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Fall 2017

Advanced Grant Writing (Hilo) *ETF

Participants will produce a mini grant proposal, applying all of the skills learned from the Basic Grant Writing workshops. Proposals will be individually reviewed for minimum requirements, clear and concise statement of need, thorough budget, additional funding sources, board of directors and collaboration efforts.


Meet Jeani Navarro

Jeani Navarro has over 30 years of grant writing experience and has helped various community organizations secure needed funding. Lots of samples and handouts provided.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Jeani Navarro.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 28, Sat 9:00a - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 331, $85.00.


American Sign Language, Level 1a (Hilo) * ETF

This class will introduce the basics of American Sign Language (ASL), including grammar and vocabulary for simple social conversation. Participants will also learn about deaf culture and rules of social interaction.
Open to ages 15 and up.

Required:Signing Naturally Student Workbook with DVD, Level 1, Units 1-6, copyright 2008.

Meet Vicki Linter:

Vicki Linter is a hearing instructor and learned ASL at Los Angeles, Pierce College. She was an ASL interpreter for 25 years and has taught ASL in community settings in California and in Hawaii.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Vicki Linter.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 20-Nov 22, W 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 126, $150.00.


American Sign Language, Level 1b (Hilo) *ETF

This class is for anyone with some experience with American Sign Language (ASL). There will be an initial review of the basics to assess the overall class level. Participants will focus on advancing expressive and receptive conversational skills.
Open to ages 15 and up.

Required: Signing Naturally Student Workbook with DVD, Level 1, Units 1-6, copyright 2008.

Meet Pam Bond:

Pam Bond is a deaf instructor and is native in ASL. She has 12 years of teaching experience at Brigham Young University and at the high school level in Utah.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Pam Bond.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 14-Nov 16, Th 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 106, $150.00.


Analyzing Processes to Map Better Outcomes (Hilo) *ETF

This course provides strategies and skills to allow leaders to document and analyze processes. Leaders often face challenging environments, which require budget reduction, increased efficiencies, streamlining of work, and increasing production. Using process maps, leaders can analyze the process to make effective decisions and identify opportunities for improvement. This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to learn basic process mapping analysis, which leverages basic process mapping concepts and introduces new skills in detailed process mapping, and new component in process analysis. Participants will be prepared with an understanding of process map analysis components and develop basic analysis skills, which can be applied in their organizations.

Campus parking fees apply to this class. Daily parking passes are available at the main entrance security guard station for $3/day. Semester long permits are also available to those registered for non-credit classes. Please contact our office for more information: 932-7830.

Meet Joslyn Sato:
Dr. Joslyn Sato holds a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership (D.M.) and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. She is a Sr. Operational Excellence Consultant, an adjunct, and a business program instructor for workforce development. Her passion for leadership development, project management, small business, and lifelong learning motivates her to empower and inspire professionals and students through engaging hands-on workshops and activities. Sharing her knowledge and helping others extends beyond her professional reach as she is also an active volunteer in her Wahiawa Community and the Project Management Institute (PMI) Honolulu Chapter serving as Director of Academic Outreach and Liaison to the PMI Educational Foundation. Wherever she goes, she encourages others to “Lead to Empower, Learn for a Lifetime, and Believe to Achieve the Unthinkable.”

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Joslyn Sato.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 16, Th 9:00a - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $150.00.


Art for Everyone: Abstract Expressive Painting Workshop (Hilo)

In this short workshop, participants will learn the skills needed to produce small, personalized paintings that make perfect holiday gifts. Students will complete one abstract expressive painting, releasing stress and letting go of control. Canvas stretching and preparation will also be covered, leaving students with a blank canvas ready for their next work.
Materials for completing 1 painting and 1 blank canvas are included in the fee.

Meet Kellie Miyazu

Kellie is a graduate of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art. She has spent the past several years doing freelance graphic design. Kellie is the Creator and Coordinator of the Youth Arts Series at the East Hawai‘i Cultural Center. She can also be found teaching art at Waiakeawaena Elementary School as well as part of E.B. DeSilva’s EdVenture after school enrichment program. In addition to teaching, and her digital design work, Kellie is also a freelance artist with a passion for drawing and painting. Instructor is Kellie Miyazu.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 4, Sat 9:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 104, $55.00.


Art for Everyone: Encaustic Monotype Printing Workshops (Hilo)

The process of creating artwork that is encaustic sounds complex, but is actually a fun and simple way to produce quick, colorful works of art with bees wax, damar crystals and ground pigments. Encaustic Monotype Prints can be made more intricate with layers by adding ink drawings and charcoal rubbings. Participants will take home multiple prints and will be able to mount a single piece on a wood panel as a completed work of art ready for display. These prints are great as gifts or just to personalize a room in your home. Ages 12 and up. Instructor is Kevin Diminyatz.
Status: Seats are available.
Nov 18, Sat 10:30a - 12:30p, [Hilo] Manono Campus, Bldg 389 Art Studio, $55.00.


Art for Keiki: Encaustic Monotype Printing Workshops (Hilo)

The process of creating artwork that is Encaustic, sounds complex, but is actually a simple / fun way to produce quick, colorful works of art with bees wax, damar crystals and ground pigments. Encaustic Monotype Prints can be made more intricate with layers by adding ink drawings and charcoal rubbings. Participants will take home multiple prints, and will be able to mount a single piece on a wood panel as a completed work of art ready for display. These prints are great as gifts or just to personalize a room in your home. Ages 6-11. Instructor is Kevin Diminyatz.
Status: Seats are available.
Nov 18, Sat 8:30a - 10:00a, [Hilo] Manono Campus, Bldg 389 Art Studio, $45.00.


Art for Keiki: Mixed Media 2 (Hilo)

Students will explore a variety of mediums with an emphasis on dry media, including watercolor, paper sculpture, and colored pencil. They will expand their creativity by developing both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional projects. In addition, students will learn to develop and plan their ideas through sketching, and incorporate dynamic elements with color and texture. Projects will be different from the Summer 2017 class. Ages 8-10.

