Announcements & CCC Bulletin

The CCC bulletin will be published bi-monthly beginning in August 2022.
Urgent (short timeline) announcements will be emailed directly to Kalaheo students.



Summer 2023 Pasefika Summer Bridge 

For graduating seniors! Meet peers and get FREE college credit at Pasefika Summer Bridge. Food, technology, and supplies will be included. The program will take place between June 12, 2023 to August 3, 2023.  Apply through the electronic application here.


2023 NHSEMP Freshmen Bridge at UH Manoa

The NHSEMP Freshman Bridge is a 10-week program for students interested in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). This program addresses areas of interest for incoming college freshmen as well as a smooth transition from high school to college. The deadline to apply is March 27, 2023. To apply, visit the website here.


UH Manoa’s Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative 

Hawai'i Undergraduate Initiative (HUI), a program for incoming freshmen committed to attending the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa in Fall 2023. HUI strives to develop college students with a capacity for leadership. Through summer academic coursework, workshops, speakers, co-curricular activities and mentorship opportunities, HUI will prepare incoming UHM freshmen to become confident leaders on campus, in their community, and in their profession. To learn more about HUI visit the website deadline to apply is April 21, 2023.


Ahupua’a Systems Apprenticeship (ASA)

Hoʻokuaʻāina is partnering with Paepae o He'eia, Kāko‘o ‘Ōiwi, Papahana Kuaola, and Windward Community College to offer a unique program for students interested in ʻāina based work, gaining hands-on experience, carrying on cultural practices and traditions, and creating sustainable ahupuaʻa systems once again in Hawaii. To apply visit The deadline to apply is April 29, 2023.


The Summer Leaders Experience at West Point

The West Point Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) provides rising high school seniors with a week-long immersion into the academic, military, and social life of a cadet. SLE Application opens February 1, 2023. Deadline has been extended to April 1, 2023. For more information about the program, visit the website here


University of Hawai’i at Mānoa AgDiscovery 2023

This is an excellent opportunity for high school students in grades 9-11 to learn about potential careers in agriculture while getting a taste of university life on campus at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Hawai’i AgDiscovery provides applied experiences where students explore career paths in the fields of biotechnology, entomology, horticulture, plant pathology, and veterinary and wildlife sciences. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2023 at 7pm EST. To apply/learn more, visit the website here


Hawaii Agriculture Research Center Summer Internship Program

The Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for students to gain professional experience in many facets of the agriculture industry while rotating through different positions and interacting with a variety of industry professionals. A positive attitude and flexibility are essential. Each participant will work 2 shifts of 4 hours each week, which are scheduled 8AM-12PM. Apply here for the internship. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2023. Learn more about the program by clicking on the subheader above. 


Nalukai Academy 

Nalukai is a free intensive social, cultural, and tech entrepreneurship, leadership, and design program for Hawai'i high school students. Each student is provided with guidance from industry leaders, innovative educators, and cultural practitioners who help students craft their own startups and pitch their ideas to an audience of venture capitalists, peers, and local business owners at the end of the camp. Best of all, when students are accepted into the camp, the costs of the program are covered by a full scholarship. The program will run from July 7-16. The application can be accessed at: Student applications are due by April 2 and recommendations (at least one required for each student) by April 10, 2023.


Coast Guard Academy AIM Summer Programs 

The Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) is a one-week summer program where you’ll immerse yourself in Academy life. Exclusively for students entering their senior year of high school, AIM is regarded as the most realistic of the service academy summer orientation programs. Application opens February 8, 2023 and the deadline is April 12, 2023. For more information about this summer program, visit the website here.


Naval Academy Summer Program

If you are currently in your junior year of high school and considering the Naval Academy as your college of choice, we strongly recommend you consider applying to Summer Seminar. This summer seminar is a 6 day session to be introduce you to life at the Academy, where you will experience first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at the #1 public college in the Country. For more information or want to apply, visit the website here. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2023.


