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As the University of Hawai'i continue to expand its services and programs for Native Hawaiian students, the community colleges are committed to providing a full array of programs that support the success of our Native Hawaiian students. Here is a sampling of the various programs offered at campuses. For more information on Native Hawaiian student programs, see the UH System Native Hawaiian Student Programs Directory 2011.

I Ola Haloa Center for Hawai'i Lifestyles at Hawai'i Community College Funded in part by a Title III grant, the center houses the Associate in Applied Science degree, which focuses on particular Native Hawaiian occupations that supported a vibrant, sustainable, highly scientific, and spiritually balanced island population years prior to western contact.
Liko A'e Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program A scholarship program administered by UH Maui College with outreach sites at Hawai'i, Leeward and Kaua'i Community Colleges and UH Manoa.
Na Pua No'eau A Hawaiian culture-based education resource center within the UH system that provides educational and enrichment program activities to over 2000 Hawaiian children and their families annually in grades K to 12. The program has centers and staffing on all islands with sites at Maui College, Lana'i High and Elementary School, Moloka'i Education Center, Kaua'i Community College, and UH Manoa and UH West O'ahu.
Ku'ina Project at Maui College A youth program, which guides, trains, and supports students to achieve their educational goals, targeting high school students. The program provides tuition/book assistance, housing assistance for Maui College students, tutoring, study skills training, and much more.
Music & Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) at Honolulu Community College A program to help foster and promote the business and profession of music in Hawai'i.
Po'ina Nalu at Honolulu Community College A Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program (NHCTEP) providing students majoring in Career and Technical Education Programs with support services encompassing college/career development and advising, cooperative education, student stipend opportunities, peer-assisted gateway courses, transfer connections to four-year degree career paths and cultural enrichment activities.
Kapi'olani Community College STEM Program Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program offers students four content pathways that lead to Associate in Science Natural Science (ASNS) degrees. It also offers outreach programs to encourage more Native Hawaiian students to enroll in the STEM fields, such as the Summer Bridge Program.
Malama Hawai'i Center at Kapi'olani Community College A gathering place for students interested in the study of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islands languages, cultures, and histories. Services include academic support, tutorial resources, financial aid application assistance, computer accessibility, culture enrichment activities and special events.
Halau 'Ike o Pu'uloa at Leeward Community College A one-stop center offering programs and services to help Native Hawaiian students succeed through culturally focused initiatives, including academic/career counseling, financial aid/scholarship assistance, cultural enrichment activities, language immersion lab, peer mentors, service learning, internships and much more.
Ho'oulu at Leeward Community College A program to increase the recruitment, retention and successful completion of Native Hawaiian students in career and technical programs. It includes internship opportunities, tutoring, career/vocational planning assistance, cultural workshops and lectures, Hawaiian language and audio labs, and computer laptops.
Upward Bound at Leeward Community College A year-round program dedicated to preparing academically under-served and low-income youth for college.
Upward Bound at Windward Community College A year-round program dedicated to preparing academically under-served and low-income students from Castle, Kahuku, Kailua and Kalaheo high schools. Program includes mentorship and guidance throughout the high school years, assistance with college applications and help securing financial aid and scholarships.