Chancellor Cabral Awarded

Honored as Native Hawaiian Educator of the Year

On March 29, our Chancellor, Manny Cabral, was honored as Native Hawaiian Educator of the Year 2017 at the Native Hawaiian Education Association's 18th annual convention held at Windward Community College.

Manny Cabral began serving as Chancellor of Leeward Community College on June 1, 2008 after serving as Interim Chancellor since March 2007. Cabral worked for 28 years at Leeward Community College in various capacities including faculty senate vice chair, chair of the Leeward Community College Campus Council, and for 19 years as the mathematics and science division chair.

Cabral earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and French from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon and a master’s degree in mathematics from Indiana University. He has been recognized for his excellence in teaching and leadership with the University of Hawai’i Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award and the Outstanding Leadership Award of the National Community College Division Chair Academy.

Throughout his tenure at this campus, Chancellor Cabral has made significant contributions to the advancement of education initiatives.

The faculty, staff and students are proud to have him as our leader! A well-deserved congratulations to Chancellor Cabral.