Meet Kellie Miyazu

Kellie is a graduate of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art. She has spent the past several years doing freelance graphic design. Kellie is the Creator and Coordinator of the Youth Arts Series at the East Hawai‘i Cultural Center. She can also be found teaching art at Waiakeawaena Elementary School as well as part of E.B. DeSilva’s EdVenture after school enrichment program. In addition to teaching, and her digital design work, Kellie is also a freelance artist with a passion for drawing and painting. Instructor is Kellie Miyazu.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 11-Nov 6, M 4:30p - 6:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 104, $115.00.


Basic Grant Writing (Hilo) *ETF

Participants will learn all about the grant writing process, how to write a compelling statement of need, and learn what funders are looking for in grant proposals. This course is focused on grant-writing tools and resources for non-profit organizations, charitable, public organizations, and other community-minded groups.

Meet Jeani Navarro

Jeani Navarro has over 30 years of grant writing experience and has helped various community organizations secure needed funding. Lots of samples and handouts provided.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Jeani Navarro.

Status: Registration has closed.
Oct 14, Sat 9:00a - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 331, $85.00.


Basic Grant Writing (Kona) *ETF

Participants will learn all about the grant writing process, how to write a compelling statement of need, and learn what funders are looking for in grant proposals. This course is focused on grant-writing tools and resources for non-profit organizations, charitable, public organizations, and other community-minded groups.

Meet Jeani Navarro

Jeani Navarro has over 30 years of grant writing experience and has helped various community organizations secure needed funding. Lots of samples and handouts provided.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Jeani Navarro.

Status: Registration has closed.
Oct 7, Sat 9:00a - 4:00p, [Kona] Palamanui Campus, Panini Bldg, Rm 125, $85.00.


Basics of Business Marketing (Hilo)

Understand the basics of marketing to help you effectively reach the target audience for your small- to medium-sized business. Be prepared for hands-on work, as this class will not only provide you with knowledge, but will also give you the structure and guidance that you need to actually create and initiate your marketing plan. Highly recommended for anyone who is looking to create advertising materials, including a website, videos, flyers, brochures, and more.

Parking Fee does apply to this class. Please purchase your parking pass for $3.00 per day at the guard shack at the main entrance to the University.

Meet Adam Sydney

Adam Sydney has worked in and taught new-media marketing for sixteen years, and has created the concepts for numerous websites, helping professionals to successfully maximize their presence on the web. Instructor is Adam Sydney.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 23-Nov 8, M,W 2:00p - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 112, $125.00.


Beginners Boxing for Keiki (Hilo)

Students will be introduced to the basics of boxing, including safety,hand wrapping, proper stance, foot movement, basic punches, and blocking & counter punching. This course is designed to improve balance & coordination and teaches a blend of offensive and defensive skills used in the art of self defense.

For ages 8-12 years old.

Required: Handwraps, available from retail stores. Must wear athletic shoes, appropriate exercise wear, bring water and a towel.

There will be no class on June 28.

Meet Perry Harada:

Perry Harada is a certified coach, judge and referee with the United States Amateur Boxing, Inc. Instructor is Perry Harada.

Status: Registration has closed.
Aug 31-Oct 5, Th 5:00p - 6:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $55.00.


Beginning Japanese Language for Children (Hilo)

Students will learn basic Japanese language skills, beginning with the “ABCs.” Basic conversation practice is included, as well as reading and writing.

This class is designed for students age 12 and up. Adults are welcome.

Required: Genki 1: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese, 2nd edition

Meet Hiroko Igarashi:

Instructor Hiroko Igarashi has a BS in Mathematics, BA in Communications and MA in China-US Relations. She has many years of experience teaching Japanese to children and adults in the community, and as a UH Hilo Lecturer. Her classes are practical, fun and interactive, helping students to get the most out of every session. Instructor is Hiroko Igarashi.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 7-Nov 16, Th 4:30p - 6:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $140.00.


Business Process Mapping (Hilo) *ETF

This course provides strategies and skills to allow leaders to define processes and develop process maps. Organizations often perform recurring tasks, yet fail to document the entire process from beginning to end. Process mapping allows individuals and organizations to understand what the organization does and who performs each action in a visual representation. This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to learn basic fundamentals of processes and basic components and skills for process mapping. Participants will be prepared with an understanding of process and process map components and develop basic skills, which can be applied in their organizations.

Campus parking fees apply to this class. Daily parking passes are available at the main entrance security guard station for $3/day. Semester long permits are also available to those registered for non-credit classes. Please contact our office for more information: 932-7830.

Meet Joslyn Sato:
Dr. Joslyn Sato holds a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership (D.M.) and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. She is a Sr. Operational Excellence Consultant, an adjunct, and a business program instructor for workforce development. Her passion for leadership development, project management, small business, and lifelong learning motivates her to empower and inspire professionals and students through engaging hands-on workshops and activities. Sharing her knowledge and helping others extends beyond her professional reach as she is also an active volunteer in her Wahiawa Community and the Project Management Institute (PMI) Honolulu Chapter serving as Director of Academic Outreach and Liaison to the PMI Educational Foundation. Wherever she goes, she encourages others to “Lead to Empower, Learn for a Lifetime, and Believe to Achieve the Unthinkable.”

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Joslyn Sato.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 2, Th 9:00a - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $150.00.


Conversational French (Hilo)

Native French speaker and long time French instructor, Sylvie Garnero, introduces you to the French language. Through observation and actual practice, you will learn how the French communicate and then replicate it through the use of proper words and grammar. Upon registering, please state if you have learned any French in recent years.

