Sustainability event participants

Aloha and welcome to Honolulu Community College's sustainability page! Here you will find information on HonCC campus initiatives and activities related to sustainability, along with links to other sites useful and interesting to those committed to sustainability.

Our goal is to make this an informative resource for the entire HonCC community as we focus on our campus commitment to sustainability in educational offerings and operations.

If you have any questions, information to share, or suggestions for how the campus can improve, please get in touch with either of the HonCC Sustainability Coordinators, John DeLay ( or Cynthia Smith (

Together, we can make a difference.

Honolulu Community College Sustainability

Sustainability News

Ka Māla o Niuhelewai's eighth annual Hoʻolauleʻa and Sustainability Showcase took place on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This year's theme was Hawaiian...
Posted: May 1, 2019
When the UH Office of Sustainability heard that 4,000 brand new reusable mugs at the Kauaʻi CC campus were going to be thrown away/headed to a Kauaʻi...
Posted: February 20, 2019
Upcycling, a term that was coined over 24 years ago by Reiner Pilz, gives “new life” to something that has “outlived” its original purpose. In...
Posted: December 20, 2018

Sustainability Events

"Let's Make Less Rubbish"

Presenter: Nicole Chatterson, Director of Zero Waste Oʻahu

  • When: Wednesday, November 20 at 10:00 AM
  • Where: Building 2, Room 201, Loui Conference Room

Organized by Sustainability Committee.

"Destination 2045: Hawai'i's Clean Energy Journey"

Presenter: Peter Rosegg, Hawaiian Electric Spokesman

  • When: Tuesday, November 26 10:00 AM
  • Where: Building 2, Room 201 (Loui Conference Room)

Organized by Sustainability Committee.