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culinary student making a pie
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culinary students in the kitchen
culinary students learning
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Our Mission

The purpose of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific is to be a world-class showcase of Hawai'i's passion for the culinary arts.

  • Hawai'i is the one place on earth where life and aloha are part of the bottom line.
  • Our commitment to excellence is foremost.
  • Both our words and actions address all dimensions of a sustainable future for Hawai'i.
  • Education can change people's lives.
  • We believe in diversity in people, teaching and cuisine.
  • Imagination and style are always part of the equation.
  • Local sensitivity and global outlook are essential.
  • We practice and promote healthy living.
  • We work in the spirit of partnership.

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