People's Choice "Best of" Awards

For the fifth consecutive year, Leeward Community College was recognized with two of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Hawaii’s People's Choice “Best of” Awards. The readers selected Leeward as Hawaii’s Best Career and Technical Education for 2019 and Leeward Theatre as a Finalist in the Live Theatre category.

Being selected as Hawaii’s Best is a reflection of the dedication and hard work of everyone at the College. The faculty, staff and administators are honored that the Collegehas once again earned these awards.

Dean of Leeward’s Career & Technical Education, Ron Umehira, stated, “Our appreciation goes out to all those that voted for Leeward CC and recognized the quality of our programs.”

Leeward’s Career & Technical Programs include accounting, automotive technology, business technology, culinary arts, digital media, education, health information technology, information & computer science, integrated industrical technology, management, plant biology & tropical agriculture, substance abuse counseling, and television program on the credit side and business and professional studies, computers and technology, healthcare and caregiver services, healthcare technology, industrial technology, transportation and customized training solutions offered as non-credit.

The Hawaiʻi’s Best Awards are annually chosen by the readers of the Star Advertiser. More than one hundred categories are included in this year’s Star-Advertiser publication, which was released on June 17, 2019.

More information on our programs can be found online: