Windward’s Clayton Akatsuka: best in class

After writing a problem on the board, WCC math professor Clayton Akatsuka turns and asks his students, “What’s the ‘f” word?” A few students’ eyes brighten. They know the answer to this one. Quickly, Akatsuka realizes what’s about to happen and says, “No! It’s F.O.I.L.!” — a trick for remembering […]

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and Hawaiian studies lecturer Lufi Luteru demonstrates weaving techniques.

Creative fun at Paliku Arts Festival April 11

Come Play, Do Art’ at WCCʻs 5th Annual Palikū Arts Festival, a unique interactive arts experience set for Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around the Palikū Theatre plaza and art spaces. The festival is free and open to all ages. All art supplies are […]

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