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Many campuses, many options.

The University of Hawai'i Community Colleges (UHCC) offers an excellent, affordable way to start your education. With seven degree-granting colleges, three University Centers, and many off-campus education centers spread across the state, you have your choice in where and how you want to receive knowledge and career skills that fit your interests.

Island of O'ahu

Honolulu Community College: Located near downtown Honolulu with additional facilities for aeronautic, marine, automotive and heavy equipment programs, this innovative community college offers a strong liberal arts curriculum in addition to a wide range of vocational and technological programs. 
Admissions: (808) 845-9129

Kapi'olani Community College: On the slopes of Diamond Head, just minutes from Waikiki, UH's largest community college started the Culinary Institute of the Pacific, promotes an international focus and provides programs in business, hospitality, health, legal education and arts and sciences.
Admissions: (808) 734-9559

Leeward Community College: Overlooking Pearl Harbor, this college provides comprehensive opportunities from professional studies to liberal arts. Outreach includes cultural activities on the main campus and an education center serving Wai'anae. 
Admissions: (808) 455-0642
Wai'anae Education Center: (808) 696-6378 

Windward Community College: At the base of O'ahu's Ko'olau mountain range in Kane'ohe, this community college specializes in creative arts, environmental sciences and Hawaiian studies. It is home to the Office of University Partners, offering bachelor's degree programs with classes on the Windward campus through partnerships with baccalaureate institutions.
Admissions: (808) 235-7413
iCAN: (808) 235-7381 

Island of Hawai'i 

Hawai'i Community College: Located in Hilo and administering Kona's UH Center at West Hawai'i, this Big Island community college offers more than 30 associate degree, certificate and non-credit programs ranging from health services and hotel operations to business and trades.
Admissions: (808) 974-7741
University of Hawai'i Center - West Hawai'i: (808) 322-4850 

Island of Kaua'i 

Kaua'i Community College: A primary resource center and gathering place for the island's residents and visitors, this community college in Lihu'e offers business, culinary, hospitality, health, early childhood education, automotive, and liberal arts courses, and administers the UH Center on Kaua'i.
Admissions: (808) 245-8225
University of Hawai'i Center: (808) 245-8330 

Island of Lana'i 

University of Hawai'i Maui College, Lana'i: Representing the University of Hawai'i on Lana'i, this education center offers a wide range of credit and noncredit courses, certificate and associate degree programs as part of UH Maui College, and selected courses from other community colleges and universities as needed.
University of Hawai'i Maui College, Lana'i Education Center: (808) 662-3911 

Island of Maui 

University of Hawai'i Maui College: A tri-island college, Maui provides comprehensive opportunities, special programs and three bachelor's degrees on Maui. It operates the UH Center on Maui, education centers in Hana and on Lana'i and Moloka'i and a pioneering television network that reaches rural areas.
Admissions: (808) 984-3267
University of Hawai'i Center: (808) 984-3525
UH Maui College Lahaina Education Center: (808) 661-7908
UH Maui College Hana Education Center: (808) 248-7380 

Island of Moloka'i 

University of Hawai'i Maui College, Moloka'i: Representing the University of Hawai'i on Moloka'i, this education center offers a wide range of credit and noncredit courses, certificate and associate degree programs as part of UH Maui College, and selected courses from other community colleges and universities as needed. University of Hawai'i Maui College Moloka'i Education Center: (808) 553-4490 

Being part of University of Hawai'i System has its benefits. 

As a student of the UH System, you can attend classes (online or in-person) at any community college at the same time. You only need to declare one college as your "home campus." In essence, this option allows you to take classes on the weekend at the college that is most convenient to your home, and take evening classes at the college nearest to your job. Or, if you can't find a course at your home campus; then, you can take one that is available at another campus. 

Another benefit is the easy transition to the four-year universities within the UH System. "Automatic Admissions" to UH Manoa, UH West O'ahu or UH Hilo are offered to students who are on track to successfully complete their associate's degree.



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