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HCC – Pālamanui Offers Guided Tours in June

June 3, 2016, 2:04 PM HST
* Updated June 3, 2:06 PM
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Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui. HCC photo.

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui will host a series of guided campus tours on Wednesdays in June.

The tours will give community members and prospective students the opportunity to see the new, sustainably designed facilities in North Kona, and to learn more about the academic programs and how to apply.

“We are excited to be approaching our second academic year at our new state-of-the-art campus,” said Dr. Marty Fletcher, the director of Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui. “Our facilities and programs are a valuable resource for West Hawai‘i and we want to ensure residents have an opportunity to get to know the campus.”

The tours are being offered every Wednesday in June at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., starting on June 8.

TOUR SCHEDULE

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Wednesday, June 8 • 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15 • 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Wednesday, June 22 • 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Wednesday, June 29 • 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

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To learn more about the campus, visit hawaii.hawaii.edu/palamanui.

To RSVP for a tour, contact Pearla Ha‘alilio at 969-8824 or [email protected]

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2016 semester is Aug. 1. Classes start Aug. 22.

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Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui opened in August 2015. It is a branch campus of Hawai‘i Community College and part of the University of Hawai‘i system. It is located in North Kona, mauka of the Kona International Airport. Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui offers certificates and associate degrees from Hawai’i Community College. The campus also includes the University of Hawai‘i Center, West Hawai’i.

The center is a gateway for residents of West Hawai‘i to undertake programs from other University of Hawai‘i campuses while continuing to live in West Hawai‘i. Programs from other UH campuses enroll and deliver courses to students in West Hawai’i using a combination of formats, including: online any-time, site-to-site real-time interactive video conferencing, and face-to-face participation.

Local students have the advantage of campus-based resources and support (library, counseling, student activities) plus the opportunity to access an entire spectrum of associate, bachelor’s and graduate degrees.

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