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No more smoking on WCC campus

No more smoking on WCC campus

All University of Hawai‘i campuses have been tobacco free as of July 10. WCC is now one of approximately 2,000 campuses in the country that’s taken the step towards achieving a healthier school environment. Becoming tobacco free also means that electronic cigarettes and vapes are prohibited. Vice Chancellor for Administrative […]

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The new iPhone Xs and Xs Max are on display at the Ala Moana Apple store –STORM CRUZ

Newest Apple iPhones offer upgraded features

The recently released iPhone Xs and Xs Max are the newest product offerings by Apple, and figuring out if they are right for you can be a tough decision. With the iPhone X previously being the most recent release, these newer S models are basically upgrades. Upgrades to the hardware […]

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High levels of stress can negatively affect students’ mental health –EZZIO LAVARELLO

September shined a light on suicide awareness

Last month was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is a critical issue in school communinites. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, one in five college students has thoughts of committing suicide. This means that 67,000 students from more than 100 U.S. schools this past year have experienced […]

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Windward Community College’s Ka ‘Ohana newspaper’s first edition cover, May 1973

Ka ‘Ohana celebrates 45th anniversary

This issue of Ka ‘Ohana marks a milestone as we celebrate our 45th year in publication. Over the years, Ka ‘Ohana has grown to become a training ground for student journalists to hone their storytelling skills and establish connections that will benefit them later in their careers. Advised by journalism […]

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Chef Iha’s proudest dish is his salmon with a ginger mushroom sauce – Courtesy of Storm Cruz

Gochi Grill gives new life to the bento

Gochisosama” is a Japanese term said after a meal that refers to giving appreciation. It’s equivalent to “that was delicious!” This idea is at the heart of Chef John Iha’s Gochi Grill. Officially opened this summer and located in downtown Honolulu, Iha’s Gochi Grill serves upscale bentos to the masses. […]

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Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?

Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is coming up, but why do we celebrate our mothers? Here’s what started the tradition and how some in our community celebrate their mothers. According to AmericasLibrary.gov, the U.S. celebrated its first official Mother’s Day on May 14, 1914. President Woodrow Wilson declared it an official holiday and […]

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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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