Native Hawaiian Career & Technical Education Program

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Makawalu - Strategies in Educational Advancement

Prepares Career and Technical Education students who intend on transferring to a four-year university for careers in current or emerging professions.


Participants will:

• Attend a week long activity rooted in cultural values with a unique opportunity to learn about successful transfer strategies

• Engage in information sessions conducted by professionals on relevant career paths, established articulation options, and an introduction to student support programs throughout the System Universities

• Be introduced to all of the University campuses and the many diverse baccalaureate and graduate educational opportunities

• Have the unique opportunity to spend two night’s in UHM’s housing facility and two nights in UHH’s housing facility

• Interact with university faculty, staff and students and acclimate to a university setting

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Honolulu Community College
Po‘i Nā Nalu - NHCTEP
874 Dillingham Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96817

Ph: 808-845-9176

E-mail: nanalu [at]