Raku projects oxidize in the fiery kiln, creating bright colors and a beautiful glow in the darkness of night - Courtesy of Momoe Nakajima

Gallery ‘Iolani displays the beauty of Raku

Gallery ‘Iolani’s latest exhibit, Raku Ho‘olaule‘a 2017, showcases more than 70 ceramic art pieces glazed and fired during the Hawai‘i Craftsmen’s 41st annual Raku Ho‘olaule‘a at Camp Mokulē‘ia in May. The exhibit, which features work from 37 artists, was juried by experts in traditional and contemporary Raku techniques. Originating in […]

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WCC theatre students set to test their skills abroad

WCC theatre students set to test their skills abroad

  This summer, WCC is offering a two-week intensive study abroad experience in the United Kingdom (UK) for theatre students. The first week will be in London where students will take workshops at the East 15 Acting School that focus on Acting, Voice, Movement and Shakespeare in Performance. The students […]

Makana Tani is WCC’s student employee of the year - Patrick Hascall

Makana Tani honored as Student Employee of the Year

  During National Student Employment Week, Makana Tani was named WCC’s Student Employee of the Year. The Kāne‘ohe resident, who works for WCC Student Affairs, is a junior at UH West Oʻahu studying education. As a peer mentor, his primary duties include managing the Student Activity Center, planning and executing […]

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MJ Lewis was a long-time speech instructor at WCC. - Courtesy of Desi  Poteet

Language arts raises funds for Vet Tech in honor of colleague

In Fall 2014, WCC’s language arts department initiated a fundraiser for the Vet Tech program to honor long-time speech instructor MJ Lewis, who passed away in May 2014. “MJ loved animals and supported WCC’s Vet Tech program, so this seemed like a perfect way to honor her,” said language arts […]

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Cut slabs of the monkey pod tree sit and cure in He'eia fishpond for a few months before being reshaped into poi boards. The slabs must cure so that insects and other bacteria are killed off before the board is ready to be used - Darryl Kaneyuki

Kahalu’u man’s legacy lives on

  Pastor Eldeen Kukahiko died last October but the poi boards he started to create for the community will last a lifetime. Before Kukahiko drowned while skin diving solo in waters off Kāne‘ohe Bay, he had recycled a monkeypod tree, which had blown over at Kahalu’u Elementary, to make poi […]

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@LibrarianTara on …    Video Love

@LibrarianTara on …    Video Love

  I love videos, and I hate commercials. I’m also a bit of an info-junkie. Happily, the WCC Library has about, oh, half a gazillion streaming videos, including documentaries, concerts, debates, tutorials and historical footage. A majority of those videos (over 45,000) are found in the database Films on Demand […]

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From left to right: Keith Schiller, George Gigicos, Daniel Scavino and John McEntee - Courtesy of Ap

Trump assembles his round table

  A major factor in every new presidency is figuring out who has direct access to the president. In the weeks leading up to Trump’s inauguration, the incoming president’s top aides hurried to figure this out in time for the big day. Outside of Trump’s cabinet is a private coterie, […]

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