Meet Sylvie Garnero:

Bonjour! Born and raised in France, Sylvie studied at the University of Paris IV (Sorbonne) and then Paris VIII (Vincennes-Saint Denis) where she received a B.A. with a major in ESL and an M.A. in Linguistics. She has been living in Hawai'i for 26 years and teaching her native language at all levels for many years. Sylvie holds Hawai'i dearly and has adapted her French teaching to the Polynesian style that she enjoyed in Tahiti. A true believer in the importance of learning at least another language in order to develop and/or to keep your brain working, Sylvie enjoys starting children at a very young age and likes to 'entertain' seniors. She looks forward to seeing you at class! Au revoir. Instructor is Sylvie Garnero.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 13-Nov 1, W 4:30P - 6:00P, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 108, $100.00.


Culture-Based Leadership Development (Hilo) *ETF

Authentic leadership begins with an awareness of your own val-ues and cultural norms. Using this awareness as a foundation for your professional practice enables greater authenticity, empow-erment, personal and professional satisfaction, and the ability to support these positive outcomes in those you lead. This two-day seminar helps participants to increase their awareness of their own cultural values and norms and the culture of their organiza-tion and apply it directly to leadership and management practices such as time management, resource management, interpersonal communications, developing your leadership philosophy, strategic planning, employee relations, technology use and community partnerships.

Campus parking fees apply to this class. Daily parking passes are available at the main entrance security guard station for $3/day. Semester long permits are also available to those registered for non-credit classes. Please contact our office for more information: 932-7830.

Meet Mary Hattori:
Dr. Mary Therese Perez Hattori has extensive experience in working with the community, developing professional education for a number of organizations including local high schools, colleges, and universities, private sector, and not-for-profit groups. Her teaching, community service, and leadership experience, focused on Indigenous leadership models and culture-based leadership, spans nearly two decades and seeks an authentic approach grounded in på‘å taotaotano‘ (Chamoru ways).

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Mary Hattori.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 8-Nov 9, W, Th 8:30a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $175.00.


Dance for Everyone: Hip Hop Basics (Hilo)

Learn the basics of hip hop and explore a variety of styles including contemporary, ballet, popping, jazz and more. Each class will include a warm up and conditioning exercises, moving across the floor and learning choreographed movement. Upon completion of the session, participants will have learned a set warm up routine and a short choreographed piece. This is a mixed level class, open to those with no dance experience.

Participants may dance in either bare feet or socks. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothing that you can move in.

Meet Lawrence Mano:

Lawrence Mano has been studying dance for 5 years with a wide range of instructors in the Hilo community. He has instructed portions of the UH Hilo Dance Ensemble classes over two semesters, and has choreographed multiple dance pieces and performed in numerous productions. Lawrence is a fun, warm and patient instructor, who loves to break down movement to help dancers to explore, learn about themselves and grow. Instructor is Lawrence Mano.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 1-Nov 17, F 7:00p - 8:15p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $85.00.


Dance for Everyone: Popping 101 (Hilo)

In this class, Max Belliard will educate you on the history and origins of popping and how it has evolved over time into our modern day. This class will cover popping basics, including: tutting, botting, ticking, strobing, dime stopping, isolations and more. You'll learn how to move intricately with music in ways you may have not ventured before.

Required: Please bring water and wear comfortable clothing that you can move in.

Meet Max Belliard Jr:

Max L Belliard Jr. born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky . Max began his dancing journey at the age of 18 after experiencing his first bboy jam, City vs City 7, in Chicago, Illinois. Shortly after the jam he began training everyday, traveling to NYC and the Midwest of the US attending dance battles. Over the years since 2010 Max has performed and trained at numerous battles, dance camps and facilities across the Midwest and NYC. In 2015, Max traveled across the US to California, then to the Big Island to further his pursuit in freestyle dancing. Instructor is Max Belliard.

Status: Registration has closed.
Aug 31-Nov 2, Th 6:30p - 7:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $75.00.


Developing Organizational Leadership (Hilo) *ETF

This interactive series will provide participants with a strong foundation to lead highly effective teams to deliver the ultimate customer experience. Participants will build confidence in their leadership ability by developing inner, other, and outer focus, and acquire practical tools to ensure their teams can thrive in complex and constant organizational change. Participants will leave with greater ability to effectively manage their time, their projects, and their teams. Janice serves as the Director of Operations at Hope Services.

Campus parking fees apply to this class. Daily parking passes are available at the main entrance security guard station for $3/day. Semester long permits are also available to those registered for non-credit classes. Please contact our office for more information: 932-7830.

Meet Janice Ikeda:
After graduating with her BA in Communication from UH Hilo, Janice continued her education at Gonzaga University where she earned a Master's in Organizational Leadership. As a professional, Janice has over 10 years of experience in non-profit management and has been mentored by local, national, and international leaders. Her mission is to raise the capacity of emerging, innovative, and inclusive leaders who are committed to local-style community growth.

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Janice Ikeda.

Status: Registration has closed.
Dec 31, Wednesdays 8:30a - 3:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $360.00.


Dramedy 101 (Hilo)

Moving past the simple sitcom, learn the basic skills to produce a 44 minute dramedy (comedy-drama). The first class will focus on brainstorming the show’s concept and establishing roles. From there, we’ll write the script, rehearse the lines, build the set, and finally shoot the show. Whether you prefer to be “behind-the-scenes” or the star of the show, bring your own unique skills and talents to this fun project and see all your creativity on the screen. This class requires extensive teamwork, collaboration, compromise, and a spirit of adventure!

Meet Adam Sydney

Having taught storytelling and writing classes for nearly ten years, Adam has two master's degrees in screenwriting and presently works in the entertainment industry as a screenplay evaluator. He has also published three novels and has worked as a journalist, creative director at an advertising agency, and the head of development at a film production company. Instructor is Adam Sydney.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 11-Oct 18, M,W 6:00p - 8:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 104, $150.00.


Eating Mindfully for the Holidays (Hilo)

Looking for a way to enjoy the holidays without excessive indulgence in food and drink? Join Sarah Josef for a practical workshop to explore strategies and approaches for healthier holiday eating. Learn ways to enjoy your meals without the pressure of traditional diets, so you can mindfully eat without guilt or remorse.

