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Expand your knowledge about manō

Expand your knowledge about manō

  Last month, President Obama more than quadrupled the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument located in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and in doing so vastly expanded the protected area for sharks and other marine life. The Hawaiian word for shark is manō. Sharks played many different roles in […]

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Brother Noland – Courtesy of Brother Noland

Get ready for the 16th Windward Ho‘olaule‘a

  Join the festivities as WCC and the Kāne‘ohe Business Group celebrate the 16th Annual Windward Ho‘olaule‘a. The free, family-friendly festival takes place Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on WCC’s Great Lawn. The homegrown celebration will feature the sounds of Brother Noland & Friends, Jerry Santos, […]

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Family restrooms on campus will be replaced by all gender restrooms – Courtesy of

LGBTQ community takes another step forward

  The LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer) community has been a hot topic the past few years. In December 2013, Hawai‘i became the 15th state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage. Then Twitter went all out in 2015 to show its support for the LGBTQ community with […]

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Students launch media club

Students launch media club

For those interested in video, photography, writing and the media, The Scoop, WCC’s new student club on campus, may be the place for you. “I’m excited for this semester,” said WCC student and club co-vice-president Taylor Kipapa. “If you like to write, post pictures or videos to social media sites […]

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The stars call … for writing and art! WCC’s literary journal seeks student submissions

The stars call … for writing and art! WCC’s literary journal seeks student submissions

The Pueo wants you to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before and create what only you can create. We ask you to create and submit your art, stories, poems, screenplays, comics — your proud works to […]

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Poet, writer and Windward Community College student Ashley Shankles (a.k.a, Ashley Nakanishi) – Patrick Hascall

Student’s poetry gets published

WCC student Ashley Shankles (a.k.a. Ashley Nakanishi), shares her life experience through poetry and just had her first poetry collection published by Pueo Press. She titles the book, Blood, Sweat, and Breast Milk, as a response to the grief over the loss of a dear friend and ex-lover of hers […]

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Legalization of marijuana could present a solution for Hawai’i

The state of Hawaiʻi has the highest cost of living in the U.S., and many residents struggle to make ends meet. Nonetheless, state legislators are eyeing tax hikes on gas and the general excise tax (GET), which has already gone up more than 25 percent since the 1990s. Legislators raised […]

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