On November 28, UH Mānoa will be hosting its second-annual celebration of Hawaiian Independence Day, also known as Lā Kūʻokoʻa.

Hawaiian Independence Day will take place in the Campus Center 209.

STEM Program Outreach Coordinator, Keolani Noa, will be coordinating free bus transportation for any KCC students willing to go. The bus will take students from KCC (by the chapel) to the event at 12:30 p.m. and arrive at UH Mānoa by 12:45 p.m. Students will then be picked up by 4 p.m.

The activities that will take place are live music, educational booths, Hawaiian vendors, and more. Events will go on after 4 p.m. but students who decide to stay will have to find their own ride from the event.

To sign up for the event bus transportation, either call the KCC Title III Office at (808) 734-9317, or email your reservation at Upon contacting the KCC Title III Office, ask for either ʻEleu (STEM Program Assistant) or Keisha (STEM Outreach Specialist), who are both leading the event.