Meet Sarah Josef

Sarah Josef is a Health at Every Size dietitian who promotes honoring one's body size, culture, and food preferences to promote nourishment and positive self-regard. Her teaching is based on 20 years' experience with disordered eating clients, motivating long-term, clinical trial research participants at Kaiser's Division of Research, and mentoring students at San Francisco State University (SFSU) as the Director of the Dietetics Program. Her B.S. Degree in Dietetics and M.A. in Holistic Health Education fostered her whole-person approach to health. Instructor is Sarah Josef.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 6, M 5:00p - 7:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 109, $25.00.


Effective Negotiation Strategies (Hilo) *ETF

An essential part of leadership and communication is negotiation. Over this 3-day course, participants will learn what it means to negotiate, learn how to recognize quality agreements and negotiating stages, as well as learn about planning and claiming in a negotiation. The course will be structured partly in a traditional lecture format, but also includes role-playing simulations to give participants the opportunity to practice what they learn.

Meet Aaron Castillo:
Aaron Castillo Jr. holds an MBA and has held a variety of leadership and management positions over the past 15 years, today serving in the position of Superintendent of Matson, Inc. Although he began negotiation as something he did intuitively, he sought formal training when he realized just how often and how powerful a tool it could be. He seeks to help others learn these strategies to build their ability and effectiveness in the workplace.

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Aaron Castillo.

Status: Registration has closed.
Dec 31, Saturdays 8:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $295.00.


Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Personal and Professional Success (Hilo)

Studies have shown that people with high Emotional Intelligence (EI) have greater mental health, job performance, and leadership skills. To sum up it up in a single, simple sentence: "Emotional intelligence is the ability to make emotions work for you, instead of against you.“ Learn mindfulness practices and tools to develop your capacity to observe your feelings and actions, take responsibility for them and cultivate empathy. You will learn to consciously respond rather than unconsciously react to life situations and thus create a more positive environment for your life.

No experience is necessary. Experience with mindfulness and attendance of the "Mindfulness Tools for Wellness and Stress Management" workshop is helpful but not required.

Meet Bernie Schreck

Bernie Schreck is a longtime instructor of meditation and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Bernie enjoys leading his courses with care and compassion, provides a supportive environment and a stimulating learning experience. Instructor is Bernie Schreck.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 18, Sat 1:00p - 5:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $35.00.


Exploring Korean Cooking Discount Package (Hilo)

Exploring Korean Cooking: Making Your Own Kimchi

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Exploring Korean Cooking: Korean Entrees


Meet Sohee Lee & Aaron Martinson:

Sohee Lee and Aaron Martinson bring a unique flavor to their folk cooking classes, thanks to their diverse backgrounds and fun and informative style of teaching. They met in Sohee’s homeland in South Korea, where Aaron spent 8 years as an expat. Sohee and her family own and operate a popular and successful restaurant in Seoul. Aaron has been an instructor for 10 years and is also a writer, editor, public speaker, digital artist and filmmaker. Sohee is a former Judo player and coach, who is now an educator and entrepreneur. Instructor is Aaron Martinson Sohee Lee &.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 16-Sep 23, Sat 9:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 127, $95.00.


Exploring Korean Cooking: Korean Entrees (Hilo)

Learn to make your own authentic Korean entrees. Students will get hands-on and in-stomach experience, while also learning a little about Korean culture along the way.

Meet Aaron Martinson and Sohee Lee

Aaron Martinson and Sohee Lee bring a unique flavor to their folk cooking classes, thanks to their diverse backgrounds and fun and informative style of teaching. They met in Sohee’s homeland in South Korea, where Aaron spent 8 years as an expat. Sohee and her family own and operate a popular and successful restaurant in Seoul. Aaron has been an instructor for 10 years and is also a writer, editor, public speaker, digital artist and filmmaker. Sohee is a former Judo player and coach, who is now an educator and entrepreneur. Instructor is Aaron Martinson Sohee Lee &.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 23, Sat 9:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 127, $55.00.


Exploring Korean Cooking: Make Your Own Kimchi (Hilo)

Learn to make your own authentic Korean-style kimchi. Students will get hands-on and in-stomach experience while also learning a little about Korean culture along the way.

Meet Aaron Martinson & Sohee Lee

Aaron and Sohee Martinson bring a unique flavor to their folk cooking classes, thanks to their diverse backgrounds and fun and informative style of teaching. They met in Sohee’s homeland in South Korea, where Aaron spent 8 years as an expat. Sohee and her family own and operate a popular and successful restaurant in Seoul. Aaron has been an instructor for 10 years and is also a writer, editor, public speaker, digital artist and filmmaker. Sohee is a former Judo player and coach, who is now an educator and entrepreneur. Instructor is Aaron Martinson Sohee Lee &.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 16, Sat 9:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 127, $55.00.


Exploring Korean Culture: Planning Your Trip to Korea (Hilo)

Whether you’re planning a trip soon, or just want to take a “virtual tour” of South Korea, this class will help you understand, plan and prepare for your adventure. Exploring one province at a time, Aaron and Sohee Martinson will guide you in researching a range of possible activities and sites that may not be on the typical traveler’s “to do” list. This class will be highly interactive, involving lots of discussion and sharing of personal insights and perspectives. Actual travel to South Korea is not required to enjoy this class.

Meet Aaron Martinson:

Aaron Martinson lived in South Korea for 8 years, where he was a writer, radio personality and professor. He was also an editor for the Korean Tourism Organization and wrote for magazines such as Seoul Select and Seoul Magazine. Instructor is Aaron Martinson Sohee Lee &.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 28-Nov 4, Sat 9:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $60.00.


Hip Hop for Kids (Hilo)

Learn hip hop broken down to the basics with Max Belliard. This class includes break dance, tutting, popping & locking, hip-hop choreography, freestyle and more! Students will be encouraged to explore movement, embracing their own style, ideas and interests so that they can experience dancing in a way that is truly their own.

Class is for children ages 7-12 years old. No dance experience required.

