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Students in the culinary arts program at Kapiʻolani Community College are at the epicenter for culinary innovation in 51.

On the slopes of Diamond Head, just minutes from Waikk, is home to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific and programs in business, hospitality, health, legal education and arts and sciences.

Areas of Excellence


Besides the highly successful liberal arts program, Kapi?olani Community College is also known for strong technical, occupational and professional programs.

National Recognition

Programs including culinary studies, health sciences, emergency medical services and STEM have received national recognition.


On the slopes of the world-famous Diamond Head Crater, Kapi?olani Community College is minutes away from the beach, Waikk and downtown Honolulu.


Kapi?olani Community College offers a large variety of non-credit programs, many of which are customized and developed in innovative ways to serve Hawai?is workforce needs.

Fast Facts?Kapi?olani Community College

Degrees and Programs


  • Undergraduate:?5,822

Student to Faculty Ratio*

  • 17:1
    * fall 2021

Age and Gender*

  • Average age: 25.2 years old
  • Men: 38.7%
  • Women: 60.6%
    * full-time students

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time: 26.7%
  • Part-time: 73.3%

Pell Grant Recipients*

  • 43%
    * of eligible, full-time students awarded Fall 2022

Student Diversity (full-time students)


Contact Information and Location

Kapiolani Community College seal and nameplate

4303 Diamond Head?Road
Honolulu, HI 96816

? (808)?734-9000
? (808) 734-9555

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Last modified: April 8, 2024
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