By Chris Takahashi | Staff Writer Renting a surfboard is typically a no-fuss affair: show up, sign...Read More
Month: June 2017
Julie has been an O’ahu resident for a little more than a year since her husband began working at Pearl Harbor. The pre-nursing major has been quick to pick up island-favorite activities such as hiking, and most recently, Julie has been teaching herself how to surf.
While Julie’s hometown is Cleveland, Ohio, she’s been happy with the transition to life in Hawaii because she’s able to “avoid the snow” and long winters of the Midwest.Read More
By Chris Takahashi | Staff Writer It has been nearly 40 years since the Waikīkī War Memorial...Read More
By Lexus Yamashiro | Staff Writer When Ronald Takahashi, the department chair of the Culinary Arts...Read More
By Lexus Yamashiro | Staff Writer For aspiring dietician Christian Rae Wong, she could not have...Read More
- Robert YoungRobert Young is a first-year professor at KCC. He teaches Math 75x to students. To most of his students, he is known as "Kumu". When he is not teaching, he is studying neuroscience at the center of disabilities for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Prior to teaching at KCC, Kumu Robert worked at Ānuenue and helped develop the math program there. He also currently works to develop 8th-grade mathematics curriculum for Native Hawaiians. Young likes to spend his time working at the Institute For Human Services (IHS), a homeless shelter for families and children in Kalihi. There he runs an after-school science and math program. "I think I like learning about the world more, math is just a means to do it," said Kumu Robert. He explains that math is a universal concept that can apply to anything. Kumu Robert prefers to not focus on one thing but instead likes to study many things including neuroscience and physics. Math gives him the tools to understand the world.