Clorox bottles dating from the 1910s to 1970s were found at a site between Waipahu and Pearl City during a 2017 dig – Rick Oania-Elam

Digging for glass reveals Hawai‘i history

Under the cover of darkness, two men armed with shovels quietly work in downtown Honolulu. The still of the night is pierced occasionally by the gentle roar and whoosh of a passing car and the clinks and scratches of a shovel meeting gravel. Although faced with legal and physical risk, these […]

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Ē Luke Wale Ē can be seen at Gallery ‘Iolani until May 6. – Photo by Patrick Hascall

Gallery ‘Iolani exhibit tells story about the ‘āina

A new exhibit at Gallery ‘Iolani showcases the photography of WCC art professor and humanities department chair Mark Hamasaki and former art lecturer Kapulani Landgraf. The exhibit, titled Ē Luke Wale Ē, bears witness to the changes in the land as they were taking place during the building of the […]

Homemade pickled mango – Courtesy of Christian Palmer

Sustainability Matters

by Christian Palmer Aloha ‘Āina Earth Week In the week leading up to Earth Day on April 22, Windward Community College celebrated by having a series of Aloha ʻĀina Earth Week activities sponsored by Ke Kumu Pali and the Sustainability Curriculum Committee. Students, faculty and staff got together to do […]

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Creative Media takes center stage at upcoming conference

Creative Media takes center stage at upcoming conference

Creative Media at WCC started in fall 2016, and in that short time has had impressive success, having had one of its alumni, Sky Bruno, accepted into a prestigious fellowship at the Sundance Institute. The program’s latest endeavor, however, is closer to home. On Thursday, April 26, it will host […]

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The Wellness Corner

The Wellness Corner

APRIL IS #SAAM (Sex Assault Awareness Month)   Sexual assault resources on campus:  Where can you go? According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, but the vast majority of sexual assault crimes on college […]

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General education requirement for Math to change this fall

General education requirement for Math to change this fall

Effective this fall, Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) will replace Symbolic Reasoning (FS) as a General Education requirement. That means students entering WCC or any campus in the UH system this fall or beyond will be required to satisfy the FQ requirement for the AA degree in Liberal Arts, AA degree in […]

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Chuck Furuya jokes with staff at Vino Italian Tapas and Wine Bar in Honolulu – Courtesy of Storm Cruz

Getting to know a master sommelier

I think he went to go put his pants on,” a member of the wait staff says. Shorts and slippers are the norm for Chuck Furuya, part owner of Vino Italian Tapas and Wine bar in downtown Honolulu. That is, until it’s time for dress shoes and pants. The uniform […]

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