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Hawaiʻi CC students

The community is invited to Hawaiʻi Community College Day on Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Manono Campus in Hilo.

person spray painting car
A student in the Auto Body Repair & Painting Program, which will host a car show at Hawaiʻi CC Day.

The free, fun event will feature:

  • A college fair with Hawaiʻi CC academic programs sharing information and activities
  • A career and resource fair with more than 30 businesses and organizations
  • Live music by Lopaka Kenoi and CJ Kama (starting at noon)
  • Food trucks
  • Earth Day activities
  • Food distribution in partnership with The Food Basket (starting at noon)
  • A car show presented by the Auto Body Repair & Painting Program
man at a machine
A student in the machine, welding and industrial mechanics program.

“April is National Community College Month, and we are honored to welcome the community to campus for this special event,” said Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas. “Hawaiʻi Community College Day is the perfect opportunity for residents to connect with our programs of study and network with local businesses to learn more about the college and career options available in their community.”

The event is presented in partnership with the County of Hawaiʻi.

man looking through a microscope
A student in the natural science program.

Hawaiʻi CC is based in Hilo with a second campus, Hawaiʻi CC–Pālamanui, in Kona and a learning center in Honokaʻa. Hawaiʻi CC offers career and technical education programs that prepare students for the workforce. The college also offers affordable pathways to bachelor’s degrees by delivering associate degree programs designed to allow students to seamlessly transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

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The Hawaiʻi CC Manono Campus in Hilo.
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