Meet Max L Belliard Jr:

Max L Belliard Jr. was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky and began his dancing journey at the age of 18. He experienced his first bboy jam, City vs City 7, in Chicago, Illinois and soon after began training everyday. Since 2010, Max has performed and trained at numerous battles, dance camps and facilities across the Midwest and in New York City. In 2015, Max traveled to California, then to the Big Island of Hawaii to further his pursuit of freestyle dancing. Instructor is Max Belliard.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 6-Nov 15, W 5:30p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $65.00.


Hula Hoop Fitness and Fun (Hilo)

Join Pam Owens for this fun and funky way to get fit! Classes will include constructing hoops, stretching and cardio exercises, instruction on basic hooping techniques and lots of practice. Alternative performance and dance techniques will be introduced by guest hula hoopers. No experience necessary, all levels are welcome. Students will get to keep their own personalized, handmade hoop.

Meet Pam Owens

Pam Owens is a former professional athlete with a passion for alternative forms of exercise. She has adopted hula hooping into her fun and healthy lifestyle! Instructor is Pamela Owens.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 8-Nov 3, F 5:00p - 6:15p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $75.00.


Introduction to Genealogy (Hilo)

Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. Many people are curious about the past and, in particular, the story of their ancestors. Join Nicole Sallee in beginning the journey of uncovering your history. Learn how to organize your information, understand what types of records exist and where to find them, how to search effectively, and how to navigate through the inevitable bumps and “dead ends” that you encounter along the way.

Required: Basic computer skills to navigate researching on the internet, notebook, pencil.

Meet Nicole Sallee

Nicole C. Sallee has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Rockford University and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been both a librarian and teacher. In addition, she has published numerous human interest articles as well as one pictorial history book and extensively researched her own family history. Instructor is Nicole Sallee.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 5-Oct 24, T 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 101, $65.00.


Japanese Conversation: Beginners, Level 2 (Hilo)

This class will focus on practical Japanese language skills and important cultural issues for effective communication. Reading and writing will also be covered. Lessons are moderately paced and will focus on simple conversational skills, such as how to introduce yourself, to express times, and to explain simple daily activities. Homework is assigned at each class to maximize learning and progress.

Prerequisite: Students must be familiar with hiragana and a few basic greetings.

Required textbook: Nakama 1a or Nakama 1, 2nd editions.

Meet Hiroko Igarashi:

Instructor Hiroko Igarashi has a BS in Mathematics, BA in Communications and MA in China-US Relations. She has many years of experience teaching Japanese to children and adults in the community, and as a UH Hilo Lecturer. Her classes are practical, fun and interactive, helping students to get the most out of every session. Instructor is Hiroko Igarashi.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 5-Dec 5, T 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $160.00.


Japanese Conversation: Beginners, Level 3 (Hilo)

This class is for students who know Hiragana, Katakana, and beginner's level conversation including introductions and explaining simple daily activities. The focus will be on increasing vocabulary, understanding sentence structure and advancing conversation skills. Students will also learn basic Kanji.

Required: Nakama 1b or Nakama 1, 2nd editions and Kanken Level 10

Meet Hiroko Igarashi:

Instructor Hiroko Igarashi has a BS in Mathematics, BA in Communications and MA in China-US Relations. She has many years of experience teaching Japanese to children and adults in the community, and as a UH Hilo Lecturer. Her classes are practical, fun and interactive, helping students to get the most out of every session. Instructor is Hiroko Igarashi.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 6-Dec 6, W 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $170.00.


Japanese Reading and Writing: Advanced [Continuing Students] (Hilo)

This class will focus on Japanese reading, writing and speech in order to help the students’ ability to advance conversation skills. New students who would like to join must be able to easily read Hiragana and Katakana, the rudiments of Kanji and be familiar with fundamental sentence structure. This class will challenge students to expand their practical knowledge of the origin and history of Japanese vocabulary and Kanji.

Meet Hiroko Igarashi

Instructor Hiroko Igarashi has a BS in Mathematics, BA in Communications and MA in China-US Relations. She has many years of experience teaching Japanese to children and adults in the community, and as a UH Hilo Lecturer. Her classes are practical, fun and interactive, helping students to get the most out of every session. Instructor is Hiroko Igarashi.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 11-Dec 4, M 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $175.00.


Japanese Reading and Writing: Advanced [New Students] (Hilo)

This class will focus on Japanese reading, writing and speech in order to help the students’ ability to advance conversation skills. New students who would like to join must be able to easily read Hiragana and Katakana, the rudiments of Kanji and be familiar with fundamental sentence structure. This class will challenge students to expand their practical knowledge of the origin and history of Japanese vocabulary and Kanji.

New students will be provided with the required textbooks.

Meet Hiroko Igarashi

Instructor Hiroko Igarashi has a BS in Mathematics, BA in Communications and MA in China-US Relations. She has many years of experience teaching Japanese to children and adults in the community, and as a UH Hilo Lecturer. Her classes are practical, fun and interactive, helping students to get the most out of every session. Instructor is Hiroko Igarashi.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 11-Dec 4, M 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $185.00.


Japanese Taiko Drumming (Hilo)

Learn about the art and spirit of taiko drumming from one of Hilo's best: Chad Nakagawa, current leader of Taishoji Taiko. Taiko drumming is both art and physical exercise. Be prepared for improving your fitness and coordination while learning about the culture, protocols, rhythm and technique. Two compositions will be taught in this session.

Open to anyone above the age of 8 and no experience is necessary.
Required materials are provided.

Meet Chad Nakagawa

Chad Nakagawa is the Artistic Director of Taishoji Taiko, a local group in Hilo, Hawaii that was formed in the 1980s. With over 20 years of taiko experience, Chad has learned under the direction of Taiko masters such as Kenny Endo of the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble, Marco Lienhard of Taikoza, Yoshikazu Fujimoto of Kodo, Seichi Tanaka of San Francisco Taiko Dojo, and many others. Instructor is Chad Nakagawa.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 11-Nov 20, M 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $85.00.


