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Public meeting on Palamanui (Dec. 11)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A public forum to discuss higher education in West Hawaii is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Kealakehe High School cafeteria. The forum is open to the West Hawaii community. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and share their vision for Hawaii Community College – Palamanui, which […]

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Groundbreaking ceremony for Hawaii Community College – Palamanui

Noreen Yamane: ‘This new campus will ensure we are delivering quality, affordable college programs to our entire Hawaii Island community.’

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UH Community Colleges recognized for ‘Achieving the Dream’

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Community Colleges (UHCC) was recognized as a leader in the national student completion movement by Achieving the Dream, a national nonprofit leading the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for community college student success and completion. One of 14 institutions designated as a 2012 Leader College, UHCC was recognized […]

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Hawaii Community College, Palamanui campus construction bidding begins

MEDIA RELEASE The first step in the construction of a new campus in Kona has begun. The University of Hawaii’s Office of Procurement and Real Property Management (OPRPM) has posted a notice to bidders for construction of the Hawaii Community College, Palamanui campus in West Hawaii. The bid notice, available at spo3.hawaii.gov/notices/notice… includes construction of […]

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UH Community Colleges awarded $434,000 to expand ‘reverse transfer’ program

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Community Colleges, a leader in innovative teaching, will receive $434,000 from the Kresge Foundation as part of a multi-state initiative called “Credit When It’s Due: Recognizing the Value of the Quality Associate Degree.” The initiative is supported by five national foundations that have joined forces to award $6.4 million […]

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UH community college consortium awarded $12.7M grant

MEDIA RELEASE Three colleges in the University of Hawaii System — University of Hawaii Maui College, Kauai Community College and Hawaii Community College — have been awarded $12.7 million from the U.S. Department of Labor for their consortium proposal for workforce development and training in rural Hawaii. “The UH Community Colleges are a vital part […]

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DLNR harbor agent Dan Mersburgh addresses the Kona Town Meeting. (Hawaii 24/7 photo by Baron Sekiya)

West Hawaii college campus now on target for 2013

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The West Hawaii community college campus now may open its doors to students in late 2013, according to the latest timeline offered by John Morton, UH vice president for community colleges. Morton, speaking at last week’s Kona Town Meeting, assured the audience that the 78-acre Palamanui campus is still […]

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Kona Town Meeting: State projects update (Sept. 13)

Kona Town Meeting: State projects update (Sept. 13)

MEDIA RELEASE When will the new West Hawaii Community College be ready? Where will the new State Courthouse be built in Kona? What are the DLNR’s plans to improve Honokohau Harbor? Come listen and ask questions about these important state projects in West Hawaii. Guest speakers include: Dr. John Morton, Vice-President of Community Colleges, University […]

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UHCC seeks $58M energy savings

UHCC seeks $58M energy savings

MEDIA RELEASE University of Hawaii Community Colleges (UHCC), with support from the state Energy Office, has announced a contract with Johnson Controls to implement multiple conservation measures and a sustainability curriculum customized for UHCC students. The energy efficiency solutions are expected to create combined energy savings of more than $58 million of the 20-year life […]

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UHCC implements $58M energy savings program

MEDIA RELEASE University of Hawaii Community Colleges (UHCC), with support from the state Energy Office, has announced a contract with Johnson Controls to implement multiple conservation measures and a sustainability curriculum customized for UHCC students. The energy efficiency solutions are expected to create combined energy savings of more than $58 million of the 20-year life […]

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Record-breaking immigration enforcement under Obama Administration

Record-breaking immigration enforcement under Obama Administration

MEDIA RELEASE Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton have announced record-breaking immigration enforcement statistics achieved under the Obama administration — including unprecedented numbers of convicted criminal alien removals and overall alien removals in fiscal year 2010. Napolitano’s announcements reflect this administration’s continued focus […]

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