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Advanced Courses (AP & IB) and Dual Credit

Advanced Placement—AP® Program  The AP curriculum, administered by The College Board, consists of standardized high school courses that are roughly equivalent to undergraduate college courses. After completing an AP class, students typically take the AP exam in that subject, which can earn them credits and accelerated placement in college. See course guide for current offerings under the Registrar tab. Registration for courses takes place in November for the following school year. Application forms and fees are required.
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Discover the benefits of AP.
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Click to see what colleges give AP credit.
Dual Credit/Running Start Program --Running Start is a program that allows “eligible” high school students to take a college course at a University of Hawaii system campus as part of their high school coursework. The unique partnership between the Hawaii State Department of Education and the University of Hawaii System allows public and charter high school students to attend college classes during the fall, spring, and summer while earning both high school and college credits. Deadline for students to meet with their grade level counselor is Sept. 1 for Spring semester and Feb. 1 for Summer and Fall semesters
Kapi‘olani CC's Dual Credit website has been updated. Please go to, then hover your cursor over "How To Apply", and then click on "Dual Credit."