Knitting Basics for Kids (Hilo)

Students will learn basic knitting skills such as knit and purl stitches and proper technique of handling needles. Each student will complete 2 projects by the end of the session. Yarn will be provided for the first project, a light scarf. Students will need to purchase their own yarn for the second project, an open knit shawl. Knitting has been found to help children learn to focus, develop their fine motor skills, follow instructions, complete basic mathematics, problem solve and more.

For ages 8 years old and up.

Required: Circular (any length) or long (at least 12'' on up) knitting needles, size 13 to 18; 2 skeins of specialty yarn for second project (will be discussed in class).

Meet Catherine Southern:

Catherine Southern learned to knit about 18 years ago and hasn't stopped since. She has been teaching community knitting classes for over 4 years. Cat loves to design, knit and sew her own clothes, and has recently started selling her creations at a Hilo boutique. Instructor is Catherine Southern.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 9-Nov 4, Sat 10:30a - 11:30a, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, PB 7 (Meeting Room), $75.00.


Marketing Discount Package (Hilo)

Includes:

Basics of Business Marketing

Understand the basics of marketing to help you effectively reach the target audience for your small- to medium-sized business. Be prepared for hands-on work, as this class will not only provide you with knowledge, but will also give you the structure and guidance that you need to actually create and initiate your marketing plan. Highly recommended for anyone who is looking to create advertising materials, including a website, videos, flyers, brochures, and more.

AND

Website Content

This class is designed for anyone who has or would like to build a website, whether it’s for personal use or growing your business. Learn how to create and revise content to be most effective and engaging, while focusing on techniques to streamline your website content that will make it easier for users to find, understand, and act on the information that you are sharing. By the end of the class, students will have the architecture and content necessary to move on to the next step of building a simple, compelling website.

Parking Fee does apply to this class. Please purchase your parking pass for $3.00 per day at the guard shack at the main entrance to the University.

Meet Adam Sydney

Adam Sydney has worked in and taught new-media marketing for sixteen years, and has created the concepts for numerous websites, helping professionals to successfully maximize their presence on the web. Instructor is Adam Sydney.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 23-Nov 29, M,W 2:00p - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 112, $210.00.


Mindfulness Tools for Wellness and Stress Management (Hilo)

Learn simple mindfulness practices and how to integrate them into your life. Mindfulness is our innate capacity to be aware in the present moment. Practicing and cultivating this can help you live more consciously and make smarter, happier, and healthier choices in your life. This workshop is beneficial for anyone who would like to enhance their well-being, quality of life, and ability to manage stress. No experience is necessary. If you already engage in meditation or yoga, it will help you to deepen your practice.

Meet Bernie Schreck

Bernie Schreck is a longtime instructor of meditation and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Bernie enjoys leading his courses with care and compassion, provides a supportive environment and a stimulating learning experience. Instructor is Bernie Schreck.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 21, Sat 1:00p - 5:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $35.00.


North Korea - An Informative Exploration (Hilo)

This class will attempt to take a new approach to understanding the history, people, and current events of what has shaped, and what continues to shape, the People's Democratic Republic of Korea.

Meet Aaron Martinson

Aaron Martinson lived and taught in South Korea for 8 years where he took cooking classes and learned from his mother-in-law who is a restaurateur there. Aaron currently holds a master's degree in education from Capella University, and an undergraduate degree in film production from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of the Asian EFL Journal editorial board and has even hosted an award-winning podcast called "Cafe Seoul" that dealt with local community issues. Instructor is Aaron Martinson.

Status: Registration has closed.
Oct 7-Oct 21, Sat 9:00a - 12:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, CH 6, $60.00.


Project Management for the Real World (Hilo) *ETF

Learn the fundamentals of project management as it’s used in everyday business operations to increase efficiency and ensure that target goals are accomplished. Designed for anyone who leads a team or is involved in projects of any scope or magnitude, this interactive course will provide participants with the skills to approach projects with a clear understanding of a project’s lifecycle, roles involved, scope, and budget.

Campus parking fees apply to this class. Daily parking passes are available at the main entrance security guard station for $3/day. Semester long permits are also available to those registered for non-credit classes. Please contact our office for more information: 932-7830.

Meet Christian Ocasio Gonzalez:
Christian Ocasio Gonzalez is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with a Bachelors in Information Technology Management and a Masters in Project Management. His projects have included overseeing a multi-million dollar contract and developing an operations center that implemented the latest in virtualization and multi-network technology for the Department of Defense. Christian believes that the profession of project management transcends any industry and regardless of size has confidence that there is a benefit from its implementation. This belief has led him to serve as a trainer for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Honolulu Chapter in Professional Development.

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Christian Ocasio Gonzalez.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 27, F 9:00a - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $150.00.


Qigong for Beginners (Hilo)

Qigong (chi kung) has been an integral part of Chinese culture since ancient China. Qi is the energy or natural force that fills the universe and our bodies. Qigong is working to harmonize, and balance our qi, while removing qi blockages. The qigong exercises and breathing are believed to be beneficial in improving health, our immunity, organ systems, and longevity.

Meet Barbara Klein

Instructed by Barbara Klein, chief instructor and co-founder of Aikido of Hilo, an Aikikai Rokudan (6th degree black belt). She has over 45 years of experience both training in and teaching Aikido. She began studying qigong over 13 years ago for her personal health and has been teaching bi-weekly qigong classes for seniors for several years. Instructor is Barbara Klein.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 16-Oct 21, Sat 8:30a - 9:30a, [Hilo] Aikido of Hilo, 29 Shipman St #203, $55.00.


QuickBooks Online Discount Package (Hilo) *ETF

QuickBooks Online Part 1: Beginning QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online Part 2: Intermediate QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online Part 3: Advanced QuickBooks Online

Tuition includes textbooks.

Required: Ability to operate a computer is required.

Meet Claire Akau:

With 20+ years of experience, Claire's 3 career passions include Teaching/Training, Software and Accounting. She is also a Accounting instructor for the University of Hawaii at Hilo's College of Business and Economics.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Claire Niibu-Akau.

