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Kūlia i ka nuʻu

“Strive for the Highest.”
– Queen Kapi‘olani

E komo mai!

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Ho‘omaika‘i @newmediaartskcc and @nma_animation! 🏆🎉💯

This year, at the annual Pele Awards on May 4th, Kapiʻolani CC New Media Arts students won 14 out of 18 Pele awards (7 Gold, 5 Silver, 2 Bronze). 🏆 @nma_animation @newmediaartskcc 

🥇The Best of Show award went to Kapiʻolani CC student Cat Daniels Riveros for her “Voyage Tea” illustration design campaign. Cat also received a $2,500 cash scholarship from the NMG Network and Eleven 17 Creative scholarship program. (Shown in 📸#2)

🏅Kapiʻolani CC student Leighna-Ann Lariosa was awarded the Special Judge’s Award for her “Hou Pressed” brand identity design campaign.

Complete list of winners, designs, and more at link in bio or at https//go.hawaii.edu/WsF
Ernie Lau from the @bwshonolulu will be speaking at Kapi’olani Community College

June 18, 2024 @ 9am
Please use the QR code or link in bio and RSVP for this event.

 Dr. Kelli Nakamura will host Ernie Lau as part of the IDEAS Summer Institute. Ernie Lau will discuss the impacts of militarization of Hawai‘i on our water supply in light of the Red Hill disaster. 

This event is open to the public. 

#LaunchIDEASabroad, #ExchangeOurWorld, #StudyAbroad
● Facebook: @ExchangeProgramsAtState, @US.Study.Abroad, @StateDept
● Twitter: @ECAatState, @ECA_AS, @StateDept
● Instagram: @ExchangeOurWorld, @StateDept
The Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Kapi’olani CC served as the gathering site for 7 nations to share their knowledge with each other through food as part of @festpachawaii 

Representatives from Australia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Guam, Kiribati, Kosrae, and Tuvalu prepared and shared a dish that represents their home.
Ernie Lau from the @bwshonolulu will be speaking at Kapi’olani Community College on June 18, 2024 @ 9am. Please use the QR code or link in bio and RSVP for this event.

 Dr. Kelli Nakamura will host Ernie Lau as part of the IDEAS Summer Institute. Ernie Lau will discuss the impacts of militarization of Hawai‘i on our water supply in light of the Red Hill disaster. 

This event is open to the public. 

#LaunchIDEASabroad, #ExchangeOurWorld, #StudyAbroad
● Facebook: @ExchangeProgramsAtState, @US.Study.Abroad, @StateDept
● Twitter: @ECAatState, @ECA_AS, @StateDept
● Instagram: @ExchangeOurWorld, @StateDept
🫀🩺 Summer Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) review class by Nursing Program Professor Kam and Professor Page.

 #savinglives #nursingstudent 

Repost from @sna.kapcc
Ho‘omaika‘i to Emily Moody. She is this year’s recipient of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching. 🏅

Emily G.A. Moody is an assistant professor of graphic design in the new media arts program at Kapiʻolani Community College. She teaches six courses including graphic design, typography, graphic symbolism, corporate identity, interface design studio and design portfolio. @newmediaartskcc 

“You can tell Emily truly cares about her students and holds them to very high standards,” shared a nominator. “This in turn pushes students to reach their highest potential. She is passionate about design, teaching, and the success of her students. She creates an environment where we feel comfortable to share, fail, learn, and grow. Plus, she’s just a great person with a great sense of humor, which always makes it fun to learn!”

For more on this year’s recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching, see link in bio