KCC Newsletter - Week of March 27


Nā Leo Lele Creative Writing Contest

Nā Leo Lele Creative Writing Contest is open to all KCC students registered during the

ʻ22 - ʻ23 Academic Year.

Please email submissions to [email protected] by April 10, 2023.

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KCC Food Distribution

Our KCC team was able to help feed 289 adults and 163 keiki at our pre-spring break pop-up food distribution. We are so appreciative of everyone who volunteered their time! What a great way to reconnect with the community again. Thank you to Hawaii Food Bank, Kauai Branch.

Startup Training Resources to Inspire Veteran Entrepreneurship (STRIVE) 

STRIVE leverages networks and education resources in local communities to support and advance veteran owned businesses - May 8th, 2023- July 3rd, 2023, Monday nights 5:30pm-8:30pm in the KCC Welding Classroom. Applications due by by April 11.

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Years of Service - March

Congratulations to Staff on Years of Service for the Month of March. March 18, 2023 Cheryl Itamura (10 years) March 23, 2023 Jennifer Defuntorium (30 years).

Now Accepting Wai‘ale‘ale Applications

The Wai'ale'ale Project offers scholarships and academic support to participants who would like to take a few classes, or complete an entire academic program to receive Certificates and Associate Degrees. Please email [email protected] or call 808-245-8383.

Applications due by April 15.

Apply Here


Resume Writing Skills

When: Thursday, March 30 @ 12-1 p.m.

Where: LRC 130

The Career Center and Wai`ale`ale Club presents to you "Resume Writing Skills." This workshop aims to help you always be ready for your next move. Learn how to write a resume that will get an interview. Please register here. Please contact Melissa Henry at [email protected] or 808-245-0132 if you have any questions.

Ladder Safety Training

When: Friday, March 31 @ 8:45am

Where: OCET 106 C/D

Please contact Sheri Amimoto at [email protected] or 808-245-8231 by Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (close of the business day) if you will be attending.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

When: Friday, March 31 @ 11:45am

Where: 0CET 106 C/D

Please contact Sheri Amimoto at [email protected] or 808-245-8231 by Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (close of the business day) if you will be attending.

YWCA Sexual Assault Awareness Month Sign Waving

When: Tuesday, April 4 @ 12-1 p.m.

Where: County of Kaua`i Building

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The YWCA of Kauai will be organizing a sign waving event at the County of Kaua`i building on April 4th from 12-1pm. Anyone is welcome to participate. A limited number of signs will be provided for the event, and you're also welcome to create your own signs. We hope to see you there! For more information, contact Amber at 808-723-2571.

The Mokihana Club Benefit Concert

When: Saturday, April 8 @ 7 p.m.

Where: Kaua`i Beach Resort, Jasmine Ballroom

Three-time Granny and Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner, Kalani Pe`a, will be hosting a concert and auction. Proceeds will benefit The Mokihana Club Nursing Scholarship Fund.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Strategic Planning Community Feedback Forum

When: Wednesday, April 12 @ 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Where: OCE 106 C/D

All community members are welcome to give input to Kaua`i Community College's strategic input plan. Refreshments will be served.

Title IX Training for Students

When: Thursdays from 11am - 12pm

Where: LRC 130

Students will be able to learn more about Federal Government and University of Hawaii policies on sex discrimination/violence, gender discrimination/violence, recieving help, filing complaints, and more. For questions, please contact Isaiah Ka`auwai at 808-245-8260 or via email ([email protected]).

Click here to learn more.

KCC in the News

Amid the rain, wind and thunderstorms, the Science Olympiad celebrated its return to in-person activities on Saturday at Kaua‘i Community College with the Science Olympiad 2023.

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Kaua‘i Community College hosted about 75 student leaders from within the University of Hawai‘i for a three-day conference presented by the Hawai‘i Association of Student Life Advisors, the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i-KCC Student Government, and the Student Activities Council.

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