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Makahiki Celebration

Hoʻoulu presents a Makahiki Celebration on December 10 from 12 noon to 4 pm.

Come and join the end of the semester Makahiki Celebration. There will be FREE bentos for the first 100 students on a first-come bases. The celebration will have live music starting at 2:00 P.M., along with movies and popcorn in D 102. There will be prizes given out every hour and cultural games being conducted on the grass adjacent to AD 102.

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Leeward Shines at UHCC 50th Gala

Leeward's Awardees

The UHCC 50th Anniversary Gala was held on Friday November 14 at the Pomaikaʻi Ballrooms at Dole Cannery. It was an elegant and fun evening dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of all the community colleges.

Mahalo to everyone who attended! For those who couldn't join us, John Morton's welcome remarks in the program capture some of the celebration:

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Love Pono Presents

Love Pono presents "Healthy Communication in Relationships" on Thursday, October 30 from 12 noon to 1:15 pm in ED 201.

Presenter Mike Helfer, UH Manoa Psychologist, discusses: How do we have healthy communication about sex and other challenging conversations?  Come talk story and gain some resources for current and future relationships.

More information contact: Lexer Chou,

from Ka Manao

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HPD Training on Campus


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 
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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