The Malama Hawai`i Center
The Malama Hawai`i Center is a gathering place for students interested in the study of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islands languages, cultures, and histories. The Center's mission is to provide a passionate, positive, and productive learning experience for KCC staff and students as well as the community at large. We offer a two-year, interdisciplinary academic subject certificate in Hawaiian / Pacific Studies. In your studies, you will explore ancient and modern Hawai`i in Pacific and global contexts. If you are interested in this area of study, we invite you to visit us at the Malama Center.
The Center's faculty and staff also offer:
- Peer mentoring and academic advising
- Tutoring assistance
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) assistance (see the Related Links section.
- Computer accessibility
- Community projects focusing on caring for our island home and its indigenous culture
- Special events and activities