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Here's the route for the Kalihi Christmas Parade

Christmas parades kick off holiday season

November 24, 2014

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Honolulu Community College students, staff and faculty will once again be participating in the annual Kalihi  Christmas parade this Friday, Nov. 28. There’s still time sign up with Student LIfe & Development if you want to join the group. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. at Kalihi Union Church and ends about 7:45 p.m. at Kamehameha Shopping Center. And on… Read More ›

Tips for Spring Semester registration

Tips for Spring Semester registration

November 24, 2014

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Registration for Spring classes is well under way.  If you haven’t signed up for classes yet, now would be a good time because many classes are already filling up. Here’s a list of reminders from the Records Office: 2. FINANCIAL AID.  For most students, financial aid is awarded for Fall and Spring. To see if you were awarded for spring,… Read More ›

Alumni to show fashions Nov. 19

Alumni to show fashions Nov. 19

November 11, 2014

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November is Fashion Month and 3 successful alumni of Hon CC’s Fashion Department will be celebrate it with a fashion show Nov. 19 at Stage Restaurant, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd. The 3 alumni who will be celebrated are Ari South, Kini Zamora and Manuheali‘i. In 2010, Ari South made her debut in the fashion world competing in Season 8 of Project… Read More ›

Christmas events start early at mall

Christmas events start early at mall

November 10, 2014

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As the year comes to a close,  many people are getting ready for Christmas. Even malls have skipped Thanksgiving decorations and have put up the Christmas wreaths. Starting Nov. 14. Ala Moana will start the Christmas season with its  its “Mele Trees” celebration and giving Santa onaments to shoppers spending $500 or more at the mall. Even the Candy Cane… Read More ›

Poof: Big Hero meets Batman

Poof: Big Hero meets Batman

November 10, 2014

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“Big Hero 6″ — an action-packed comedy adventure movie from Disney opened this weekend to great reviews and box office success. HonCC student Angelo Del Rosario wondered what would happen though if balloon-like hero of the film met up one day with Batman to get a tattoo. Here’s a capsule review from the film site, Rotten Tomatoes: With all the… Read More ›

Oregon, Alaska, D.C. legalize pot

Oregon, Alaska, D.C. legalize pot

November 6, 2014

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On Tuesday, two more states voted to make the sale of marijuana legal.  You can now possess marijuana in four different states for personal use. Oregon and Alaska were added to the category of legalized marijuana without a medical need. In Oregon, residents  approved a measure that will allow people 21 years or older to carry two ounces of marijuana… Read More ›

District of Columbia, Oregon, and Alaska Legalize Pot

District of Columbia, Oregon, and Alaska Legalize Pot

November 5, 2014

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       On Tuesday night marijuana reform laws voted to legalize marijuana to a certain degrees. You can now posses marijuana in four different states for personal use. Oregon and Alaska were added to the category of legalized marijuana by state. Oregon and Alaska now allow marijuana consumption without a prescription. In Oregon, residents 21 years or older can now… Read More ›

Hawaii election report: Ige, Takai win

November 5, 2014

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David Ige was elected Hawaii’s next governor yesterday. Ike, a Decmocrat, beat out  Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona, the Republican, 49 percent to 37 percent. Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, the Hawaii Independent Party candidate, was at 12 percent. Ige, 57, will be take office. December. Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui will be his lieutenant governor. Ige, the chairman of the… Read More ›