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Kimo Bean Opens

Kimo Bean Hawaiian Coffee opens for business in the Learning Commons on Monday, January 7. Kimo Bean is a local company that offers coffee that is grown, process and roasted only in Hawai‘i. Initial Kimo Bean Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 7:30 am- 6:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm.

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Answers and Help on the First Days of Classes

Got questions? Need directions to your class? Drop by one of the Welcome Tables on Monday and Tuesday, January 7 & 8! Faculty, staff, and students will be available at tables at three different locations to offer friendly greetings, directions, and assistance before and between classes.  Water and snack bars will be also distributed. The Welcome Tables will be available from 7:30am-1:30pm each day in front of the Learning Commons, the Uluwehi Cafe and in the Eucalyptus Courtyard.

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College Goal Sunday

Find out to score money at College Goal Sunday! Free help with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) — a federal form that can help you qualify for federal financial aid and state and private scholarships. College Goal Sunday is offered on January 13, 2013.

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UH System Scholarship Application

The UH System Scholarships are open to students who are admitted as a regular student attending any of the ten campuses of the University of Hawai‘i System. There is a single online UH System Scholarship Application for over forty different scholarships.

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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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