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Kapi‘olani Community College is an extremely special place because we are named after Queen Julia Na-pela-kapu-o-Kakaʻe Kapi‘olani. The Queenʻs motto is Kūlia i ka Nu’u, Strive for your Highest, which can be felt through the words in our podcast. Kuilei Courageous Conversations hosted by Kapi‘olani Community College’s Kuilei Outreach Program is a series of talks and interviews around students success through the lens of our students, staff, and faculty. We will cover topics around our outstanding community of students and employees, the application process, how to finance college, and other exciting highlights that make Kapi‘olani Community College the place to Kūlia i ka nuʻu, strive for your highest. We truly appreciate the opportunity to share what we have to offer. Check us out at www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu. Mahalo.

Kuilei Courageous Conversations Kapi‘olani Community College | Kuilei Outreach Program

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Kapi‘olani Community College is an extremely special place because we are named after Queen Julia Na-pela-kapu-o-Kakaʻe Kapi‘olani. The Queenʻs motto is Kūlia i ka Nu’u, Strive for your Highest, which can be felt through the words in our podcast. Kuilei Courageous Conversations hosted by Kapi‘olani Community College’s Kuilei Outreach Program is a series of talks and interviews around students success through the lens of our students, staff, and faculty. We will cover topics around our outstanding community of students and employees, the application process, how to finance college, and other exciting highlights that make Kapi‘olani Community College the place to Kūlia i ka nuʻu, strive for your highest. We truly appreciate the opportunity to share what we have to offer. Check us out at www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu. Mahalo.

    Kapi'olani CC Student Congress: December 2022

    Kapi'olani CC Student Congress: December 2022

    Kapi‘olani Community College's Student Congress is the official channel between the students and the College's Administration. 

    In this episode we learn from Shawna Takai - President, Jenny Brown - Vice President, Julius Laurentius - Secretary, Micah Tutuvanu - Public Relations and Tim Lum - Treasurer, how they felt about 2022 and hopes for 2023. They are truly the voice for our students and will go above and beyond to make sure students have a great college experience at Kapi'olani CC. 

    If you are interested in getting involved or have questions, please contact Student Congress at kapccsc@hawaii.edu as well as through Instagram at @kapccsc. Thank you!

    Original music by Jon Hashimoto

    • 41 min
    Kapi‘olani CC Student Congress: October 2022

    Kapi‘olani CC Student Congress: October 2022

    Kapi‘olani Community College's Student Congress is the official channel between the students and the College's Administration. In this episode we learn from Shawna Takai - President, Julius Laurentius - Secretary, and Micah Tutuvanu - Public Relations, the wonderful initiatives that are coming up.  They even offer some amazing insights around perseverance and success.  
    If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Student Congress at kapccsc@hawaii.edu as well as Instagram at @kapccsc.  Thank you!  

    • 35 min
    Where Are They Going? New Discoveries Leads to New Possibilities

    Where Are They Going? New Discoveries Leads to New Possibilities

    In this episode we are talking story with a Kapiʻolani Community College Hospitality and Tourism student, Marika Suzuki, who shared her amazing journey between Japan and Hawaiʻi.  She also provided heartfelt words of advice for prospective International Students.  

    "Donʻt feel pressured to be perfect."  

    Please take a moment to hear Ms. Suzukiʻs story and share widely!  

    Original music by Joe Yoshida

    • 30 min
    Where Are They Now? From Student To Employee At Kapi'olani CC

    Where Are They Now? From Student To Employee At Kapi'olani CC

    Happy International Podcast Day (09/30/2022)!  In this special episode, we have our 1st Place Winner of Kapi'olani Community College's Aloha Club Trivia Contest, Mr. Kohlby Soong.  BUT, what makes this interview special is that he is also a proud graduate of this wonderful College - BONUS!  Please listen to his heartfelt insights on caring for our land and caring for each other.  

    Enjoy and share widely!

    • 26 min
    Where Are They Now? Don't Lose Sight On What You Love (Culinary Arts Degree)

    Where Are They Now? Don't Lose Sight On What You Love (Culinary Arts Degree)

    In this episode we talk with 2018 Culinary Arts HONORS graduate, Justin Udom, founder and owner of Pop Culture Artisan Pops - https://popcultureap.com/.  Justin enrolled at Kapiʻolani Community with a Bachelorʻs Degree in Business from Loyola Marymount University, several years of work experience in finance, and a dream.  His insights on what it takes to be an entrepreneur is something all aspiring independent business owners need to hear. You can also read about Justin in the UH Alumni News.  

    I had one of his Artisan Pops and it was DELICIOUS!  I need to try the Coffee Cacao Nib Swirl! 

    Please enjoy (both the podcast and his Pops) and share widely!  

    Thanks!

    • 38 min
    Where Are They Now? Believing In Yourself Does Wonders (Science Degrees)

    Where Are They Now? Believing In Yourself Does Wonders (Science Degrees)

    We start with our Season opener with another amazing conversation with another Kapiʻolani CC graduate.  Jennifer Wong-Ala talks about her journey from Waiamānalo to Oregon where she is within reach to completing her Ph.D in Ocean, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. 

    "Find your allies, find your mentors, find your people, and donʻt give up."  Learn more about Jen by going to https://jenniferwongala.weebly.com/. 

    Please enjoy and share widely!

    Original music by Jon Hashimoto

    • 42 min

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