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Kūlia i ka nuʻu

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

E komo mai!

We are Kapiʻolani Community College. Our school is known as an innovative center of opportunity, diversity, and inclusion. Kapiʻolani CC is a living laboratory in which to learn and create in this evolving, living world. Come take a look at all we have to offer. You will always feel that you belong here. Aloha!

Learn about changes to the FAFSA process

The FAFSA Simplification Act brings substantial changes to federal student aid, including the FAFSA form and related procedures. Though some changes started in 2021-2022, full implementation is set for the 2024-2025 academic year. The aim is to simplify the application process for students and families

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Kapi‘olani Community College is located on the beautiful slopes of Diamond Head crater, built to thrive in unison with its graceful, natural surroundings. Join us for a virtual tour of Kapi‘olani Community College.

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Online Education

Online learning is an awesome way to learn from anywhere, at any time, using technology to deliver educational content, connect with instructors and classmates, and learn at your own pace.

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february, 2024

Experience Kapi‘olani Community College

Explore the vibrant Kapi‘olani CC Experience. Stay connected with the latest happenings on our campus. Discover engaging posts sourced from UH News and our dynamic Instagram account

CTE Expo x PhotoCON Hawaiʻi
February 22 to 25
Kapiʻolani Community College

Kapiʻolani CC and PhotoCON Hawaiʻi are collaborating to bring you a Career and Technical Expo and photography conference.

Admission is free for all UH students, faculty and staff.
Admission free for all DOE students and staff 

Register for PhotoCON Hawaiʻi online, see link in bio
Our student leaders are the best!

Mahalo to our students for being great guides today and for leading a tour with Kalākaua Middle School students. 
Hospitality and Tourism students Jim, Enrico, and Logan from the @kcchost program
and Psychology student Zea from the Ho‘ā Program. 😎 Represent! 🙌🏽
Happy breezy Aloha Friday 🌺

Mahalo to Kalākaua Middle School for visiting the campus today! 

We were happy to see how excited the students of Kalākaua Middle were to visit our campus to learn about college and careers. 😊
Your Kapi‘olani CC counselors would like to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day! 🩷

Whether it’s navigating academic or personal matters, or simply lending a listening ear, counselors are always there to support students, especially on Valentine’s Day.
Kapi’olani CC’s Brandon Marc Higa and Dr. Miku Lenentine participated in the Inter-Island Sustainability Education Program hosted by the University of the Ryūkyū and UH Hilo. The program focused on the international exchanges between Okinawa, Taiwan, and Hawai‘i as island nations facing similar environmental challenges. 🌎
Kapi’olani CC students, interested in the hospitality and tourism industry?

Join us for this forum featuring a panel of Hospitality and Tourism Education Graduates who will share their insights, career opportunities, and real-world survival tips.

Hospitality Leadership Forum: Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ ‘Ōhi‘a Auditorium 118

Welcome Reception begins at Noon
Leadership Forum, 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
Networking, 1:15 pm to 2:00 pm

Please RSVP by Feb. 17, 2024
Link in bio 

Event part of the CTE Expo 2024 x PhotoCON Hawai‘i, Feb 22-25

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