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Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus. UHMC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools & College.

With small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, math labs and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College's Extended Learning  & Workforce Development Office (ELWD) is located in the Laulima building on the Kahului campus, with ample free parking.

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Agriculture & Sustainability

Intro to Science of Sustainability

SSM 101 / In-Person / 3 CR  / $393

Explore sustainability concepts from the 1500s to the present. Learn about diverse approaches to resource management – water, energy, waste, land, oceans, and economies – how systems are interconnected and the ramifications of practices. Explore global sustainability issues with a focus on Hawai_i’s unique case studies. Discover practical ways to make a difference!

Prerequisite: ENG 19 w/C or place ENG 22/55

Studies identification, preparation, and fertilization of soils; amendments, sterilization, mulching, and composting methods. Includes soil testing, microbiology, and soil moisture. Emphasizes sustainable management systems.

AG 122 / In-Person / 3 Credits / $393

AG 104 / In-Person / 1 CR / $131

Master the art of farm product safety! You’ll learn the essentials of Food Safety Certification requirements for farms, including proper handling of farm fresh vegetable, fruits, flowers and meats, identifying and evaluating wholesale and retail packaging options, and the importance of worker protection standards.

AG 232 / In-Person / 1 CR / $131

Rev up your skills at the College Farm! Get hands-on experience with a rototiller and wheel-type tractors, master safety, maintenance and hitch hookups, and learn about hydraulics and how to make precision CE adjustments.

BIOL 200 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Coral reefs are one of our most important ecosystems. And they’re in trouble. You’ll be introduced to the biology, ecology, and geology of stony corals and the reef structures they build. You’ll also learn to identify the roles of other members of the coral reef community including algae, other invertebrates, and fishes. And you’ll explore corals as resources and the impacts of human activities on coral reefs.

Prerequisite: ENG 22/55 w/C or place ENG 100

OCN 101 / In-Person / 1  CR / $131

Are you passionate about the ocean? Join students from the entire UH system to explore the Marine Option Program (MOP) through HITS, discussion, and, best of all, hands-on experiential trips. Get ready to make waves in your chosen field!

As a working greenhouse that grows fresh produce and raises tilapia to support food security through donations to various community organizations, WaiPono Farms provides a work-based learning experience for UHMC students to gain hands-on skills in the agriculture sector. It also prepares students for future job opportunities through immersion in a highly productive facility and a collaborative, team environment.

Learn more about free training at

maui.hawaii.edu/aquaponics

Learn the fundamentals of designing, operating and maintaining backyard and commercial scale aquaponics systems with locally sourced inputs of fish, fish feed and plants using new technologies and growing techniques. Students will have on-demand access to an online course featuring 80 hours of training modules and weekly Zoom sessions with their instructor. FREE course sponsored by USDA AFRI NIFA Workforce grant.

Introduction To Plant Propagation

This course will provide the student an overview on plant propagation. Included will be seed/sexual propagation and asexual propagation (cuttings, divisions, air layers, etc.). This course will provided both a lecture of the various techniques as well as hands on practical exercises. This should make possible, for the student, both small scale (home owner) and large scale nursery enterprises . Course will be conducted at Ho'oulu 104 and Greenhouse facilities.

Section AGR6158 - 005

The ABC's of Bees: Basic Beekeeping Part A

Part A is basic introduction, including History, Biology, Regulations, Pests, and Issues with keeping bees on Maui This is the first in a series four, 5 hour, non credit courses (A,B, C and D) to provide the student introductory information on keeping bees in Hawaii. Part A is basic introduction, including History, Biology, Regulations, Pests, and Issues with keeping bees on Maui. Will also include introduction to the tools, equipment, and safety gear needed. This will be then followed by: Part B, Working with the hive and harvesting honey. and Part C, construction of hives, assembling woodenware/equipment.

Section AGR6155 - 005

The ABC's of Bees: Basic Beekeeping Part B

Part B Working with the hive and harvesting honey. This is the second in a series Four, 5 hour, non credit courses (A, B, C and D) to provide the student introductory information on keeping bees in Hawaii. In Part B. Student will understand the inner workings of a bee hive, including: what the internal parts are, where the bees live and reproduce. Students will also learn basic working with bees and hive manipulations. Students will learn techniques to harvest honey. This will be then followed by: Part C, construction of hives, assembling woodenware/equipment.

