Getting Started

The University of Hawai'i Community Colleges (UHCC) is a statewide system of seven, separately accredited institutions, and part of the larger ten-institution University of Hawai'i system.

UHCC provides open-door access to affordable, high-quality education in a variety of programs from career and technical to liberal arts education.

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600+ Degrees and Certificates

We invite you to explore the academic and career/technical training offered at the seven community colleges. Use our academic program search to find a degree or certificate program that best fits your career goals.

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Hawaiian Studies

Learn about the Hawaiian language, Hawai'i geography, science, culture and arts...

C3T - Community College Career Training

Workforce training in these industry-focused areas: agriculture, energy, and healthcare...

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