Honolulu campus hosted Construction Career Day

October 29, 2011  |   |  Comments
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<p>There were 13 heavy equipment sponsors who brought their machines and operators. Pictured is a front-end loader.</p>

Construction Career Day

There were 13 heavy equipment sponsors who brought their machines and operators. Pictured is a front-end loader.

<p>Volunteers assisted as greeters and tour guides to hundreds of students that attended each day.</p>

Construction Career Day

Volunteers assisted as greeters and tour guides to hundreds of students that attended each day.

<p>Approximately 30 high schools from across the state participated in the event including these three students visiting from Pahoa.</p>

Construction Career Day

Approximately 30 high schools from across the state participated in the event including these three students visiting from Pahoa.

<p>Students practiced the fine art of balancing while carrying a wood beam in the carpentry area.</p>

Construction Career Day

Students practiced the fine art of balancing while carrying a wood beam in the carpentry area.

<p>Construction Career Day volunteers.</p>

Construction Career Day

Construction Career Day volunteers.

<p>Honolulu Community College and Department of Transportation staffers were happy to escort Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz through the demonstration and heavy equipment areas.</p>

Construction Career Day

Honolulu Community College and Department of Transportation staffers were happy to escort Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz through the demonstration and heavy equipment areas.

<p>Construction Academy Instructor Chris Kuahine showed off Honolulu Community College’s welding and sheetmetal traveling trailer to Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz.</p>

Construction Career Day

Construction Academy Instructor Chris Kuahine showed off Honolulu Community College’s welding and sheetmetal traveling trailer to Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz.

<p>Students, on a scissor lift, experienced a wide variety of heavy equipment with a certified operator.</p>

Construction Career Day

Students, on a scissor lift, experienced a wide variety of heavy equipment with a certified operator.

<p>There were 13 heavy equipment sponsors who brought their machines and operators. Pictured here is an excavator.</p>

Construction Career Day

There were 13 heavy equipment sponsors who brought their machines and operators. Pictured here is an excavator.

<p>Many employees from Honolulu Community College and the Department of Transportation volunteered their time and energy over the course of the two-day event.</p>

Construction Career Day

Many employees from Honolulu Community College and the Department of Transportation volunteered their time and energy over the course of the two-day event.

<p>Preschoolers from the Keiki Hau’oli Children’s Center enjoyed the event. The center's curriculum unit was on transportation and construction.</p>

Construction Career Day

Preschoolers from the Keiki Hau’oli Children’s Center enjoyed the event. The center's curriculum unit was on transportation and construction.

<p>The student parking lot at Honolulu Community College was transformed into a working area.</p>

Construction Career Day

The student parking lot at Honolulu Community College was transformed into a working area.

Honolulu Community College and the Department of Transportation put on the 2011 Hawaiʻi Construction Career Days, October 20–21 at the Honolulu campus. Approximately 1,200 high school students participated in hands-on activities, interactive educational exhibits and trade demonstrations to learn about careers in the construction industry.

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