Nursing: Information Sessions

The Nursing Information Session covers nursing program admissions requirements (courses and pre-admissions exam), the application process, selection criteria, program cost and other additional information to assist students with preparing for application for the various nursing programs offered at Kapi‘olani Community College.

For more information contact:  | (808) 734-9305

Pre-recorded Session

The Nursing Information Sessions are also offered online and may be viewed in segments depending on topics of interest. Students are encouraged to view and listen to all or specific topics of interest as referenced below, ultimately clicking on the desired topic(s) of interest.

**More On-Line Sessions Coming Soon:**

  • Application Process
  • Practical Nursing Program
  • LPN-RN Transition Program

Live Information Sessions

The Nursing Information Sessions are offered LIVE!! through Zoom. Sessions are scheduled at various times once a month. The Zoom sessions will offer interested students an opportunity to learn more about the various nursing programs as well as meet with a nursing department counselor/advisor and ask questions about the various nursing programs. Registration through Zoom is required to join the session(s)


Academic Advising: STAR Balance Nursing Kiosk

The Nursing Counselors offer drop-in advising (no appointment needed) virtually through Zoom or by phone using the STAR Balance Nursing Kiosk on:

  • Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (HST)
  • Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (HST)

STAR Balance Nursing Kiosk is available for UH system students. For information about our nursing programs, attend a nursing information session. Email for assistance with getting started at Kapiʻolani CC.

Health Science, EMS & Nursing Newsletter

Stay connected with the Health Science, EMS & Nursing departments by viewing The Health Science, EMS & Nursing Newsletter, created and collaborated on by the Health Science, EMS, and Nursing Department counselors. Stay up to date with the ever-changing health care community and the impact it has on Kapiʻolani Community College CTE Health Programs and our students. Information on how to meet with a counselor, program updates, and student support services can be found.

Frequently Asked Questions

Should I consider nursing as a career?

Yes, if you enjoy working with and caring for people; able to accept, give and use constructive feedback; have good manual dexterity and coordination; able to speak and write well; able to work independently and within a team; and have a strong background in math, science and English

What degrees and certificates do you offer?
  • The associate in science (AS) degree in nursing.
  • The associate in science (AS for LPN-RN Transition) degree in nursing.
  • A certificate of achievement (CA) in Practical Nursing.
  • A certificate of competence (CO) in Long-Term Care Nurse Aide.
Where can I find information about this nursing careers?

Visit Maida Kamber Center (MKC), take a career assessment, and explore other resources such as career counseling; informational sites like the “Hawai’i Career Explorer”, and for prospective employment in the nursing field, please check “Hawai‘i is Hiring”.