latest news & announcements

Veterans Resource Center Open House

field of American Flags

In honor of Veterans Day, we offer an Open House for the Veterans Resource Center, located in BS 103 on the Pearl City campus.  The event will include free Flu Shots for Veterans, funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs!  Other additional free Immunization shots will also include Hep A, Hep B, and Tetanus.  You'll receive a free USAA shopping bag & goodies!  We'll also have snacks for you!

Explore Your Career Options with Career Coach

Network of Career, Resume and Job Search

Need help with deciding what career willbe the perfect fit for you? Wondering what that career pays? And how many jobs are available here in Hawai'i? Leeward offers a comprehensive free online tool that can help you find the answers. Career Coach is designed to help you find a great career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, and job postings. And it can show you the type of education and training you need for that career!

Making the "Write" Money Moves

The board game, "Life"

Game of Life  to learn about the interrelated nature of writing, careers, and financial literacy. The activity is an opportunity for college students to hone their writing skills in the context of careers and money management. They will participate in a real world simulation to experience paying monthly bills, such as rent/utilities, childcare, groceries, student loans, clothing, car--while playing the role of a professional in a career for the day.

'Ala Ike Grill Menus

burger with fries

The Ala ‘Ike Grill is Leeward's pop-up bistro-style eatery located in the Uluwehi Cafe. November 5 marks the opening for this semester. The offerings feature the Students of Fundamentals of Cookery II from the Leeward Culinary Arts Program. The menu alternates between the two menus below. The Ala 'Ike Grill is open on Wednesday, November 13 and starting November 19, they will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm. Hours may vary from week to week.

FilCom Bayanihan Honorees

Leeward group at Gala

On October 5, two of Leeward’s faculty were recognized for “Excellence in Education” at the FilCom Center’s 17th annual Bayanihan Gala held at the Sheraton Waikiki. Congratulations to Raymund Liongson for his four decades of unwavering dedication to his students and to Leon Florendo, who received the honor on behalf of the Sariling Gawa Youth Council, the non-profit group Leon leads.

Book Sprint Results in New No Cost Textbook

English Composition: Connect, Collaborate, Communicate

This past May, UH faculty participated in two Open Educational Resources (OER) book sprints with the goal of developing no-cost textbooks for ECON 131 and ENG 100. Ann Inoshita, Jeanne Keuma, and Tasha Williams from Leeward are among the co-authors of the English composition textbook which is now available. Congratulations to Ann, Tasha, and Jeanne for their roles in co-authoring English Composition: Connect, Collaborate, Communicate.

Presentation on Underwater Forensics

Moniz in scuba gear

World-renowned Underwater Forensics Specialist, Rhonda Moniz, presents a presentation on Underwater Forensics on Wednesday September 18, 2019, from 12 pm – 1 pm in the Ka'ala room, GT 105.

Leeward's James Fujita featured in National Publication

James Fujita

History Professor James Fujita is featured in the prestigious academic journal, American Historical Review, Perspectives on History member spotlight blog. The feature is designed to highlight the diverse membership of the American Historical Association. Fujita has taught at Leeward since 1997 and served as Faculty Senate Chair in 2016-2018. Read the complete profile online.

Let's Go Bows!

Shuttle busses line up in the center of campus parking lots

Once again, the College is pleased to announce the availability of the UH Football Shuttle service for all UH home games in the 2019 Season. You can avoid the hassles of traffic and long lines and park here at Leeward for free and pay only $2 per person for roundtrip shuttle service to the stadium, with children 12 years & under admitted free. A listing of all the games and the times the shuttle will be running.

Leeward Converts to Four-Day Class Week

Students walking on Leeward campus

This fall, Leeward will make the move from a five-day class week to a four-day class week, to the delight of quite a few students and faculty. The move comes as a response to student surveys and conducted research that showed student satisfaction increased with a shorter college week. Leeward CC is the last UH campus to convert to the four-day week.