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Free College and Career Event in Waimea Feb. 23

February 19, 2013, 2:57 PM HST
* Updated February 19, 3:09 PM
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High school students and adults of all ages are encouraged to attend a free college and career event from 8 a.m. – 12 noon this Saturday at Kauhale ‘Oiwi o Pu‘ukapu, 64-1043 Hi‘iaka Street, Waimea.

The event is sponsored by Kanu o ka Aina Learning Ohana with federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and with participation by community agencies and schools.

Representatives from Hawaii Community College and University of Hawaii Center West Hawaii, UH-Hilo North Hawaii Education and Research Center, Workforce Development, and Hawaii Small Business Development Center will share their in-depth knowledge, providing access to tools you need to explore your college and career options.

The event will feature three different workshop sessions with multiple talks to choose from per session.

The workshop sessions run from 9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m., 10:15  a.m. – 11 a.m., and 11:15 a.m. – 12 noon. There are multiple talks to choose from during each session including:

  •  Starting college and college mechanics
  •  Going back to college
  •  Attending college as current high school students either early admit or running start
  •  Attending college as home-schooled students
  •  How to apply for financial aid
  •  An introduction to online learning
  •  Starting a business
  •  Changing careers
  •  Job seeking
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Register online at http://www.kalo.org/puke/register or pick up a form at Kauhale ‘Oiwi o Pu‘ukapu.

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For more information contact Kahanu Noa, college and career specialist, at (808)

890-2516 or [email protected].

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