JABSOM Medical Problem Solving Program for Kaiser High School students

Course Start Date:    Monday, June 15, 2020          Time:              8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course End Date:     Thursday, July 2, 2020            Location:        John A. Burns School of Medicine

            TUITION: $325.00 (Due one week after notification that you have been selected)

Course Description:  The Medical Problem-Solving Course is a partnership between professors and medical students of the University of Hawaii John A.Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and local high schools in Hawaii.  The course utilizes a medical school immersion model that gives participants a glimpse into what training in a health profession is like.  This three-week course takes place at the Medical Education Building on the JABSOM campus in Kakaako.

            Instructional methods include medical case discussions, lectures, gross anatomy labs, clinical skills sessions, computerized manikin simulations, and the opportunity to see patients as a health care provider.  The course is inquiry-based and designed to foster life-long learning skills.  In addition, students have the opportunity to work closely with key medical educators at JABSOM devoted to their learning and professional development and meet students from different schools with similar interests.


There are 5 openings available to current 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Henry J. Kaiser High School students interested in health care.

  • Receive high school credit (0.5).
  • Learn about occupations in the health field.
  • Experience a variety of learning opportunities via the JABSOM instructional staff

Applications available in H101 and on the sidebar.

Deadline to apply - April 15, 2020 at 3 pm to

UH System students
Updates as of April 1, 2020
For Summer Students
Summer school at the 10 campuses of the University of Hawaii will be held online, allowing students to continue their academic careers while staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first session runs from May 26 to July 3 and the second session runs from July 6 to August 14. The exact dates vary slightly from campus to campus.
By May 15, the university will decide whether in-person classes will be added to the second summer session depending on the status of the COVID-19 health crisis.
JABSOM Medical Diagnosis & Treatment canceled.
For students applying in Fall, 2020
The application deadline for all UH schools has been extended to August 1, 2020.

Starting today, you can apply to receive emergency assistance from this special fund if you meet the following criteria. Applications will be due by 4 p.m. each Wednesday with notification the following week. Visit the Urgent Student Relief website to learn more and to access the application.
For HCC Auto Academy
Auto Academy has been cancelled for 2020.
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UH Manoa Summer Opportunities
Gr. 9-12: Medical Diagnosis and Treatment: July 6-10, 2020 @ JABSOM. Cancelled
Gr. 10-11: Summer Scholar Program: earn college credits. Deadline - April 15, 2020
Gr. 10-11: Summer Sessions: earn college credits. Deadline - April 15, 2020
Gr. 12: Early Start Program: Take classes, explore campus, interact with faculty and advisors. Deadline - May 15, 2020
See all the flyers in the sidebar.
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For class of 2021 and now 2022!
Applications available with Ms. Murayama and in H-101. Come in and get one!

Kaiser High School, in partnership with University of Hawai`i  Kapi`iolani Community College and CVS Hawai`i, will be offering to  train high school students on our campus and prepare them for  careers in Health Care, starting with courses and clinical hours in our  Pharmacy Technician Program; Optometry Assistant; Community Health Worker. 

  • Students undertake 145 classroom hours and 160 externship  hours
  • Classes start in the summer 2020 and continue weekdays and Saturdays in order to  prepare students to take their national certification exam.
  • Students CAN work in Hawai`i as a pharmacy technician ($12-$18/hr) ​prior​ to passing the exam. 
  • Cost: $1,500.00
See the flyer and information pages in the sidebar.
See eNotes for complete information on all 3 programs.
Optometry App is available here.
Deadline COVID-19 Extension - April 7, 2020
Apply to KCC Workshops (kulia i ka nu'u)

4/7/2020 Gone virtual via Zoom


See the flyer in the sidebar for more information.

Health Academy Summer Bridge Application
JUNE 22nd ~ 29th | IS 108: 8:00AM TO 4:30PM July 6th ~ August 14th | PHYL 141 and PHYL 141L: TBD
This bridge program will allow you to complete PHYL 141 & PHYL 141L which is required for most health programs.
Questions? Contact Logan
See the app and flyer in the sidebar.
Deadline to apply ~ June 1, 2020
Coming Soon
SCOIR (meaning to exit, retire or transition)
A future planning tool for Kaiser students.
  • Expand college access and improve collegiate outcomes
  • Understand your unique talents and pursue interesting career paths well-suited to those abilities.
See the flyer in the sidebar.
Click on the logo for more information.
Planning to attend a Post-Secondary School?
You must meet all immunization requirements and Tuberculosis (TB) clearance.
See the flyer in the sidebar for more details.
This is effective July 1, 2020.

Hobsons and Kaplan Partner to Bring You Free Interactive Livestreaming and Video On-Demand Courses

College, Career, and Life Readiness

Includes PSAT Prep, ACT Bootcamp, and SAT Rapid Review


  • What's College Like? Live
  • Stress-Free (Almost) College Planning Live
  • Financial Aid & Paying for College Live
  • Mindfulness in Testing Live
  • ASVAB Rapid Review Live

Click on the graphic to learn more.


