Hawaii Community College welcomes deaf students!

Hawaii Community College welcomes deaf students! HCC has an outstanding Student Support, such as providing ASL interpreters and notetakers for all classes, including electrician, auto body, auto repair, etc.

Become a teacher, welder, mechanic or auto body technician or whatever you dream to be!

Hawaii Community College is open for fall enrollment.

How to apply?

For Student Services or help applying contact:
Randiann Tokeshi Counselor/ Student Life Coordinator Hawaii Community College
1175 Manono St. Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808-934-2729 Email:

2019 Civil Defense Disaster Preparedness Fair on June 22

If you want an interpreter for this event. Please call the phone number you see on this flyer. 

Community Update on Puna Boat Ramp on July 13

If you want an interpreter for this event. Please call the phone number, 808 586 6530 or send a email;  

Deaf Coffee Chat on June 15th 2019

Come on! Join the fun!

When: June 15th 2019

Let’s enjoy our Saturday night. Meet people and drink a cup of coffee.

Where: Starbucks at Prince Kuhio Plaza Mall, Hilo

Time: 6 pm - 9 pm

Hearing people also welcome! Take your family and friends to this unique event, please!

Miss this chat? Don’t worried! Deaf Chat Coffee will find on every 3rd Saturday of each month from 6 pm to 9 pm at Starbucks.

Hosted by Lisa Hanson (

BIDC Potluck on June 8th


FEMA Accessible: Hurricane Basic Preparedness Tips

The hurricane season start on June 1 until November for Hawaii. It is now a time to prepare for hurricanes. Here is a great ASL video how you can prepare. Also, CSC has developed a special resource about Hurricane Preparedness. More information? Please visit the website CSC Hurricane Preparedness

Resource: FEMA

Big Island Deaf Club comes out for the second time at the Charity Walk 2019 !

Big Island Deaf Club came out in support of the Visitor Industry Charity Walk on May 11th 2019. It was a great day raising funds and connecting with non-profit organizations from across the Big Island! 10 people donated for Keiki Kuli Connections at Charity Walk in Waikoloa Beach Resort. They have raised total $ 414.44 ! That is more than in 2018.  

The whole Charity Walk community made total $ 338,000 ! We will know more in August how many we will get more. So many thanks to everyone who came out to support the Charity Walk !