Section AGR6156 - 005

The ABC's of Bees: Basic Beekeeping Part C

Part C, construction of hives, assembling woodenware/equipment. This is the third in a series four, 5 hour, non credit courses (A, B, C and D) to provide the student introductory information on keeping bees in Hawaii. In Part C. Students will learn to build hives from locally obtained materials. Students will also learn to assemble woodenware/equipment that can not be locally sourced from hardware stores.

Section AGR6157 - 005

The ABC's of Bees: Basic Beekeeping Part D

The answer to: How do you get bees? Of course you could buy a hive @ about $200+ if you can find someone selling. This class will look at the factors affecting honey bees in the spring-summer months of the year and what will cause a hive to swarm. How to collect a swarm will be covered as well as attracting swarms. If Time permits situation allows we will collect swarm, service swarm traps, or transfer swarm to hive. Students should have had ABC's of Beekeeping A, B and C or AG162 Introductory Beekeeping.

Section AGR6160 - 004

What is Bugging you? Home Garden Pest Control Overview

This course is geared to the home gardener, just starting out, with questions regarding insect pest identification. This course will cover tools/resources for quick identification of the primary insect pests that affect the various crops or ornamental plants that people grow here in Hawaii. This course will also identify beneficial insects and their roles in mitigating insect pest problems. Course will include lecture, demonstrations, and walk about to introduce students to the common pests in the landscape. Time in class will include work with microscopes to observe and assist in identification. Course will also include some information regarding pesticide use, pesticide label interpretation, and pesticide safety.

Section AGR6159 - 005

LEED Green Associate Credential

LEED Green Associate credential training prepares students for careers in building design, facilities maintenance and management, and other related sustainable building and facilities maintenance pathways. Graduates of this certificate will be ready to sit for the industry-standard LEED Green Associate credential.

Section SUS6016 - 002

Art & Design

FT 113 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Custom clothing is cool! Especially when you make it yourself! Learn about essential tools and equipment and how to adjust basic commercial patterns to sew garments to fit any figure.

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Visual Arts (ASC) Program Overview

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For Example: New Term > Art (ART)

Studies ceramic form. Emphasizes hand building, glazing techniques, and surface treatment.

ART 105 / In-Person / 3 Credits / $393

ART 123BCD / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Discover the joys of watercolor, oil, and acrylic painting in this comprehensive course that combines theory with hands-on practice. Join in and unlock your artistic potential!

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ART Studies Program Overview

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For Example: New Term > ART (ART)

CM 125 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Let your creativity run wild as you plan, develop and produce visual communications for print and electronic formats. Get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art tools in a design-centric and project-focused environment as you prepare for a career in graphic design.

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ART Studies Program Overview

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For Example: New Term > ART (ART)

CM 105 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Everyone has a story! You’ll explore the nature of storytelling and storytellers in film, television, literature, music, and more. You’ll meet artists and media professionals. And you’ll present your own stories in your unique voice.

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Fashion Technology (FT) Program Overview

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For Example: New Term > Fashion Technology (FT)

ENG 104 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Do you have a story to tell? Explore the principles and practice of creative writing through readings and composition in several major genres. Your imagination will soar as you discover the power of words!

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Fashion Technology (FT) Program Overview

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For Example: New Term > Fashion Technology (FT)

ENG 257 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Interested in cultivating a wider intellectual world view? You’ll gain a deep understanding of universal challenges in selected literary works from diverse cultures, eras, and genres.

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Music Studies Program Overview

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For Example: New Term Music (MUS)

An Introduction to Ableton

In this course, students will learn the foundations and fundamentals of using Abelton, one of the most popular music creation software programs for live performance and studio recording. We will learn to use MIDI, track audio, arrange and perform views, record, edit, and use digital effects.

Students should have an Abelton account (https://www.ableton.com/en/) and bring their personal laptop (Mac or PC) for best results.

 

 

Section ENR6697 - 001

Creative Songwriting

We will explore unconventional approaches to the songwriting and recording process. Students will be brought through a variety of unconventional exercises and approaches. This class will establish and prove one premise: there is no such thing as "Writer’s Block”.

Section ENR6696 - 001

Surface Design and Pattern in Textile II

Surface Design and Pattern in Textile - Part 2 In this class, we will expand and apply the fundamentals you learned in Surface Design - Part 1 to create a cohesive design a collection and apply designs with appropriate sizing to merchandise and clothing mockups. NOTE: Designs will be conducted on your personal Apple iPad using the Apple Pen with Procreate app.

Section ENR6062 - 002

The Insider's Guide to the Evolving Music Business

Overview: We will explore the emerging independent artist landscape within the music business. With world-wide digital disruption, new business opportunities in the music business are emerging rapidly. We will focus on: How Independent Artists gain and retain an international following. When can digital platforms like TikTok, benefit artists and producers in market strategies. What are the components of an independent label contract, and how to leverage a “one-off” song release. Where can a digitally self-contained entrepreneur become effective. Who: Music Industry Professional guest speakers to be determined.

Section ENR6699 - 007

An Introduction to Ableton

In this course, students will learn the foundations and fundamentals of using Abelton, one of the most popular music creation software programs for live performance and studio recording. We will learn to use MIDI, track audio, arrange and perform views, record, edit, and use digital effects.

Students should have an Abelton account (https://www.ableton.com/en/) and bring their personal laptop (Mac or PC) for best results.

 

 

Section ENR6697 - 001

Creative Songwriting

We will explore unconventional approaches to the songwriting and recording process. Students will be brought through a variety of unconventional exercises and approaches. This class will establish and prove one premise: there is no such thing as "Writer’s Block”.

Section ENR6696 - 001

Computer Technology

Engineering

Get hands-on with high tech. Students enrolled in the Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) program receive an education in basic electronics, computer technology, computer programming, optical systems, and networking that includes knowledge of DC/ AC/Semiconductor circuits, digital electronics, computers, networks, telescopes and lasers.

The ECET program emphasizes the use of Computer-Aided Design software such as SolidWorks, and graphical programming environment for modeling, simulating and analyzing multidomain dynamical systems such as Simulink.

Students graduating with the Associate in Science (AS) degree in ECET may enter the workforce as entry-level electronic/electro-optic technicians, renewable energy technicians, and telecom/network technicians.
Visit go.hawaii.edu/2AF

Computers for Beginners

Never used a computer before? Feel like computer terms are written in a foreign language? This course is for you. Become fluent in basic computer-speak, demystifying the jargon, and learning computing terms.

Section COM6001 - 058

Microsoft Excel Essentials

Go beyond the basics and learn how to write a formula, work with a built-in function, create a chart and organize data in a list.

Section COM6017 - 034

Section COM6017 - 035

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Tap into the power of Excel by using more functions that are built-in and explore the needed techniques to build multiple sheet workbooks and to link and consolidate data among them.

Section COM6018 - 030

Section COM6018 - 031

Microsoft Word Essentials

Turn MS Word into your most powerful productivity ally! If you are new to Word, or if you get frustrated using Word, this is the course you need to easily become truly skilled with this software.

Section COM6015 - 030

Section COM6015 - 031

Spreadsheets for Beginners

How can a spreadsheet help me? What sets a spreadsheet apart from a word processing or database management program? You will learn the answers to these questions while mastering the basic functions and applications of spreadsheet programs.

Section COM6005 - 042

Word Processing for Beginners

Word Processing Fundamentals learn your way around a keyboard as you execute basic operations: creating, editing, formatting, saving, retrieving and printing!

Section COM6004 - 044

ACC 252 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Do you love crunching the numbers? In this class, you’ll learn a “hands-on” approach to computerized accounting using QuickBooks® to set up and maintain records.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  | Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Accounting (ACC)

ICS 110 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Yes, you can code! And you’ll learn the basics of creating programs through innovative design strategies. You’ll understand control structure and object-oriented programming through exciting tech paths like P – Python, C – C/C++, D – Animation/Java, M – Mobile, R – Robotics, G – Games, S – C#.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  | Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > ICS (ICS)

BUS 120 / Online F2F / 3 CR $393

Business makes the world go round. In this course, you’ll survey the fundamentals of American business enterprise and examine the foundations and responsibilities of accounting, management, finance, marketing, and the overall business environment.

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For Example: New Term > BUS (BUS)

BUS 158 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Social media is an essential business tool. Learn how to craft and maintain engaging blogs, posts, and effective use of collaboration and communication tools, as well as streamlined cloud storage for organizational success.

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For Example: New Term > BUSN (BUSN)

Food Innovation, Culinary & Hospitality

The Maui Food Innovation Center connects and elevates Maui’s value- added food producers with technical expertise, innovative training, education and a Research & Development kitchen. Check out upcoming classes

For more information Visit maui.hawaii.edu/foodinnovation

MFIC Applied Studies in Fundamental Food Manufacturing

A self-directed and self-paced kitchen lab experience for MFIC food manufacturing students. Students work in the fully certified MFIC R&D kitchen environment to increase understanding of manufacturing efficiencies, good manufacturing practices, standard operating procedures and adherence to best practices in kitchen safety and sanitation procedures. Access is by appointment scheduled through class instructor.

Section CULN6020 - 020

MFIC Food Business Start Up

This class is designed to help you learn the basics of launching a successful food business and provide you a foundation for a systematic approach towards developing a profitable food business. The course is suited for food manufacturers, restaurateurs, food truck operators, and farmers / chefs interested in creating value-added food products and is offered in a hybrid format of online modules (via the laulima.hawaii.edu) and face-to-face coaching by appointment. Total class time is 16 hours.  

Section BUS6822 - 030

MFIC Food Product Concept to Consumer Incubator

Have a Food Product Idea or Recipe Consumers Would Love? The Concept to Consumer Incubator Program is an in depth class that teaches food industry best practices for taking your recipe idea or concept and turning it into a viable value-added food product for the retail marketplace! This course will provide access to educational resources and professional consultants to help you learn what it takes to build a food business and brand. Learn how to obtain: Food handlers certification and Food Business license. Learn product development for food manufacturing, ingredient sourcing, costing, branding their products and how to manage the intricacies of a small supply chain, building alliances to lower costs, and valuable best practices for growing a business. Convert a basic recipe into a manufacturing formula. Includes hands-on time in the MFIC Test Kitchen. Participants will have the opportunity to introduce their products to industry experts and receive valuable feedback on the their products market readiness. A Certificate of Professional Development is awarded upon completion of course.

Section BUS6821 - 014

ServSafe Food Handler Basic Certification

ServSafe Food Handler training is the basic sanitation certification for managers and staff working in certified kitchens. The training covers topics including Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross-contamination and Allergens, Time and Temperature, Cleaning and Sanitation. Students passing the exam with a score of 75% or better, will receive a Food Handler Certificate valid for three years. 

Section CULN6100 - 045

CULN 150 / In-Person / 5 CR / $655

Learn all the basics on the road to professional baking. You’ll learn about ingredients and their uses, product identification, mastery of bakeshop tools and equipment. And you’ll prepare a wide range of delectable baked goods from breads, pies, cakes and cookies to custards and creams.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  | Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Culinary (CULN)

CULN 123 / In-Person / 5 CR / $655

Fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques of professional cookery.

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For Example: New Term > Culinary (CULN)

HOST 101 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Get a comprehensive view of the travel industry. You’ll discover the links between hotel, food, transportation, recreation, and other tourism-related industries.

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For Example: New Term > Hospitality & Tourism (HOST)

Healthcare

Dreaming of a career in Healthcare?
We’ve got you covered!
Check out the FREE pre-requisite courses leading to the UHMC CNA to PN bridge program.
• TEAS exam prep courses
• Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) program
• English, Biology, Pharmacology and more!
more info at:
go.hawali.edu/yHZ

UH Maui College can prepare you for a career in healthcare.
FREE Healthcare Trainings
Apply for 100% tuition assistance for healthcare trainings at https://uhcc.hawaii.edu/goodjobshawaii/training.php

PHRM 106 / In-Person / 1 CR / $131

Describes basic pharmacy functions in retail, institutional, home health, and ambulatory care settings.

PHRM 192V / In-Person / 2CR / $262

Builds clinical skills as a Pharmacy Technician and prepares students for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  | Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Health (HLTH)

NURS 100 / Online F2F / 00 hrs 4 CR / $524

A great beginning for those interested in a career in healthcare. Prepares nurse assistants to care for acute, semi-acute, or convalescent clients in hospital, long-term care, or home settings and to work under the supervision of a registered or practical nurse. Preparation for national certification, too.

