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Maximizing the minimum wage

Maximizing the minimum wage

Hawai‘i ushered in a hike in the minimum wage this year, bringing it to $8.50 an hour. The increase will be followed by additional raises in 2017 and 2018 to a maximum of $10.10 an hour. The bill, which was signed by former Governor Neil Abercrombie on May 23, 2014, […]

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How to mend a broken heart

Love … That four letter word can either make you the happiest person on the planet or make you want to bury yourself beneath the sheets and hide from society. Unfortunately, most people experience heartbreak more than once in their lifetimes. And yes, it does suck. Allowing someone into your […]

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Fair presents ways to volunteer and earn credit

Fair presents ways to volunteer and earn credit

Are you looking for a volunteer program that’s right for your degree? Or service hours for your scholarship requirements? WCC’s service-learning program will have its annual fair Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 12 to 2 p.m. in ‘Ākoakoa 101-105. More than 100 community organizations were invited to the fair to share […]

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How to succeed at the 365 day challenge

This is the year you’re finally going to do it: lose a few pounds, meet The One, pay off your credit card balance, be a better friend. Whatever your goal is, right now you’re probably feeling motivated and determined to stay on course. But the sad truth is, the vast […]

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Students at Castle High School use their phones as they wait for class – Courtesy of Esther Higa

Meet Generation Z: The Digital Natives

Technology like iPods and MySpace were introduced to millennials during their teenage years. But Generation Z was born with a digital footprint and soon labeled screen addicts with eight second attention spans. Generation Z (or the Digital Natives) is the group of people after Generation Y (commonly known as the […]

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Governor addresses WCC students and the public

Governor addresses WCC students and the public

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project, affordable housing, homelessness and sustainability were among the issues raised by WCC students and the community at a town hall meeting Oct. 26 with Gov. David Ige and his cabinet. The event was co-sponsored by the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i-Windward Community […]

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Governor Ige to hold ‘Town Hall’ at WCC

Governor Ige to hold ‘Town Hall’ at WCC

WCC students, faculty and staff and the Windward community will have a chance to discuss some of the state’s most pressing issues with Gov. David Ige at a town hall meeting Monday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in ‘Ākoakoa 101-105. Students are especially urged to attend the event, […]

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