Hawaii Community College

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Hawaii Community College is a public two-year community college located in the city of Hilo, Hawaii on the largest of the Hawaiian Islands. It was founded during the late 20th century and is a commuter college that does not offer any residential programs. It belongs to the University of Hawaii System of higher education institutions in the Hawaiian Islands, the flagship institution being the University of Hawaii in Manoa in Honolulu. Hawaii Community College is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and College to award associate degrees. Given its close proximity to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, the two institutions share several student facilities, including administrative offices, classrooms and the library.

General Information

Admission Office

200 West Kawili Street

Hilo, HI 96720-4091

(808) 974-7661

Fax: (808) 974-7692

[email protected]

Contact: David Loeding

Main Address

200 West Kawili Street

Hilo, HI 96720

(808) 974-7611


Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,378


Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Out-of-state application fee: $25

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural, engineering and CAD technologies A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Marketing Management A,C
Marketing Research A,C
Operations Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Digital media C

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology C
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Personal & Culinary Services

Food Service A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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