Dental Assisting; EMT; medical Assisting: Med Lab Tech; OT Assistant; PT Assistant; Radiologic Tech; Respiratory Care Practicioner; Mobile Intensive Care Tech; Community Health Worker


  • Information sessions are  designed to introduce you to the health career of your choosing. 
  • You’ll meet the program director, learn more about your career pathway, admission requirements and program curriculum, application requirements (prerequisite and support courses), selection criteria, preadmission exams (if any), program costs, financial aid, and counselor contacts. 
  • Attendance at an information session within one year of your application submission is mandatory.  Please be sure to sign in at the information session to record your attendance. You are responsible to remember when you attend an information session. Information session attendance is valid for one calendar year from the date of attendance. 

See the flyer in the sidebar.

For general questions, please contact the Health Careers Counseling Center Phone: (808) 734-9224 / Email:

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Dual Credit Information

Deadlines for continuing or new Kaiser Juniors and Senior Dual Credit students:

You must see your grade level counselor (Ishii-12, Kawazoe-11) by:

September 15, 2019 for Spring 2020;

March 1, 2020 for Summer/Fall 2020

Financial Aid Night PowerPoint from 9/24/2019
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  • The slide show for the presentation can be found here: AP/IB/DC Information Night
  • For a comprehensive overview of the IBDP and IBCP Progammes, click here: IBDP/CP
  • For an overview of the Computer Science program, click here: Computer Science


Mahalo to all who joined us and participated.



More commonly referred to as C.O.P., we offer a statewide entry-level freshman program that provides a summer and first-year residential college experience for individuals who are: Hawaiʻi residents and who may not meet the minimum requirements for admission to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM), are academically under prepared, economically disadvantaged, represent a positive role model to communities underrepresented at the UHM, non-traditional, or in need of a structured college entry.


Deadline to apply - December 12, 2019
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Applying to a Cal State School?
General admissions information: or phone 408.283.7500
Pre-Admissions - Student Outreach and Recruitment: or phone 408.924.2564
Support while our offices are closed for the weekend, reach out to the Cal State Apply Applicant Help Center which offers assistance by phone (857) 304 - 2087, email and chat. Email support is available 24 hours a day. 
Saturday Academy

Scholarship-based digital arts program designed to empower young artists by engaging their creativity, curiosity and passion for entertainment design in a structured, professional environment.

Accepted students receive a full scholarship that covers the cost of instruction.

Time: Saturdays, 9am – 12pm

Duration: 10 Weeks

  • Industry professional instructors
  • Small class sizes
  • Artistic skill development

Click here or on the logo for more information. See the flyer in the sidebar.

Next deadline: December 13, 2019 for Winter Term.

  • Learn about the potential and opportunities for women among the stars and beyond, the advances in artificial intelligence and some surprising ways it is used today and how to create an app dedicated to fostering positive behavior.
  • Experience the technology powering surgical robotics and the future for women’s healthcare and how innovation in agriculture is aimed and improving and increasing crop production.
Click on the logo to apply.
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HPU Preview Day
Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:30-1:00
Aloha Tower Marketplace

Come and explore HPU at our Open House. These events are a great way to explore academic offerings, meet faculty and current students, learn about extracurricular opportunities, tour the campus and see if HPU is the right place for you.

Join us and experience what it's like to be an HPU Shark.  At our Open House you'll find:

  • Learn how our academic programs integrate classroom study and real-world experience
  • The facts about life as a student at HPU
  • The inside information on admissions, student life, financial aid and more
  • An opportunity to meet with our HPU 'ohana, - current students, faculty and staff
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Reminder - Field Trip to HCC
Friday, February 21, 2020 (B Day). 8:15-1:00.
FREE transportation!
Learn about: automotive technology, carpentry, cosmetology, fashion technology, music and entertainment learning, sheet metal, welding and other career and technical education programs
Saturday, April 4, 2020 CANCELED
10:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa campus
  • Meet with engaging faculty, staff, & students from over 180 Academic Programs & Student Services
  • Experience demonstrations, hands-on activities, & displays
  • Go on various tours highlighting our campus, residence halls, & learning facilities
  • Visit the Office of Admissions - check your application status or pay your tuition deposit
  • Watch performances by student groups
  • Win free prizes & giveaways
  • Get your UH gear at our University Bookstore
  • Have photo booth fun - Rainbow Warrior style

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See last year's program in the sidebar for more information.




Can your team solve the crime? Join the College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice Program on Saturday, April 4 from 6:00-8:30 pm at HLC as teams have fun working together and are challenged to solve a murder mystery. This live-action story written by former HPD homicide lieutenant Gary A. Dias, will have teams sorting through the evidence while employing the use of forensics, and investigative skills to solve the case. This event is open to all HPU and local high school students and will showcase how rewarding a career in criminal justice can be!


Tuesday, April 21, 2020: 8:30-11:30 and 5:00-8:00 CANCELED
Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave
  • Free
  • 100s of colleges
  • Find your best college fit
  • Get your questions answered about majors, degree programs, internships, financial aid and much more.
Register here or click the logo
Contact: Email or call 703/836-2222 ext. 14.
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Children's Literature Conference, Teen Writing/Art Workshops/Contests
June 5, 2020 - HTY performance of Lehua Parker and Caren Lobel-Fried's work.
June 6, 7, 2020 at Chaminade University.
Postponed until June 2021.
Student Writers and Illustrators - share your portfolios with the professionals above!
Win one of their books - enter the Art & Writing contest - look in the sidebar.
See the Conference logo in the sidebar. 
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Shop at Foodland
February 19, 2020 - March 31, 2020
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Your purchases earn college scholarship money, $2,000, for a Kaiser student.
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