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Ka Manaʻo Excellence Acknowledged

Ka Manaʻo, the campus publication of Leeward Community College, took top honors for School Newspaper Excellence at the Hawaii Publisher Association's Paʻi Awards on Thursday, May 15 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The Hawaii Publishers Association is a nonprofit media organization that promotes the print publishing industry in Hawaii.

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Outstanding Chemistry Students Honored

Congratulations to our award-winning chemistry students!

The Hawaii Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) honored the following students as Outstanding Chemistry Students of Year at Leeward CC during their annual awards banquet held Tuesday, May 6 at the Kaʻikena Restaurant.  Each student was recognized by the organization, received a certificate from the ACS Hawaii Chapter, and were treated to a buffet dinner.  Professor Michael Reese, Dr. Bradley Ashburn, and Dr. Jeffrey Tibbitt presented the honorees with their awards.

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Emme Gets Her AA Degree!

On May 7, 2014, at the UH Alumni Awards Dinner, Chancellor Manny Cabral was honored to present longtime island TV personality, Emme Tomimbang with her AA degree after she had attended Leeward for two years from 1968-1970 and then transferred to Manoa with full junior status.

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2014 Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2014 college award winners who will be recognized at Friday, May 9 Spring Awards Reception, at Commencement and at the Fall Convocation in August. Please note: due to the UH President Forums, the Spring Award Reception has been changed to 11am-12 noon…

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Leeward Students Break into Top Ten Speakers in Debate Tournament

Eighteen bold students represented Leeward CC on March 15 at the Warrior Intramural Debate Tournament, hosted by UH Manoa. Two Leeward students were named as top speakers. Anna Chachka was named 15th top speaker at the tournament and Early College student Jazz Kalingasan was named 9th top speaker. This was the first time Leeward has broken into the Top 10 Speakers of UH’s tournament.

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More Photos on Flickr!

A big mahalo to all participants of the March 18 UHCC Day at the Capitol, which officially kicked off the 50th Anniversary of the UHCC System. We've added even more photos to the Flickr set…be sure to check them out!

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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members - 2014

The Leeward Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed more than 80 new members to the Honor Society, with 32 of the new members attending the formal Induction Ceremony held on March 15, 2014.

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Chancellor Honored by Hawai‘i State Science Olympiad

In recognition of his decade of support, Leeward’s Chancellor, Manuel Cabral, was honored at the closing ceremony of the 10th Annual Hawaii State Science Olympiad (HSSO) held on March 1 at the College’s Theatre.

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