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The Student Ohana for Sustainability Club President: Pali O’Connell

The Student Ohana for Sustainability, known as SOS, is Maui College’s sustainability club here on campus since 2011. The SOS mission statement is: “As a diverse group of independent thinkers, SOS is committed to promoting

By | February 15th, 2016|Campus, Campus Close-Ups, News, Top Stories|0 Comments

Profits Over Planet AND People?

There’s lots of confusion, misconceptions and little information for consumers about Maui’s energy, which leaves us all feeling powerless in a controversy revolving around just that: Maui Power and Electricity.   The Auwahi Wind Farm, South-East Maui. At

By | February 6th, 2016|Community, Editor's Pick, Features, News, Top Stories|0 Comments

Aquaponics Entrepreneurship Courses at UHMC

  Dec. 23, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Susan Miller 808-295-0659 Maui College student/entrepreneurs dreaming about how to launch an aquaponics microenterprise in 2016 are in luck. The Maui College Business Program is offering two new topic courses starting in January. “Aquaponics Entrepreneurship” (Bus 190v) and “Aquaponics Microenterprise Marketing” (Mgt. 190v) are the subject

By | December 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Veterinary Assisting Program at UHMC

WCC is launching the Veterinary Assisting Program on Maui. If you have a passion for animals, this is an exciting opportunity for a career in Veterinary Studies! This program is 3 semesters long and offered only Jan-Dec 2016. Upon completion of the program, students will get a Certificate of Achievement in Veterinary Assisting and be

By | November 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments


Love to sing, play an instrument, slam poetry, do magic tricks, stand-up comedy, karaoke, act, dance – hula? Come perform (or just watch) at The Music Club of University of Hawaii – Maui College Wednesday November 18, 5 – 8 pm, Student Lounge. This popular open mic event for the last three years will be

By | November 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Music Recital Day – Oct. 28th in Kupa’a 104

They say things come in 3s! Wednesday Oct 28th there will be 3 recitals in Kupa'a 104. Piano 10:30 am, MUS 123 beginning singing noon and MUS 124 Intermediate singing at 1:30 pm. Come when you can or the whole time. solos, groups, duets even some original music....even accapella version of "Uptown Funk", music from

By | October 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Great Hawaii Shakeout – 10/21/2015

UHMC will be participating in the Great Hawaii Shakeout on October 21, 2015. What: Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill When: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 10:15 AM Where: Maui College Campus The probability of a destructive magnitude-6.5 or higher earthquake striking the Hawaiian islands: … in the next 10 years is 50%. … in the next 20

By | October 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments