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HPD Training on Campus

ADVISORY:

The Honolulu Police Department (HPD) will be conducting training for its officers on Leeward’s Pearl City campus from Monday – Thursday, October 13-16, 2014 during the hours of 6:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. The training will consist of classroom instruction in the ED building lecture hall, supplemented with emergency incident response exercises in the Diamond Head portable quad of buildings.  Building D, which is being occupied by several campus programs, will not be used for this training.

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VITA Team Recognized at State Capitol

Leeward's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program Team was honored as one of 18 outstanding state teams nominated for the Governor's Award of Excellence on Friday, October 3 at the State Capitol Auditorium. The 5 member team of Roy Kamida, Shelley Ota, Tina Lee, Evelyn Wong and Warren Kawano, was recognized for exemplary and outstanding performance.

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Leeward CC Hurricane/Storm Updates

Leeward CC campuses at Pearl City and Waianae will be closed on Friday 
August 8th, Saturday August 9th, and Sunday August 10th.  All classes 
and activities are cancelled for these 3 days.  The campus closure will 
take effect at 11:00 p.m. this evening.  Only emergency response 
personnel will be allowed on campus as gates will be closed and 
secured.
 
Please monitor local news and media outlets for the latest storm-
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Pearl City and Waiʻanae campuses closed Friday, August 8, 2014

Due to anticipated severe weather conditions, Leeward CC will close the Pearl City and Waianae campuses on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Stay tuned for further updates and UH Alert notifications.

Information from Mark Lane, Vice-Chancellor of Administrative Services, Leeward Community College

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New Program to Help with Math Placement

May 2014
Are you ready for college? 
Then you need to prepare for the required math placement exam! The Online Learning Academy (University of Hawaii) is offering a FREE math prep program through EdReady, an online program which identifies gaps in your knowledge and prepares you to do your best on this exam. EdReady creates a self-paced, personalized learning plan to help you acquire additional skills and content knowledge for your specific needs. EdReady is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

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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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Public Forums for UH Presidential Finalists at Leeward

Finalists for the position of president of the University of Hawaiʻi System will be on campus for public forums and meetings with students, faculty and the community. Following these visits, the Board of Regents hopes to select a president in June 2014.

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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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