2021 Virtual Sustainability Showcase

Happy Earth Month!

This year, Honolulu Community College is presenting a number of virtual resources and presentations to foster greater environmental awareness and responsibility. Please check out the following activities, initiatives and projects that encourage sustainable lifestyles and commitment.

Before and after photos of a landscape without vegetation and with vegetation

Photo by John Delay

Plant Showcase

Check out gardening projects and produce members of our talented campus community have been cultivating over this pandemic year!

Sustainability Plant Showcase

Painting of pumpkins on grass under a tree with the sun in the background

Photo by Jill Teraizumi

Sustainability Art Gallery

Nature inspires our creativity as well as commitment. Browse this virtual gallery of 33 pieces of artwork by HonCC's community members capturing the beauty and diversity of our natural environment.

Sustainability Virtual Art Gallery

A stack of tires painted to look lika Minion with a plant on top for hair

Student Winner 2019

Trash to Treasures Contest

Faculty, staff, and students have used items usually wasted into creative projects that can be used and/or admired.

Voting Taking Place between April 26 – April 30. Go in and vote for your favorites!

We will announce the top student, and top faculty/staff projects on May 5, 2021

Trash to Treasures Projects

Man welding a metal frame

Welding Student Project 2019

Program Showcase

The Welding Program has integrated a commitment to sustainability practices into program operations and curriculum. You can view their impressive achievements.

Link to Program Video

Room  with Halloween decorations

Academic Counseling Halloween 2020

Sustainable Celebrations

We are all anxious to once again gather with friends and family as the summer approaches. It is also graduation time! Here are some suggestions and tips on how to celebrate in a conscientious and sustainable manner.

Link to Padlet

Buildings at sunset with ocean in foreground and sun shining in background

Photo by Gretel Sia

Environmental Organizations in Hawaiʻi

There are many active organizations in Hawai'i working to preserve, to educate and to promote environmental responsibility. Honor Earth Day (or Earth Month or the Earth in general!) by getting to know more about your local activities and campaigns, and getting involved!

List of Organizations