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Group of hula dancers and Hawaiian chanters
UNUKUPUKUPU, the hula hālau of 51 Community College, participate in the groundbreaking for 51 Community College—Pālamanui in Kona.

Based in Hilo on Hawai?i Island, offers associate degree,
certificate and non-credit programs ranging from health services and hotel operations to business and trades.
is a state-of-the-art branch campus in Kona and
hosts the University Center, West Hawai?i.

Areas of Excellence


With a main campus in Hilo and a new branch campus in Kona, Hawai?i Community College has locations on both sides of beautiful Hawai?i Island.

Career Focus

Learn rewarding career and technical skills through programs like electronics, early childhood education, automotive mechanics or business technology.


Students who begin working towards a 4-year degree at Hawai?i Community College, can save 25C60% on tuition costs.


Study in a welcoming campus environment where the class sizes are small and faculty and staff are committed to student success.

Fast Facts about?Hawai?i Community College

Degrees and Programs


  • Undergraduate: 2,260

Student to Faculty Ratio*

  • 13:1
    * fall 2021

Age and Gender*

  • Average age: 25.1 years old
  • Men: 54.3%
  • Women: 44.9%
    * full-time students

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time: 30.6%
  • Part-time: 69.4%

Pell Grant Recipients*

  • 60%
    * of eligible, full-time students awarded Fall 2022

Student Diversity (full-time students)


Contact Information and Location

Hawaii Community College seal and nameplate

1175?Manono Street
Hilo, HI 96720-5096

? (808) 934-2500

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for new and prospective Hawai?i CC?students.

Last modified: April 8, 2024
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