Naval Academy Summer STEM 

Thinking of a career as a coder, game developer, designer, or robotics engineer? Then start with the experience of a world-class program like the Naval Academy’s Summer STEM Program. You’ll work with students from all over the country as you test your problem-solving, creativity, and collaboration skills. For more information or want to apply, visit the website here. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2023.


Hawaiian Volcanoes and Hazards Summer Program 

From June 26 to June 30, students will be getting an educational experience for local high school and community college students on Hawaiian volcanoes and hazards. The summer program will involve a week of activities, learning games, and field trips in a highly interactive learning experience. It will include a $500 stipend for participants, as well as lunches and transportation for field trips. For more information and how to apply, view it here


Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders (CTL)

The CTL Fellows Program is our advanced leadership training program open to 20 select high school 2023-2024 seniors statewide. Participants speak to 15 of Hawaii’s top CEO and civic leaders, gain soft skills training for workforce readiness, and implement state-wide community projects with business partners. Applications are now open and can be found on . Complete applications are due May 1, 2023


CTE Academy 

The Summer CTE Academy is a six week (June 5- July 14) exploratory summer program that offers the students the opportunity to experience various career and technical education programs offered at Honolulu Community College. The CTE Academy is open to both Juniors and Senior. Deadline to apply is May 12, 2023.  For more information about the program, visit the website


Youth Leadership Academy

Their year long Youth Leadership Academy starts with a 4 day residential program in Washington D.C. from July 24-27 at American University. During the YLA students will engage in interactive workshops on pressing global issues like climate change and gender inequality, learn from leading youth activists and influencers, and work with other aspiring youth advocates. The YLA is open to students in grades 8-11. The YLA program costs $500 but they offer full and partial financial aid scholarships based on financial need. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2023. Apply here.


CompuGirls Summer Camp 

The College of Natural and Computational Sciences will be holding a CompuGirls Summer Camp. Hawaii Pacific University in downtown Honolulu will be hosting this event from June 4-10. Students who are interested in STEM and get accepted can participate in this program with all expenses paid (including inter-island travel). You can find more information here. 


2023 Auto Academy 

The 2023 Auto Academy is a 6 week class over the summer. It is tentatively going to be held on June 12, 2023 to July 21, 2023. This program is only open to Juniors and Seniors. You will be learning basics about safety, tools, measurements, and vehicles. Every other week you will have a break from the shop, and a day working at a lo'i in Kapalama. There are 4 applications that need to be turned in regardless if the students are already enrolled in any of the UH campuses at this time. The Early admittance form below is for those applying who are presently under 18, and the TB needs to be up to date. Applications can be found here. Deadline to apply is May 12, 2023. 


STEAM Horizon Summer Camp

This weeklong, overnight summer camp is offered for middle and high school students to explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) concepts in a fun and engaging

atmosphere surrounded by like-minded peers. There will be 2 sessions available for students grade 9-11. First session will run from July 9 to July 14 and the second session will run from July 16 to July 21. For more information or to apply visit their website at: The deadline is June 15, 2023. See Ms. Pietroski if you have any questions or concerns.



HACAC College Fair

Students and families, the Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling (HACAC) welcomes you to our spring 2023 college fairs! To see upcoming college fairs, click here: and register for upcoming college fairs at:

The Windward Fair will be at Windward Mall on April 3rd from 5-7:00 pm.


Meet the CSU’s Aloha Reception 

The California State University will be hosting their first CSU’s Aloha Reception. The reception will be taking place on Tuesday March 28, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. This is a FREE event for you and your family/guests. Dinner, informational brochures, university swag items and free parking will be provided. RSVP no later than Friday March 24th. Register for the event at:


Hawaii Pacific University’s Shark Day

Hawaii Pacific University’s Spring Preview Day events are being rebranded to Shark Day! They are  inviting all students to attend, however there will be special sessions for admitted students. Registration for Saturday, April 15th event is open.


Windward Community College Application Day

Need help applying/enrolling at Windward Community College? Windward Community College will be hosting their application day on April 18, 2023 at 2:20pm at the College and Career Center, room H208. RSVP for the event here.