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Rearview Mirror: Kapiolani college’s early roots traced back to 1946, a pivotal year in Hawaii history

  • KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE
                                Kapiolani Community College now occupies a beautiful campus behind Diamond Head, where Fort Ruger once was located.

    KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

    Kapiolani Community College now occupies a beautiful campus behind Diamond Head, where Fort Ruger once was located.

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                                Swimming at the Natatorium and attending football games at Honolulu Stadium were favorite activities in 1946. The Blaisdell Center and Aloha Stadium did not exist at that time.

    STAR-ADVERTISER

    Swimming at the Natatorium and attending football games at Honolulu Stadium were favorite activities in 1946. The Blaisdell Center and Aloha Stadium did not exist at that time.

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                                In 1957 the Kapiolani Technical School opened in the lower part of McKinley High at Pensacola Street and Kapiolani Boulevard in a building erected just for it. It became Kapiolani Community College 10 years later.

    STAR-ADVERTISER

    In 1957 the Kapiolani Technical School opened in the lower part of McKinley High at Pensacola Street and Kapiolani Boulevard in a building erected just for it. It became Kapiolani Community College 10 years later.

Kapiolani Community College is celebrating its 75th anniversary, and I participated Thursday in a webinar about Hawaii in 1946, the year the college started. Read more

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