Outstanding Faculty & Staff

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Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching

The Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students. The board also awards the Regents' Medal for Excellence in Research.

2012
Jennifer Higa-King
Psychology

2011
Joy Nagaue
Fashion Technology

2010
Jess Aki
Cosmetology

2009
Diane Caulfield
Cooperative Education, Human Services

2008
Sheila Yoder
Mathematics

2007
Femar Lee
College Skills Center

2006
Danny Aiu
Sheet Metal & Plastics Technology

2005
Paul Onomura
Diesel Mechanics

2004
Lena Low
Economics

2003
Kakkala Gopalakrishnan
Oceanography

2002
Aaron Tanaka
Computing, Electronics, & Networking Technology

2001
Bob Vericker
Administration of Justice

2000
Rick Ziegler
Humanities

1999
Clifford Yamashiro
Automotive Mechanics Technology

1998
Craig Ohta
Automotive Mechanics Technology

1997
Muriel Fujii
English

1996
Tom Mikulski
Electrical Installation & Maintenance Technology

1995
Kathy Kamakaiwi
Cosmetology

1994
Cynthia Smith
History

1993
Barbara Petersen
History

1992
Frank Mauz
Mathematics

1991
James Niino
Counseling

1990
Ron Pine
Logic & Philosophy of Science

1989
Sam Uchida
Autobody, Repair & Painting Technology

1988
David Cleveland
Sociology

1987
Beng Poh Yoshikawa
The Learning Center

1986
Harvey Chun
Carpentry

1985
Theo Hufen
Chemistry

1984
Lorraine Okami
Cosmetology

1983
Sonia Chess
English

1982
Sandra Hirose
English

1981
Herbert Foo
Commercial Baking

1980
Doric Little
Speech

1979
Shizuo Yoshimoto
Welding Technology

1978
Gloria Hooper
English

1977
Terry Haney
Humanities

1976
Frederick Shine
Sheet Metal & Plastics Technology

1975
Bob Eddinger
Biology

1974
Louis Willand
English

1973
Rose Ho
Fashion Arts

1972
James Yoshino
Autobody, Repair & Painting Technology

1965-1971
UHM Faculty Only

Chancellor's Outstanding Service Award

Chancellor's Outstanding Service Award recognizes Honolulu CC civil service or administrative, professional and technical (APT) employees for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and/or fostering of excellence in higher education.

2011
Zane Nedbalek
Research Support Specialist

2010
Lorri Taniguchi
Health Nurse