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Alumna opens annual pumpkin patch

Alumna opens annual pumpkin patch

For the 6th year straight, Waimanalo Country Farms, a family-run business owned by WCC alumna Shawn Kadooka and her husband Dom, is opening its Waimanalo Pumpkin Patch. Starting Oct. 3 through Halloween, the patch will be open every weekend from 9 a.m to 5 p.m., and weekdays from 9 a.m. […]

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Come to WCC’s Ho‘olaule‘a Oct.3

Come to WCC’s Ho‘olaule‘a Oct.3

Bust out the coolers and beach chairs, load the family in the car and drive on over to Kāne‘ohe, it’s time for the 15th annual Windward Community College Ho´olaule´a. On Saturday, Oct. 3, WCC will once again roll out the welcome wagon. If you enjoy local entertainment, ´ono food, a […]

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Hawaiian Studies blessed with new hale

Hawaiian Studies blessed with new hale

On July 24, WCC’s new hale for the Hawaiian Studies program received a traditional blessing. The 19-by-40 foot thatched wooden structure located next to Hale A‘o near the campus entrance is now part of the mahi‘ai kalo (kalo cultivation) class taught by Hawaiian Studies lecturer Liko Hoe. Hanalei Marzan, a […]

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A young girl looks in the mirror, imagining herself like a picture in a magazine.

Mirror, mirror on the wall . . .

Imagine girls worrying about whether they’re thin enough at age 10. Yes, the issue of body image is beginning younger and younger with each generation. According to clinical psychologist Dr. Robin Goodman, “Girls’ self-esteem peaks when they are 9 years old, then takes a nosedive.” The low self-esteem seems to […]

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Buying that first home

Buying that first home

So, you want to buy a home in Hawai‘i, huh? So do a lot of other people! According to a recent article in the Honolulu Advertiser, Hawai‘i needs about 66,000 homes built over the next decade to satisfy demand. And most experts agree that not enough homes are being built […]

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Kahele to share Hawaiian culture with Japan

Kahele to share Hawaiian culture with Japan

With only seven slots available for the Hakuoh University International Study Tour, WCC’s own Elena Kahele was selected for the nine-day summer home stay program in Oyama City, Japan. Kahele will be participating in the program from June 5 to June 14. While there, she will be learning about Japanese […]

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A selection of wood-fired pizzas from Boston's, one of the many food vendors that catered at the festival.

Fun at Palikū Arts Festival

On April 11, the community came to WCC to revel in a day of creative activities for the 5th Annual Palikū Arts Festival. Here are a few images by Ka ‘Ohana photographer Jessica Crawford.