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Annual Scholarship Fair Set for Jan 23

Leeward CC has partnered with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, GEAR UP Hawaiʻi, the Native Hawaiian Education Association, Kamehameha Schools, and the Pacific Financial Aid Association to present the 2013 Scholarship Fair on January 23. The afternoon offers a series of free presentations for high school students, parents, teachers, current college students, adult students, counselors or anyone interested in learning about the resources and financial aid available to students.

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Language Arts Announces Student Winners

The Fall 2012 Language Arts Discipline awards were coordinated by Tara Rojas and Andrzej Dabrowski for the Spanish Awards; Tomoko Akemoto, Yumiko Asai-Lim, Mamiko Kosuge, Kazuko Nakamitsu, and Kei Stocklin for the Japanese Awards; Pat Hurley and Kepa Badis, for the Hawaiian Awards; and Melanie Van der Tuin and Jeremiah Boydstun for the Poetry Awards. Congratulations to all…

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Leeward Student wins Statewide Drawing

Leeward student Delilah Benjamin, of Waikele, won the drawing for a new iPad presented as part of the statewide survey on Media Preferences conducted by Interact Communications. The iPad was generously donated by the UH Federal Credit Union.

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Student Life Office Closures

The Student Life Office will be closed Friday, December 7 after 12pm (for a Student Life Office Retreat; Friday, December 14 after 12pm (for the Student Life Holiday Party) and December 17 – January 1. For questions during Dec. 17-Jan 1,  please email

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Test of Emergency Notification

The College will conduct the annual test of its Emergency Notification System on December 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.

Leeward’s Emergency Notification System alerts the college community in the event of a natural, health or civil emergency. It is used in urgent situations that may impact the health and safety of members of the college community or closures of campuses. The emergency notification system includes email and text notification through UH Alert, online messaging and on-campus notification.

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Take a Survey to help the UHCC System

Would you like to win a free Apple iPad or a $150 Amazon gift card? The UH community colleges invites students to participate in a survey about how you use social media and websites and spend your time. Your participation in the survey will help the college plan for the future. The survey is open until November 23…

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Talk Story with UH President MRC Greenwood

Students, the university community, and the public are invited to share their thoughts on the University of Hawai‘i and its future at a series of open public meetings with President M.R.C. Greenwood and her administration. Come and “talk story” with them at Leeward on Wed., Nov. 21 4–5:30 p.m. in GT 105.

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Java Jam Poetry Slam on November 15

Leeward Speaks! Java Jam Poetry Slam is presented by the Writing Intensive Focus Board and Student Activities Board on Thursday, November 15. The Student Lounge will be transformed into a contemporary performance space. More…

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