Job Readiness, Value, and Variety, all within an ‘Ohana Setting. This is what sets us apart. This is what makes us proud to belong to Honolulu Community College (HonCC). Come, join our ʻohana.
If you want to gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in today’s job market, you’ve come to the right place. Recognized as the premier career and technical training institutions in Hawai‘i, our programs are built around careers that are in demand, and taught by instructors who have real-world experience. When you leave HonCC, you’ll be job-ready or ready to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university, if that’s your goal.
Worried about the cost of going to college? Our per credit rate is $131 for Hawai‘i residents, which makes HonCC one of the best educational values in the entire country! We are also part of the University of Hawai‘i (UH) System, so transferring from HonCC to one of the UH four-year campuses (Mānoa, West O‘ahu, Hilo) is seamless and easy. Scholarships, grants and other financial assistance are also available.
Compare Costs to Other Educational Institutions
Annual cost is 5x more at UH Mānoa*
Annual cost is 9x more at Hawaii Pacific University*
Annual cost is 7x more at some out-of-state schools*
*Based on estimated annual costs such as tuition, books, supplies, and housing.
HonCC is the premier career and technical training institution
We offer programs in 23 areas of study, 22 Associate degrees, and 31 Certificates. Our Associate degrees can be completed in as little as two years, and our Certificates are short-term credentials that can be completed in as little as one semester. Many of our programs are unique and can only be found at HonCC.
Find a Program That Fits You
We’re probably best known for the feeling of ‘ohana (family) among students, faculty, and staff. Our classes are small, with a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This means more personalized attention, greater opportunities for hands-on learning, and more interaction with classmates.
Student to Faculty Ratio