Colleges in Hawaii

Colleges in Hawaii

Hawaii or, as natives spell it, Hawai’i, is an archipelago of islands in the Central Pacific ocean and was the last state to be added to the US, in 1959. The tropical climate persists year round, but there are two seasons: dry, from May to October, and wet, from October to April. Colleges in Hawaii are predominantly either community colleges or public universities, the University of Hawaii having four locations. Hawaii also has two special-focus institutions, both for medicine. Tourism and agriculture are top industries for Hawaii, and prominent attractions include the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park and Diamond Head.
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University of Hawaii at Manoa

The University of Hawai’i at Manoa is a 4-year public university on the island of O’ahu and the flagship campus of the UH System. The largest and oldest of the Hawai’i campuses, UH Manoa confers bachelor’s degrees in 100 academic majors. Additionally...

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Although I've only been here for one semester, so far my experience has been a positive one. I have had good teachers, most of whom teach with a sense humor, which comes natural in Hawaii, considering the weather. Personally I think that how much you...

” – Max from Haiku, HI
Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Pacific University is a 4-year institution in O’ahu and the largest private university in the central Pacific. HPU hosts colleges of Business, Liberal Arts, Health, Natural Sciences, and Professional Studies. In addition, the HPU campus is...

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The teachers allow you to meet up with them whenever you need help. There are many opportunities to help you understand a certain subject and the work isn't too overloading, even if you have 5 classes.

” – Geraldine from Waipahu, HI
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Located 10 minutes from the buzz of Waikiki and 50 minutes away from the surf mecca of the North Shore on the island of Oahu, Chaminade University of Honolulu is known for its small class sizes, leadership development opportunities, and research and...

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Chaminade is a very nice school, and the people are very welcoming and accepting of cultural differences. Its interesting to see how Chaminade gets its students involved in the community. And it the perfect school to choose because your not just...

” – shanique from Orlando, FL
University of Hawaii at Hilo

Originally founded as Hawai’i Vocational College, the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is a public liberal arts college on The Big Island. UH Hilo confers bachelor’s degrees in over 60 academic majors including Hawai’ian Studies. The university also...

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The campus is large and growing. It has a diverse campus life and offers many pathways of study. It has a PharmD program that is amazing.

” – Ruby from Crescent City, CA
Kapiolani Community College

Kapi’olani Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is a member of the University of Hawaii system. The college offers a number of programs relating to Health Sciences, as well as a handful of other...

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Kapiolani Community College is a beautiful campus with views of Diamondhead and overlooking the ocean. Classes are small with teachers always willing to help. The curriculum leaves you ready to get a job or transfer to a 4 year school with no problem...

” – Lani from Honolulu, HI
Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Founded and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young University-Hawai’i is a 4-year private university on O’ahu that integrates secular and spiritual learning. BYU-Hawai’i is home to colleges of Arts & Humanities...

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Small class sizes allow for a lot of student-teacher interaction. Teachers are often people who have already had experience in the field in which they are teaching. International student body makes for a diverse learning experience, though it also...

” – Alexander from Chesapeake, VA

With a main campus on the island of O’ahu, Leeward Community College is a 2-year institution and part of the University of Hawai’i system. Leeward offers degrees and certificates in 20 academic programs. Its Hawaiian Studies Program features courses...

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Due to small-sized classes, there is more interaction with the teachers and the rest of the students in the class as compared to a large-sized class. Being taught in such an environment allows you to really get the material down. Furthermore, most...

” – Harley from Mililani, HI
University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Jefferson State Community College is a public 2-year institution which operates multiple campuses throughout Alabama, all of which have open admissions policies. The main campus is located in Birmingham, but each campus features certain specialties...

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The new University of hawaii - Manoa. My school makes me feel very renewed and wanting to learn everyday.

” – Whitney from Mililani, HI

Hawai’i Community College is a public, 2-year institution within the University of Hawai’i system, with campus locations in Hilo and Kailua Kona. Hawai’i CC offers associate degree and certificate programs in nearly 40 areas of study that are...

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I think that this school is very good , the teachers are good and they have a good selection of courses.. overall I would rate this school between 1 threw 10 id say 6

” – NICOLE from Waikoloa, HI

Honolulu Community College is a 2-year community college in Hawai’i’s capital city and a branch of the University of Hawai’i. HonCC confers associate degrees in fields of study from seven academic departments. The Kulana Hawai’i (Hawaiian Programs)...

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hcc is the #1 college to be. everyone is so welcoming and we're just like family. we have the best staff and faculty members on campus that love us and help us to become great achievers in our careers.

” – Mary from Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii Maui College

The University of Hawaii Maui College is a public institution located on the Hawaiian island of Maui in the city of Kahului. It is a land-, sea-, and space-grant research institution and part of the University of Hawaii system. Culinary arts and food...

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I did learn a lot during my first semester here, but I feel that the teaching could be improved. It seems like some of the teachers come to class, teach, and are waiting for it to be over with. The interaction with students are not as strong as it...

” – Kyra from Wailuku, HI

Windward Community College is a 2-year college on the island of O’ahu and part of The University of Hawai’i system. With a mission to provide education for Native Hawaiians, WCC offers an associate degree in Hawaiian Studies. Utilizing its island...

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I believe windward community college is a safe, and friendly school. All the staff and students treat each other like family, always supporting each other and many resources are available to help the students along the way. The school is constantly...

” – Julie from Kailua, HI

Kaua’i Community College is a 2-year institution and a branch of the University of Hawai’i system. KCC offers degrees and certificates in 15 fields of study including a Hospitality & Tourism program to train students for work in one of Hawai’i’s...

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Kauai Community College is a great college. Friendly teachers and staff. There is always help when needed.

” – Hinahea from Kapaa, HI

From its Honolulu campus, Pacific Rim Christian University is a Christ-centered institution training students in theology and ministry. PRCU offers four bachelor’s degrees centered around the Bible, including Bible & Christian Counseling and Bible &...

The World Medicine Institute is a school of acupuncture and whole body medicine in Honolulu. WMI offers a master’s program featuring six medical concentrations including Traditional Chinese Medicine, Treatment & Needling, and Herbal Medicine. The...

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