Status: Registration has closed.
Oct 16-Nov 3, M,T,W,Th,F 5:00p - 8:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 105, $525.00.


Quickbooks Online Part 1 (Hilo) *ETF

Beginning QuickBooks Online: Learn the basics of accounting and how QuickBooks Online is a great accounting tool for small businesses. Familiarize yourself with the QuickBooks Online features and benefits. Learn how to read and understand financial statements utilizing QuickBooks Online.

Tuition includes textbooks.

Required: Ability to operate a computer is required.

Meet Claire Akau:

With 20+ years of experience, Claire's 3 career passions include Teaching/Training, Software and Accounting. She is also a Accounting instructor for the University of Hawaii at Hilo's College of Business and Economics.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Claire Niibu-Akau.

Status: Registration has closed.
Oct 16-Oct 20, M,T,W,Th,F 5:00p - 8:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 105, $190.00.


Quickbooks Online Part 2 (Hilo) *ETF

Intermediate QuickBooks Online course covers the Operations of QuickBooks: Master the regular cycle of QuickBooks from entering transactions, memorizing and creating rules, reconciling bank statements and producing reports.

Tuition includes textbook

Required: Ability to operate a computer is required.

Meet Claire Akau:

With 20+ years of experience, Claire's 3 career passions include Teaching/Training, Software and Accounting. She is also a Accounting instructor for the University of Hawaii at Hilo's College of Business and Economics.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Claire Niibu-Akau.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 23-Oct 27, M,T,W,Th,F 5:00p - 8:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 105, $190.00.


Quickbooks Online Part 3 (Hilo) *ETF

Advanced QuickBooks Online: learn how to set-up QuickBooks account, Clean-up a QuickBooks account, Close the Year-end books, Troubleshoot QuickBooks issues, make journal entries, customize financial reports and much more.

Tuition includes textbook.

Required: Ability to operate a computer is required.

Meet Claire Akau:

With 20+ years of experience, Claire's 3 career passions include Teaching/Training, Software and Accounting. She is also a Accounting instructor for the University of Hawaii at Hilo's College of Business and Economics.

* Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please go to labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf. Instructor is Claire Niibu-Akau.

Status: Seats are available.
Oct 30-Nov 3, M,T,W,Th,F 5:00p - 8:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 105, $190.00.


Recreational Paddling, Section 1 (Hilo)

Learn the fundamentals of outrigger canoe paddling with Rosa Motta. Students will receive a basic orientation to proper paddling form and technique, complete safety assessments, learn the importance of teamwork, and build strength, stamina and rhythm. Proper care and handling of paddles and canoes are also integral parts of this class. Participants will be lifting and carrying canoes in and out of the water, and completing basic maintenance and care as part of the class. Please be prepared to share, encourage and support each other in this fun and challenging learning experience.

All levels of paddlers are welcome.

There is an outdoor shower and restroom on site. Note that class is dependent on water and weather conditions.

Last minute cancellations may occur. Makeup classes are scheduled as able.

Required equipment is provided.

Recommended: Comfortable, water-appropriate clothing and footwear (water shoes), sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, towel, and water to drink.

Meet Rosa Motta:

Rosa Motta began paddling at 12 years old and is the current President of the UH Hilo Canoe Club. She also trains competitively with the Puna Canoe Club. Rosa brings her passion for Hawaiian culture to her classes, and strives to enhance understanding and appreciation of waʻa (canoe) culture, while sharing history of our beautiful Hilo Bay. Instructor is Rosa Motta.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 5-Nov 21, T 7:00a - 9:30a, [Hilo] Hilo Bay Front, $120.00.


Recreational Paddling, Section 2 (Hilo)

Learn the fundamentals of outrigger canoe paddling with Rosa Motta. Students will receive a basic orientation to proper paddling form and technique, complete safety assessments, learn the importance of teamwork, and build strength, stamina and rhythm. Proper care and handling of paddles and canoes are also integral parts of this class. Participants will be lifting and carrying canoes in and out of the water, and completing basic maintenance and care as part of the class. Please be prepared to share, encourage and support each other in this fun and challenging learning experience.

All levels of paddlers are welcome.

There is an outdoor shower and restroom on site. Note that class is dependent on water and weather conditions.

Last minute cancellations may occur. Makeup classes are scheduled as able.

Required equipment is provided.

Recommended: Comfortable, water-appropriate clothing and footwear (water shoes), sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, towel, and water to drink.

Meet Rosa Motta:

Rosa Motta began paddling at 12 years old and is the current President of the UH Hilo Canoe Club. She also trains competitively with the Puna Canoe Club. Rosa brings her passion for Hawaiian culture to her classes, and strives to enhance understanding and appreciation of waʻa (canoe) culture, while sharing history of our beautiful Hilo Bay. Instructor is Rosa Motta.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 6-Nov 22, W 7:00a - 9:30a, [Hilo] Hilo Bay Front, $120.00.


Recreational Paddling, Section 3 (Hilo)

Learn the fundamentals of outrigger canoe paddling with Rosa Motta. Students will receive a basic orientation to proper paddling form and technique, complete safety assessments, learn the importance of teamwork, and build strength, stamina and rhythm. Proper care and handling of paddles and canoes are also integral parts of this class. Participants will be lifting and carrying canoes in and out of the water, and completing basic maintenance and care as part of the class. Please be prepared to share, encourage and support each other in this fun and challenging learning experience.

All levels of paddlers are welcome.

There is an outdoor shower and restroom on site. Note that class is dependent on water and weather conditions.

Last minute cancellations may occur. Makeup classes are scheduled as able.

Required equipment is provided.

Recommended: Comfortable, water-appropriate clothing and footwear (water shoes), sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, towel, and water to drink.

