Intensive English Program

Nene Goose!

Nene Goose!

Aloha-! It’s Hikari!It is already WEEK 5 of Fall II session! Please try to do your best in the rest of session:) Today, I would like to introduce a bird which is inhabit on this island! The bird’s name is Nene goose! Nene is also called “Hawaiian...
Linguistic Exchange at UHH

Linguistic Exchange at UHH

Aloha kākou! This is Noriko. Next week is Week 5… that means it’s already a half way of this Fall II session! My school HawCC also have a month left, and it’s getting busy for preparing final projects and exams! Time flies so fast… Today, I’d like to share about the...
Big Island Road Service

Big Island Road Service

Aloha! This is Kano! How are you guys doing? My car has been broken since the last week. I’m kind of shocked mentally and economically. haha However, it was not accident, and no one got injured. Please don’t worry:) In the last week, I truly understood the significant...
Favorite restaurant in Hilo

Favorite restaurant in Hilo

Aloha it’s Kano! The weather is improving recently. I am so happy! When it’s raining, it’s little bit cold in Hilo. When it’s cold, and I’m tired, I always want to eat pho! Today, I’m going to introduce my favorite restaurant in...
Big Island Hilo – my favorite beach

Big Island Hilo – my favorite beach

Aloha! This is Noriko 🙂 It’s sunny in Hilo, finally! I missed the sun!! I want to go swim on days like this…so I’m going to show you my recommended beach Where is your favorite beach? I often go to Carlsmith Beach Park in Keaukaha! If you live in...
Hawaii Community College’s campus is filled in nature!

Hawaii Community College’s campus is filled in nature!

ALOHA! It’s Kano. It is raining in Hilo recently. How are you guys doing? Today, I’m going to write about my favorite thing in Hawaii Community College (HCC). As you can see from the title, my favorite thing in HCC is the rich nature. I like the garden of...
Hawaii Community College Commencement

Hawaii Community College Commencement

Aloha! This is Noriko, a new IEP stuff. Nice to meet you 🙂 I am currently going to Hawaii Community College and majoring the Hawaiian Studies. Not only about IEP but also I would like to share my course in this blog! Last Friday, May 12th, we had HCC Commencement! I...
IEP Graduation!

IEP Graduation!

Aloha, It’s Kano. I am a new IEP staff. Nice to meet you guys! I was a IEP student before, and I’m learning in HCC Hawaiian Studies now. I’m going to write about the IEP graduation on the last Thursday. This graduation was my first day to work in...
Kohala Trip!!

Kohala Trip!!

Aloha-! It’s Hikari;) On Apr 29, IEP students went to Kohala trip!! Everyone looks so happy! I hope they had fun there. Kohala is the place where King Kamehameha was born. So I guess Kohala has sacred atmosphere…… Actually I’ve never been there...
Hawaii Community College

Hawaii Community College

Aloha-! This is Hikari! Today, I would like to talk about my school, Hawaii Community College (HawCC). HawCC is a community college in Hilo, Big Island and you can get an Associate degree. HawCC requires international students to have TOEFL score of 500 paper/61...
Pau Merrie Monarch

Pau Merrie Monarch

Aloha-! It’s Hikari:) Merrie Monarch has finished without any problems! All of team were awesome!! I would like to introduce the First place of each categories! Miss Aloha Hula 2017- Kelina Kiyoko Keʻanoʻilehua Tiffany Eldredge First Place Kahiko (classic hula...
Hoʻolauleʻa!!!

Hoʻolauleʻa!!!

Aloha-! It’s Hikari:) Merrie Monarch week has come finally!! On 16th, Hoʻolauleʻa (celebration) has held at the the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium. Hula team from Japan and IEP students performed there! I was impressed:)!! Today’s schedule is Free Mid-day...
Merrie Monarch!!!

Merrie Monarch!!!

Aloha-! It’s Hikari:) On April 16~22, There is the biggest hula event which is called “Merrie Monarch” here!! I would like to inform you guys the schedule of the event;) Hoʻolauleʻa (celebration) 9:00 a.m., Sunday, April 16th at the Afook Chinen...