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ASUH seeks candidates

ASUH seeks candidates

WCC’s Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i, or ASUH, is preparing to hold an election for those who would like to serve in student government. Many of the current and long-standing members are graduating, which provides a chance for other students to step up and fill their shoes. Prospective […]

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Kumu Makanani soars with enthusiasm

Kumu Makanani soars with enthusiasm

Makanani Salā, WCC’s new Hawaiian Studies (HWST 107) teacher, says that when she sees a student having an “aha” moment, that is the most rewarding feeling she can have. “It’s better when students can come to the answer on their own,” she explains. To lead students to those moments, Makanani […]

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Nominations due for excellence awards

Nominations due for excellence awards

Each year WCC calls for nominations to recognize faculty, staff and community members who have demonstrated excellence in the work they do. The honors include the UH Board of Regents Excellence in Teaching award for a full-time faculty member as well as a Meritorious Lecturer Award. Last year, mathematics instructor […]

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Dr. Joseph Ciotti stands next to his designed bronze sundial made in England.

Stellar additions to Imaginarium

Want to learn more about astronomy in a fun way? Check out the WCC Imaginarium’s new features this season. On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, “Star-Crossed Lovers” will be shown at 7 and 8:30 p.m. for adults 21 and older. The social hour runs from 7 to 7:30 p.m. The second […]

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A celebration of Hawaiian music — and a grand piano

A celebration of Hawaiian music — and a grand piano

“An Evening of Hawaiian Jazz” last month drew more than 100 people to celebrate the arrival of WCC’s first Steinway grand piano. Artists Teresa Bright, William Klingelhoffer, Ka‘ala Carmack and Aaron Salā performed at the new Hale A‘o – ‘Ōpio Kākela building to raise funds to offset the cost of […]

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Silverfish, roaches and rats . . . oh my!

Silverfish, roaches and rats . . . oh my!

How do you preserve a multimillion-dollar library for future generations? In the case of WCC, you do everything you can to be respectful of the rules and appreciate the resources. Head librarian Jan Sung urged, “To save it, we need to take care of it, and we need your (the […]

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Service-Learning could lead to future careers

Service-Learning could lead to future careers

Last spring, WCC students put in almost 1,400 hours for Service-Learning over the course of the semester. In the past few weeks, Service-Learning coordinator Sharon MacQuoid and her student assistant, Jamie Logan, have been making the rounds and informing classes about the program. Service-Learning is the application of course learning […]

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