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On the slopes of Diamond Head, just minutes from Waikiki, Kapi‘olani Community College is home to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific and programs in business, hospitality, health, legal education and arts and sciences.

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Areas of Excellence

Education Besides the very popular liberal arts program, Kapi‘olani Community College is also known for strong technical, occupational and professional programs.

National Recognition Programs including culinary studies, health sciences, emergency medical services and legal assistance have received national recognition.

Location On the slopes of the world-famous Diamond Head Crater, Kapi‘olani Community College is minutes away from the beach, Waikiki and downtown Honolulu.

Outreach Kapi‘olani Community College offers a large variety of non-credit programs, many of which are combined in innovative ways with departmental credit courses.

Contact Information

Kapi‘olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816

email kapinfo@hawaii.edu

tel. (808) 734-9000
tel. (808) 734-9555

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Kapi‘olani Community College: At a Glance
Fast Facts 2014
IslandO‘ahu
LocationEast Honolulu
Established1964
Degrees Awarded (2013-14)
TOTAL DEGREES1,513
Certificates (CA, Dent Hyg)227
Associate (AA, AAS, AS, ATS)1,279
Advanced Prof Certificate (APC)7
Enrollment
Undergraduate7,994
Mean Age in Years24.5
Gender (full-time students)
Men44.6%
Women54.8%
Student:Faculty Ratio18:1

Student diversity (full-time students) Chart showing student diversity at Kapiolani Community College; 17% Hawaiian/Part-Hawaiian; 11% Filipino; 9% Chinese; 15% Japanese; 2% Pacific Islander; 22% All Other; 13% Mixed; 11% Caucasian

Residency
Hawai‘i86.9%
U.S. Mainland3.4%
U.S. Affiliated       0.5%
Foreign8.6%
Unknown0.6%

Figures from the Institutional Research & Analysis Office, Fall 2014.