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Events and news from Windward Community College – Career and Community Education

Coolin’aire - A Culinary Jazz Odyssey

June 10, 2017, Palikū Theatre

Coolin’aire - A Culinary Jazz Odyssey at the Palikū Theatre was a performance that thoroughly wowed the senses. The audience was treated to smooth jazz rhythms and polished voices of “the Chef," Albert Maligmat (Society of Seven) and “the Apprentice,” Annamarie Love along with creative and beautiful artistry from 24/7 Dance Force. Culinary Institute of the Pacific (CIP) students created and served the dishes on stage and also the chocolate lovers finale event that was enjoyed by the audience. The incredible chocolate drummer sculpture was done by chef David Brown of Kap‘iolani CC. Coolin’aire was created, produced and directed by Chef John Richards, CTE Dean – Kapi‘olani CC. This collaboration benefited Kapi‘olani CC, Honolulu CC, and Windward CC’s culinary and foodservice programs. Mahalo to all who supported this effort. For future performance alerts please join our contact list.

Ko‘olau Shrimp Pa‘ina 2017

March 11, 2017, Windward Community College

The Rotary Club of Windward Oahu and Windward Community College came together for the second annual Ko‘olau Shrimp Pa‘ina on Saturday, March 11, 2016 at Windward Community College. WCC music talent set the mood for the evening as Miss Hawaii sang a song and Miss East Oahu performed a hula number. Everyone dined on a delicious shrimp feast prepared by the Uala Leaf Cafe team and volunteers. Funds raised through silent auction and ticket sales went to Rotary community national and international projects, and student scholarships for WCC’s Hiilaniwai Foodservice Innovations Program.
February 3, 2017, UH Alumni

Windward CC's Foodservice Program Coordinator - Charlene Akina leads Windward CC ambassadors and alumni through the Nursing Mala ‘Ai Ho‘ola
Garden.
October 5, 2016, Blue Zones Project, Hawaii

“The campus is a very spiritual place where we take care of one another, the land, and make strides toward sustainability. Many of our efforts align perfectly with Blue Zones Project,” said Dr. Jamie Boyd, Ph.D. associate professor, health programs coordinator at Windward Community College. “With the guidance, support and proven methods of Blue Zones Project, we were able to embody the Blue Zones® ideals of living well. We are excited to align with other communities around the country that are involved in this important movement.”
July 9, 2016, UH Alumni

Windward Community College alumni visited their alma mater to participate in the Ko‘olaupoko Tour and Lunch on Saturday, July 9, 2016. This event highlighted Hawaiian and Pacific Island Studies, Hi‘ilaniwai Food Service, Hawai‘i Ocean Education Academy programs and the recently recognized Blue Zone Project Approved Restaurant, ‘Uala Leaf Café.

Hawaii’s Kitchen: Uala Leaf Café’s 100 calorie bread pudding

July 7, 2016, KHON Living 808

The cafe team was invited to showcase their newly created 100 calorie bread pudding that is Blue Zone's friendly and delicious!

Uala Leaf Cafe at Windward CC Named Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurant

June 2, 2016, Blue Zones Project, Hawaii

Windward CC is the first University of Hawaii campus to become a Blue Zones Project Approved restaurant, we are excited to support this effort,” said Charlene Akina, Program Coordinator of the Hiilaniwai Foodservice Innovations Training Program. We believe Uala Leaf Café can become the neighbor that creates nutritious, onolicious and localicious lunch choices for those who live and work in our Koolaupoko communities.
May 26, 2016, University of Hawaii News
Two men and two women in a herb and vegetable garden.
 April 23, 2016, UH Alumni
March 8 - 9, 2016, San Diego, CA
Lifeguard performing an in water rescue training exercise.
February 9, 2016, Ka 'Ohana
Two females and one male with mops.
February 9, 2016, Ka ‘Ohana
Two chefs and six students.
December 8, 2015, University of Hawaii News
Two caucasian men on stage.

 Jim Bagnola demonstrates on Ian Masterson how positive encouragement can affect human physiology.

October 20, 2015, Windward Community College

Line drawing of a woman with a red hairband and hibiscus in her hair. Her hair is rainbow colored.

By John Berger
August 11, 2015, StarAdvertiser - Pulse

Tom Holowach’s production of “Hairspray” at Paliku Theatre (PKU) received nine awards.
Hawaii County Fire Fighters, Mayor Billy Kenoi and HOEA instructors.

July  14, 2015, West Hawaii Today

Midweek cover featuring Chris Duque sitting at a desk with a computer. Title: To-catch-a-cyber-crook

By Rasa Fournier
June 17, 2015, Midweek

Lifeguard pulling a man out of the water onto a rescue sled.
June 4 2015, West Hawaii Today
Summer Surf Celebration Film Fest at Paliku Theatre flyer.

May 16, 2014, Hawaii Public Radio HPR-2

Man on a jet ski.

By Ron Mizutani
April 23, 2014, Midweek

Jamie Boyd wearing a red flower lei.

By Christina O'Connor
May 8, 2013, Midweek

Hawaii Public Radio