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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 part of the International Day on campus in November. All UHMC students, staff and faculty are invited along with the whole community of Maui. All talents, All ages. Free admission and free food. This is a family event.

During the day the UH Maui College International Day will include performances featuring cultural dances, singing, music and crafts from Cameroon, China, India, Japan, Korea and the Philippines between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm in Multi-Purpose Room and then continue into the evening with the open mic where the UHMC chorus and Institute for Hawaiian Musicians will give a special performances and surprise talent from the Maui community too!

The Music Club’s open mic will have the UHMC chorus start the evening with a performance of popular favorites where the audience can sing a long including a Beatles medley mashups and even the song “Imagine” sung in Hawaiian. Institute for Hawaiian Musician will have a guest performer and other surprise guest performers from Maui community to contribute to the evening’s festivities.

“This is the third year we have held open mics” says Karyn Sarring, advisor to The Music Club. “So many open mics are just for music, held late at night and is not for family. We wanted to showcase all the different talents in our community and provide an opportunity for all of UH-MC performance classes (music, drama and language) and speech classes too. […]

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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 the musical Rent, Black Keys, John Legend, Amazing Grace, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin…..It’s free… ??s call 205-1241.

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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 years is 75%.
… in the next 50 years is 97%.

(Source: USGS Bulletin 2006

Millions of people worldwide have participated in Great ShakeOut
Earthquake Drills since 2008. The Great ShakeOut is held on the third
Thursday of October each year.

Maui College will be participating in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill
this year, but we will be participating on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 due
to schedule conflicts with preexisting Campus functions.

Our Campus has already signed up for the Great ShakeOut, you do not have
to sign up separately for this event.

On October 21, at 10:15 AM, a text message will be sent via the UH Alert
Emergency Messaging System*** (If you do not have text messaging on your
phone, proceed with the drill at 10:15 AM whether you are on Campus or at
home.) The text message will state the following:

UHMC Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill in progress. All participants should
“Drop! Cover! Hold On!” (stay down for at least 60 seconds).

***UH Alert Emergency Text Messaging is an “Opt-In” system. In order to
receive UH Alert text messages, you must be a subscriber:

What to do during the drill:

Drop, Cover, and Hold On: Drop to the ground, take Cover under a table or
desk, and Hold On to it as if a major earthquake were happening (stay down
for at least 60 seconds). Practice now so you will immediately protect
yourself during earthquakes!

While still under […]

  • respect

Join Us in a Movement

Give it. Get it. Live it. A culture of respect can prevent sexual violence.

Respect is a concept that can represent a number of things to different people. However, at its core, it reflects a thoughtful consideration of others. Healthy relationships and positive experiences are based on respect. It doesn’t matter who it’s with or where it is… it could be with your partner, your classmate, your boss, a friend of a friend, or even a stranger you don’t know.

Visit for more information.

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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 able to work in the Veterinary field and have a life long career working with animals. The hybrid program is 31 credits with online and in-person classes. For more information please go to

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Open Mic Night, Wednesday, September 30th

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm in the student lounge, the Music Club is hosting an Open Mic Night. Free food, free admission for UHMC students, and special performances by the UHMC chorus. All talents welcome! Singing, skits, dance, drama, poetry, comedy, etc.

For more information, call 808-205-1241 or visit

Important prerequisite requirements

Notice to Currently Enrolled Students: Once Spring 2014 grades have been posted, check to be sure that you have met all registration requirements (including minimum grade required for courses with prerequisites) for your Fall 2014 classes. Beginning Tuesday, May 27, you may be automatically disenrolled from Fall 2014 classes that no longer meet registration requirements (unmet prerequisites, disenrolled co-requisites, etc.). Also, be sure to check your email for important notices.

Impact of Heartbleed security flaw on UH

ITS has assessed the impact of the vulnerability for the primary UH services. The list of services and the impact of the Heartbleed bug is available at:
You will need to login with your UH username and password to view the page.

Please note that individual campus or departmental applications are not listed here. Check with your IT support staff for local service/application information.

A few UH services were affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability. Users of those services will be contacted directly to change their passwords.

You may also be notified by your campus or department to change your UH password if it may have been exposed through their server or service.

For more information, visit

Maui Culinary Academy and Celebrity Chefs to Share “The World on a Plate”

The Maui Culinary Academy (MCA) at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College (UHMC), in partnership with the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui and Youngs Market Company of Hawai‘i will present the 17th annual Noble Chef benefit on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The event begins with a VIP reception at 5 p.m., followed by a full reception at 6 p.m., and an elegant gourmet dinner with entertainment and auction at 7 p.m. Tickets are $250 for preferred seating and $185 for general seating. Table sponsorships begin at $3,000.

The Noble Chef is MCA’s largest annual fundraiser, and features a mentorship program that pairs together many Maui’s celebrity chefs and MCA students. This year’s event theme is “The World on a Plate”, represented by a celebrity chef-designed reception menu spanning the culinary “hot spots” of the world, including Japan, Vietnam, Morocco, Spain, Great Britain, India, Greece, New Zealand, and Mexico. After the reception, guests will sit down for a multi-course gourmet French dinner and dessert prepared by MCA’s faculty chefs. Wine and spirits throughout the evening are provided by Young’s Market Company of Hawai‘i, Ocean Vodka, and Maui Brewing Company.

In addition to preparing the evening’s meals together, the celebrity chefs and the students they mentor spend several days together beforehand in an intimate learning exchange, providing invaluable hands-on experience for MCA students. This year’s celebrity “noble chefs” are:

Chef Greg Gaspar, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa.

Chris Kulis & Brian Etheredge of Capische?

Brett Martin of Andaz Maui at Wailea

Lyndon Honda of Laulima Events & Catering

Marc McDowell of Makena Resort Maui

Anton Haines of Pacific‘O

Bret Pafford of Gannon’s

Wes Holder of Pulehu, an Italian Grill

Bryan Beneke of Four Seasons Maui Resort

MCA faculty chefs include Jake Belmonte, Tom Lelli, Craig Omori, Jeff Scheer, Theresa Shurilla and Christina […]

Liko A’e Native Hawaiian Leadership Program Receives $1.5M

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College’s Liko Aʻe Native Hawaiian Leadership Program received its second year award after a successful first year annual report.  This award of $1.5M from the U.S. Department of Education Title VII Elementary and Secondary Education Act funds the Program through August 2014.

This year marks the tenth year that Liko Aʻe has been assisting Native Hawaiian students with financial aid and student support services, now available on all islands and nationwide.  Since receiving its first USDOE award in 2003, over 2000 students have received college scholarships, college counseling, and critically-necessary mentoring and support services through the Program.  Our decade of service to the Hawaiian community has resulted in a deep understanding of how best to serve Hawaiian students, and the Program’s momentum keeps building.

“This second-year funding for our Leadership Program allows us to provide scholarships and wrap-around support services to Native Hawaiians students with a greater focus on serving those from rural and under-represented areas and non-traditional students,” says Program Director, Malia Davidson.

Participating scholars also are required to perform leadership service in their communities.  The Program has identified a number of specific community projects and organizations that scholars will serve this year on Maui, Hawaiʻi Island and Oʻahu.  After-school tutoring sessions, mentoring programs, and focused assistance to high school students studying to complete their GED are just a few of the target areas through which the Program’s undergraduate scholarship recipients will provide community service this year.  Graduate recipients will act as team leaders for their undergraduate colleagues, and also will share their academic research through public and digital speaker events on various campuses.

For most of us, the cycle of education comes from multiple forms of schooling, as expressed by the famous ʻōlelo […]