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Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Windward students venture abroad next year

  Students from Windward Community College will go global next year through new study abroad trips to Aotearoa (New Zealand) and England (United Kingdom) as well as through student-initiated independent travel.   Aotearoa The trip to Aotearoa will take place during spring break from March 24 to April 2. Led […]

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The Furtado-Tom ‘ohana was once homeless in Waimanalo – Courtesy of Rachell Furtado-Tom

Local organizations help Windward’s homeless

  As the homeless problem continues to grow on O‘ahu, the Windward Homeless Alliance (WHA), an informal group of non-profits, churches, government officials and community members, works daily to offer services like food drives, emergency shelters, laundry services and more. “We came together from Kāne‘ohe, Kahaluʻu, and Koʻolauloa to help […]

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Anti-Trump protesters marched from Kapi‘olani Park to the International Trump Hotel in Waikiki chanting and holding signs – Courtesy of Austin Weihmiller

Anti-Trump protests mobilize across the country

  As millions of Americans watched the election unfold on Nov. 8, anti-Trump supporters around the country immediately began to demonstrate their disapproval of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. Within 24 hours, protesters took to the streets in at least 25 cities including Portland, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Austin, New Orleans, Washington […]

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Counselor Winston Kong retiring (video)

Counselor Winston Kong retiring (video)

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Hawai'i State Film Commissioner Donnie Dawson –Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Film industry offers job opportunities for students

  An interview with the Hawai’i State Film Commisioner   Hawai‘i State Film Commissioner Donne Dawson works tirelessly to protect sacred lands while opening up avenues for filming. With sparkly eyes and a bright smile, she says not a day goes by when problems do not arise that she needs […]

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Upward Bound program helps students succeed

Upward Bound program helps students succeed

The Upward Bound program at WCC works closely with students at Kailua High, Castle High and Kalaheo High to prepare them for academic success in high school, college and beyond through monthly school visits, Saturday academies, academic support and free mentorship and guidance through the college search and admissions process. […]

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Windward art gallery presents student art show

Windward art gallery presents student art show

On Friday, Oct. 28, Gallery ‘Iolani opened its newest exhibit, Confluence, featuring art created by WCC students. “Confluence means coming together,” said art professor and gallery coordinator Toni Martin. “And that’s what this is: art, students and programs are coming together with the art.” Martin said she creates student shows […]