Honolulu Community College

Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu, HI  96817

A two-year public institution.

Mission Statement:

“Serve the community as an affordable, flexible, learning-centered, open-door, comprehensive community college that meets the post-secondary educational needs of individuals, businesses, and the community.

Serve the Pacific Rim as the primary technical training center in areas such as transportation, information technology, education, communications, construction and public and personal services.

To accomplish this mission, the goals of Honolulu Community College are to:

Provide two-year transfer educational programs that offer students the general educational component of the Baccalaureate Degree.

1. Provide two-year, four-year, short-term and apprenticeship occupational-technical curricula for employment, skill upgrading and career advancement and transfer to four year technical programs.

2. Insure general education competency in communication, problem-solving, ethical deliberation, cultural diversity and global awareness.

3. Provide developmental instruction to build skills necessary to pursue educational objectives.

4. Maintain flexible educational delivery systems to enhance student access by providing affordable education when and where it is needed.

5. Establish a systemic institutional effectiveness program that regularly assesses expected student and Program learning outcomes to ensure the highest quality education.

6. Develop activities to increase resources for programs and operations.

7. To provide co-curricular programs and activities to promote student learning and development and to prepare students for leadership roles and responsibilities in a global community.

8. Contribute to the support of the community’s economic and social growth.

9. Maintain a multicultural environment where ethnic and gender diversity is appreciated, respected and promoted.

10. Provide an opportunity for students to gain an understanding and knowledge of the host culture of Hawai’i, the Native Hawaiian language, culture and values. ”  (From the scholl’s website)

Areas of study offered:

Liberal Arts Homepage

Asian Studies

Hawaiian Studies

Administration of Justice

Aeronautics Maintenance Technology

Applied Trades

Architectural, Engineering, and CAD Technologies

Auto Body Repair and Painting

Automotive Technology

Carpentry Technology

Commercial Aviation

Communication Arts

Computing, Electronics, and Networking Technology


Diesel Mechanics Technology

Early Childhood

Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology

Fashion Technology

Fire and Environmental Emergency Response

Human Services

Industrial Education

Music & Entertainment Learning Experience

Occupational and Environmental Safety Management

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

Sheet Metal and Plastics Technology

Small Vessel Fabrication and Repair

Welding Technology

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