Meet Rosa Motta:

Rosa Motta began paddling at 12 years old and is the current President of the UH Hilo Canoe Club. She also trains competitively with the Puna Canoe Club. Rosa brings her passion for Hawaiian culture to her classes, and strives to enhance understanding and appreciation of waʻa (canoe) culture, while sharing history of our beautiful Hilo Bay. Instructor is Rosa Motta.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 7-Nov 30, Th 7:00a - 9:30a, [Hilo] Hilo Bay Front, $120.00.


Supervising and Motivating Millennial Employees, Sec 2 (Hilo) *ETF

Research shows that skilled, engaged Millennials help companies to keep their competitive edge and recruit more talented Millennials. Employers can work alongside their Millennials and Gen Zs to take their products, services, and organizations to a new level, but it requires new ways of thinking from all of us. This workshop will provide some perspective to understand your younger employees and help you tap into their full potential. Some concepts of the workshop will surprise you, while others will make sense of Millennial mysteries. Participants will engage in open dialogue and hands-on activities, including a free, simple strengths assessment that you can do with your employees.

Campus parking fees apply to this class. Daily parking passes are available at the main entrance security guard station for $3/day. Semester long permits are also available to those registered for non-credit classes. Please contact our office for more information: 932-7830.

Meet Kei-Lin Cerf:
Kei-Lin is the UH Hilo director of strategic community development in West Hawai‘i and the leader of Hōkūpa΄a, responsible for the design and management of a school-community network strategy for the region. She works with the Hawaii Department of Education and Kamehameha Schools to support the system improvement efforts of public education. Kei-Lin has over 25 years of experience in business administration and project leadership. As a youth mentor for nine years, Kei-Lin takes a keen interest in Millennials and Gen Z. Kei-Lin holds a master’s in business administration, and is completing her doctorate in business administration and leadership. Her doctoral research focuses on leadership strategies for improving Millennial employee engagement.

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Kei-Lin Cerf.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 9, Th 12:30p - 4:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $95.00.


The Essentials of Marketing (Hilo) *ETF

Most people think that marketing is simply advertising and promotion, but is it really? This course sheds light on ALL of the components of the marketing mix, the language and terminology to manage each, and the directions that leaders should be pursuing to perfect the marketing function in their organization. Dr. DeWitt, Associate Professor of Marketing in UH Hilo’s College of Business and Economics, teaches hands-on workshops in marketing around the world.

Meet Tom DeWitt:
Tom DeWitt is an Associate Professor of Marketing in the College of Business and Economics (CoBe) at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, which he joined in 2007. Tom received his Ph.D. in Marketing, with an emphasis in services marketing, from Florida State University in 2004. He frequently consults, delivers workshops, and teaches around the world. Tom spent most of his business career in the hospitality industry, serving as a vice-president of business development for an Indonesian conglomerate before deciding to pursue a career in academia.

*Funding currently available through the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations to support training and employee development in areas of current and future skills need. For further information, please visit the Employment & Training Fund (ETF) website . Instructor is Tom DeWitt.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 8-Dec 6, W 5:00p - 6:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, TBA, $120.00.


Therapeutic Yoga (Hilo)

Therapeutic yoga involves gentle, intelligent sequencing of movements to help your body find its most comfortable natural state. This class is wonderful for all levels of participants, but will involve work on the floor.

Required: Yoga mat and water.

Recommended : Wear comfortable clothing that allows for a full range of movement.

Meet Catherine Southern:

Catherine Southern has many years of experience in both practicing and teaching a blend of Iyengar, an alignment based system, and viniyoga. Her emphasis is on gentle body movement and modification of postures for the individual student. Presently, she teaches at Yoga Centered Studio & Boutique in Hilo, as well as through County Parks and Recreation. Instructor is Catherine Southern.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 5-Nov 14, T 6:15p - 7:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, Old Gym, $80.00.


Understanding Genetic Testing (Hilo)

With an increase in the availability and popularity of genetic testing, people are using this tool to discover more about their health and family history. This class will help participants understand the basics of genetics, what genetic testing is, and what kind of information they can expect to get from the variety of tests that are available.

Meet Olga Sideleva

Olga Sideleva earned a Ph.D. in Genetics from St. Petersburg University in Russia. She has over 20 years of experience in biological research. Dr. Sideleva also holds professional certifications as a teacher and a professional cook in the Russian Federation. She enjoys making complex material easy to understand. She brings her fun, enthusiastic and warm personality to her classes, and is looking forward to sharing her knowledge with our community. Instructor is Olga Sideleva.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 7-Nov 28, T 5:00p - 6:30p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 101, $45.00.


Website Content (Hilo)

If you have or need a website, well-organized and useful content can make all the difference to visitors. Website Content is for anyone who has or would like to build a website, whether it’s for personal use or growing your business. We will learn how to create and revise content to be most effective and engaging, while focusing on techniques to streamline your website content that will make it easier for users to find, understand, and act on the information that you are sharing. By the end of the class, students will have the architecture and content necessary to move on to the next step of a simple, compelling website.

Parking Fee does apply to this class. Please purchase your parking pass for $3.00 per day at the guard shack at the main entrance to the University.

Meet Adam Sydney

Adam Sydney has worked in and taught new-media marketing for sixteen years, and has created the concepts for numerous websites, helping professionals to successfully maximize their presence on the web. Instructor is Adam Sydney.

Status: Seats are available.
Nov 13-Nov 29, M,W 2:00p - 4:00p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, K 112, $125.00.


Writing from the Subconscious (Hilo)

A new approach for seasoned writers or individuals just beginning to explore creative writing, this class offers strategies that will help students silence the inner critic, become more creative, and surprise themselves with compelling work that isn't like anything else out there.

Meet Adam Sydney

Having produced five novels through subconscious writing and published three, Adam Sydney has taught various writing classes at the college level for more than seven years. With two master's degrees in screenwriting, he has a good understanding of story structure and how subconscious writing can transform it. He is the author of the blog How to Write Subconsciously. Instructor is Adam Sydney.

Status: Registration has closed.
Sep 13-Nov 1, W 4:15p - 5:45p, [Hilo] UH Hilo Campus, UCB 104, $85.00.