Oct 20, 2012

Basic Ukulele at OCET

KCC-OCET is excited to offer Basic Ukulele in November. Mark Rossi will teach simple chords, strumming patterns and a few easy songs. It's 6-8pm on Thursdays, Nov 1, 8, 15 & 29th. It's only $45! Register now to get your spot. Call 245-8318. kauai.hawaii.edu/training

UH Offers Free eWaste Recycling (10/25-10/27)

University of Hawaii is offering free electronic waste recycling during Education and Government eWaste Disposal Days 2012, October 25 to October 27. The program is open to Hawaii residents, all public or private schools and universities, all City, County, State or Federal/Military branches, small to medium sized businesses (of less than 100 employees) and non-profits. There will be seven drop off locations on UH campuses on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, along with U of H Hilo and Kealakehe High School in Kailua-Kona both on Hawaii Island.

Pre-registration through the event webpage http://www.hawaii.edu/ewaste is required for the above mentioned Institutions; you are responsible for ensuring that the appropriate administrative paperwork for disposal of any items has been completed through your institution. The Institutional drop offs will be held on October 25 and 26; dates and times vary per campus so please visit the webpage: http://www.hawaii.edu/ewaste

Hawaii residents are invited to drop off their personal ewaste on October 27 from 9:00am to 3:00pm; no registration required. Visit http://www.hawaii.edu/ewaste for more information including maps to drop off sites and a list of electronic items accepted.

Staff will unload equipment from vehicles at drop off sites. All equipment collected will be processed in North America in an environmentally responsible way; recycling and disposal services provided courtesy of Apple.

Posted by:
Larry Wiss, Communications Officer
Information Technology Services
University of Hawaii

UH InfoSec Security Broadcasts and Contest (10/2012)

October: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

In recognition of October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month the UH Information Security Team (InfoSec) will sponsor 5 broadcast presentations on security topics and conduct an "Are you Cyber S.M.A.R.T." online contest to win iTunes. Attend or view a rebroadcast of a weekly presentation, then visit and Like the InfoSec Facebook page to answer that week's security question correctly and enter a drawing for iTunes cards up to $25.

The Information Security Team (InfoSec) at the University of Hawaii system will participate in NSCAM by offering a series of presentations addressing the question, "Are you Cyber S.M.A.R.T." Topics reflect the NCSA theme of STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

 The purpose of NCSAM is to raise awareness to the issues facing cyber security not only at UH but also in everyone's personal daily lives. Weekly topics for the systemwide InfoSec presentations are:
  • Oct 04 - Secure Information Destruction
  • Oct 08 - Management and Storage of Sensitive Information
  • Oct 19 - Avoid Identity Theft
  • Oct 22 - Responsible Computing Practices
  • Oct 31 - Think Before You Click.
The presentations will originate from Kuykendall Hall on the UH Manoa campus, be broadcast live to HITS sites throughout the UH system, and viewable as recordings following broadcast at: uhtv.its.hawaii.edu/NCAM. For details on presentations and iTunes contest visit the InfoSec webpage: www.hawaii.edu/infosec

Circular logo with text: October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, staysafeonline.org

Printable flyer with workshop information and dates (pdf)

Posted by:
Larry Wiss, Communications Officer
Information Technology Services
University of Hawaii

Oct 19, 2012

Meet artist Kazu, Dec 5th , 12:30 OCET 106 C&D

Kazu Kauinana has been commissioned to design and build a sculpture for KCC. Come meet him on Wednesday, Dec 5th in the OCET room 106 C&D.
In January he will be offering a sculpting workshop sponsored by State Foundation on Culture and Arts.  He wants to invite students to come and learn the process of figure sculpting.  This great workshop will only cost students $25!  Great opportunity.

Oct 17, 2012

Last Call ~ Filipino Fiesta

Kaua'i CC Community,

The Pamantasan (higher education) Club is having a fiesta this week Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, from 6:00 p.m.
to 9:00 p.m. at KCC's Cafeteria to raise funds to attend a UH Systemwide Conference in April 2013 at UH Hilo. Dinner & Show tickets are $30.00 and if you're interested in supporting the club, please contact me before Wednesday, Oct. 17, 12:00 noon.

The club will also be participating in "Adopt a School Day," a Hawaii Jaycees Statewide Program, to provide service to the college. The club will be assisting the Na Kama Pono Pre-School with reorganizing their storage cabinets on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Salamat po,
Frances Dinnan
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Oct 15, 2012

Week Without Violence

We started off the Week Without Violence today and you will notice that the Clotheslines are up again and there are several t-shirts that were made today by students. Please visit the following website to view some of the pics taken during this event: http://snack.to/puk3bj3n.

Volunteers will return on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 9:00-2:00 p.m to assist students in making more t-shirts and to educate students about domestic violence (DV) and campus and community resources. In the evening at 5:00 p.m. there's a Candlelight Vigil to honor the victims and survivors of DV, sexual assault, and teen dating violence at St. Michael's. The Nursing students will be participating in this community event.

We're encouraging both students and staff to sign up now for the "Telling Amy's Story" film that will be shown this Friday, Oct. 19, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in OCET Rm 106 C & D. A panel discussion follows immediately after the film with our community partners. There will be prize giveaways and everyone will receive a gift for attending. Staff are eligible to receive a professional buck. Space is limited so please contact: 245-8212 to make your reservation. Also, turn in unused cell phones by Friday for Project HopeLine.

Thank you,
Frances Dinnan
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