Honolulu Community College

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Honolulu Community College
Established 1920
Type Public Commuter College
Chancellor Erika Lacro
Vice-Chancellor Russell Uyeno
Brian Furuto
Dean Marcia Roberts-Deutsch
Michael Barros
Keala Chock
Katy Ho
Director Rosemary Sumajit
Students 4,000
Location United StatesHonolulu, Hawaii, United States
21°19′17″N 157°52′12″W / 21.32139°N 157.87000°W / 21.32139; -157.87000Coordinates: 21°19′17″N 157°52′12″W / 21.32139°N 157.87000°W / 21.32139; -157.87000
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Hawaii
Website [1]


Honolulu Community College is a public, co-educational commuter college in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.

The campus is located at 874 Dillingham Bloulevard, north of downtown Honolulu between Honolulu Harbor and the neighborhood of Kapālama.

It is one of ten branches of the University of Hawaiʻi system anchored by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

HCC's strengths are in its industrial programs including such items as automotive and aircraft maintenance. Also the Marine Education and Training Center trains candidates for marine programs.[1]

Campus[edit]

Campus art includes:

Notable alumni[edit]

Jason Tom is Hawaii's premier beatboxer, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and mentor. He founded the Human Beatbox Academy, Hawaii's first beatbox school, to reach out to Hawaii's youth and communities.[2][3] Jason has performed for TEDxHonolulu conferences in 2009 and 2011.[4][5] He was also a First Thursdays' Hawaii Slam 2012 Grand Poetry Slam Finalist.[6] His YouTube video dubbed "Jason Tom from Hawaii" went number one on the Beatbox Battle TV network (the world's largest beatboxing archive).[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program
  2. ^ "Interview with Jason Tom (The Human Beatbox Academy) ジェーソン・トム". August 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Human Beatbox Academy: Jason Tom Interview". October 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ "TED Talk Tuesday: Jason Tom, Hawaiʻi's Human Beatbox". November 29, 2011.  Retrieved on 2013-06-20
  5. ^ "Jason Tom TEDxHonolulu 11.05.09 Interview". Jason Tom TEDxHonolulu 11.05.09 Interview with Angela Keen.  Retrieved on 2012-02-17
  6. ^ Quillopo, Jermel-Lynn (April 5, 2012). "Social Encore: Spoken like a champion". Honolulu Pulse. 
  7. ^ "Jason Tom from Hawaii - Beatbox Battle TV". BeatboxBattle.tv. November 24, 2010. 
  8. ^ "#1 Video on BEATBOX BATTLE TV". JasonTom.com. November 24, 2010. 

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