latest news & announcements

Sightlines Wins

Dean Paul Kuehn and Theatre Manager Kemuel DeMoville accept Pinnacle Award

On September 27, The Leeward Theatre won the Silver Pinnacle Award for Best Organization Newsletter at the International Festival & Events Association Conference in Tucson, AZ. The magazine-style newsletter, entitled Sightlines, is created by Theatre Manager Kemuel DeMoville.

Faculty and Staff Keep Improving

More than 200 of Leeward faculty and staff pose on the steps of the ED Bldg

Every two years, since 2008, Leeward has participated in the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), coordinated by the Center for Community College Student Engagement and the Community College Leadership Program at The University of Texas at Austin.

Results from the most recent survey indicates the following:

The Greening of the Green Room

Mike Harada and student Sasha Lee

A beautiful mural graces the walls of the Richard Aadland Green Room, located in the basement level of The Leeward Theatre.  Inspired by French painter, Henri Rousseau, Leeward CC student Sachiyo “Sasha” Lee designed and painted the mural with help from friends Jordan Miller and Kelen Uslan.

The project was supervised by Assistant Professor Michael Harada, who also helped with the overall vision of the mural.

The Hub Offers Tech Support for Students

ICS students staff The Hub

For students. By students. An impressive tagline for the newest service available to Leeward students.

The Hub, the student HelpDesk, provides free computer technical support to Leeward students. Coordinated by Leeward's Information and Computer Science program, The Hub is the first help desk staffed by students interns who are receiving college credits for a class.

Website Refresh

September 2016 marks the first major re-fresh of the college's website in many years. The look and feel of the site aligns with our sister campuses, Honolulu CC and Hawaii CC. If you're looking for some of the familiar links, try scrolling or "flicking" down to our footer. You'll find many links there!

If you have any feedback, comments or questions, send us an email!

Another Win for Ka Manaʻo

Cover of the SUmmer 201 issue of Ka Manao, "Senses"

Ka Mana‘o, Leeward's student-produced magazine, placed second in the School Newspaper Excellence category at the 31st annual Pa‘i Awards.

Awards were presented by the Hawai‘i Publishers Association. Judges commented Ka Manaʻo had “excellent design with a broad focus … Not afraid to take on controversial issues.” Ka Leo O Hawai‘i, the student newspaper at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, took first place.

First Place, Second Year in a Row

First Place logo, Hawaii's Best Award, Star Advertiser

For the second year in a row, two of the  Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Hawaii’s Best Awards were awarded to Leeward Community College. The readers selected Leeward Community College as Hawaii’s Best Career and Technical Education for 2016 and Leeward Theatre as second place in Live Theatre category.

Agree to Degree Winners

Selina Paul selects her gown at the Leeward Bookstore

Congratulations to Brandon Aurelio, Typer Gadison, Raezheen Pascua, Selina Paul and Carmine Roveto!

These five students' names were randomly drawn to receive a free cap and gown for this year's Commencement Ceremony! A $40 value. All five had previously pledged for  "Agree to Degree," a campaign encouraging our students to complete their degrees.

Photo: Selina Paul selects her gown at the Leeward Bookstore.

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