Group of culinary students
Students in the culinary arts program at Kapiʻolani Community College are at the epicenter for culinary innovation in Hawaiʻi.

On the slopes of Diamond Head, just minutes from Waikīkī, Kapiʻolani Community College is home to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific and programs in business, hospitality, health, legal education and arts and sciences.

Areas of Excellence

Education

Besides the highly successful liberal arts program, Kapiʻolani Community College is also known for strong technical, occupational and professional programs.

National Recognition

Programs including culinary studies, health sciences, emergency medical services and STEM have received national recognition.

Location

On the slopes of the world-famous Diamond Head Crater, Kapiʻolani Community College is minutes away from the beach, Waikīkī and downtown Honolulu.

Outreach

Kapiʻolani Community College offers a large variety of non-credit programs, many of which are customized and developed in innovative ways to serve Hawaiʻi’s workforce needs.

Fast Facts Kapiʻolani Community College

Enrollment

  • Undergraduate: 7,994

Age and Gender

  • Average age: 24 years old
  • Men: 44.6%
  • Women: 54.8%

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

18:1

Student Diversity

  • Hawaiian/ Part Hawaiian 17%
  • Japanese 15%
  • Mixed 13%
  • Caucasian 11%
  • Filipino 11%
  • Chinese 9%
  • Pacific Islander 2%
  • All other 22%

Residency

  • Hawai‘i 86.9%
  • Foreign 8.6%
  • U.S. Mainland 3.4%
  • U.S. Affiliated 0.5%
  • Unknown 0.6%

Figures from the Institutional Research & Analysis Office, Fall 2014.

Contact Information and Location

Kapiolani Community College seal and nameplate

Kapiʻolani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816

  (808) 734-9000
  (808) 734-9555

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Interactive map: Kapiʻolani Community College campus on the island of Oʻahu.

Last modified: October 13, 2016