For Example: New Term > Nursing (NURS)

HLTH 125 / In-Person / 00 hrs 1 CR / $131

Unlock the mysteries of medical terminology by exploring the essentials – prefixes, suffixes, word roots, pronunciation, spelling, definitions, commonly used abbreviations. You’ll learn to use the medical dictionary, too.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  | Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Health (HLTH)

Personal Trainer and ACE Industry Certification Prep

Personal Trainer and ACE Industry Certification Prep is designed to prepare students for the entry level positions in the field of Fitness and Personal Training.

Through a combination of theoretical instruction and practical application, students will gain a thorough understanding of exercise science, anatomy, testing and training program design principles. The program covers essential topics such as client screening and assessment, exercise physiology, injury prevention, and safe and effective exercise programming for various populations.

Practical assignments will allow students to develop their physical skills. They will have the opportunity to conduct fitness assessments and design customized exercise programs with the guidance of experienced instructors. Additionally, students will learn effective communication strategies, professional ethics, and basic principles to prepare them for success in the dynamic field of fitness and personal training. Upon completion, graduates of this program will be well-equipped to sit for renowned personal training certification of ACE.

This certificate consists of three credit courses at UH Hilo - KES 212 (Anatomical Kinesiology), KES 308 ( Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning ), KES 312 ( Personal Trainer Certification Preparation), coordinated in partnership with UH Maui College for Good Jobs Hawaii funding.

Section HLTH6355 - 001

CNA Recertification Course

This is preparation for for those who do have CNA status and need recertification before their 2 years is up, which is a 24hr Continuing Education Class. These classes would be geared towards HC partners needs such as re-education on fall prevention, Foley care, handling those with dementia, etc. CNA are required to do 24hrs in service sessions or a competency class during the latter part of the 2 year period and then recertify, which is a $25 fee.

Section HLTH6008 - 002

Certified Nurse Aide to Practical Nurse bridge program TEAS Exam Prep course

The proctored TEAS® measures basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of reading, mathematics, science and English. The test is intended for use primarily with adult nursing program applicant populations. Each question on the TEAS® test is mapped to 1 of 115 objectives, all of which address topics presented in grades 7 through 12. The objectives assessed are those which nurse educators deem most appropriate and relevant to measure entry-level skills and abilities of nursing program applicants.

Section HLTH6111 - 008

Section HLTH6111 - 009

Section HLTH6111 - 010

Section HLTH6111 - 011

Section HLTH6111 - 012

Personal Trainer and ACE Industry Certification Prep

Personal Trainer and ACE Industry Certification Prep is designed to prepare students for the entry level positions in the field of Fitness and Personal Training.

Through a combination of theoretical instruction and practical application, students will gain a thorough understanding of exercise science, anatomy, testing and training program design principles. The program covers essential topics such as client screening and assessment, exercise physiology, injury prevention, and safe and effective exercise programming for various populations.

Practical assignments will allow students to develop their physical skills. They will have the opportunity to conduct fitness assessments and design customized exercise programs with the guidance of experienced instructors. Additionally, students will learn effective communication strategies, professional ethics, and basic principles to prepare them for success in the dynamic field of fitness and personal training. Upon completion, graduates of this program will be well-equipped to sit for renowned personal training certification of ACE.

This certificate consists of three credit courses at UH Hilo - KES 212 (Anatomical Kinesiology), KES 308 ( Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning ), KES 312 ( Personal Trainer Certification Preparation), coordinated in partnership with UH Maui College for Good Jobs Hawaii funding.

Section HLTH6355 - 001

Industry & Trades

FREE construction courses.
Free pre-apprenticeship courses in Carpentry, Plumbing, and free continuing education related to construction.
Tuition assistance is available to those exploring the Construction Tech AAS program.

more info at:
go.hawaii.edu/FAx

Explore the theory and practices of arc and gas welding of ferrous metals dealing with building construction applications. Learn procedures for flat, horizontal, and overhead work for brazing, flame cutting, and welding of aluminum, stainless steel, and other metals.

WELD 119 D | Mark Morimoto | $393 + fees | 3 credits

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  |  Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Welding (WELD)

Learn the proper use and maintenance of carpentry hand and power tools. Practice selecting and using construction materials and fastening systems.

CARP 120 | $393 + fees | 3 credits

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  |  Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Carpentry (CARP)

TRAD6000 / In-Person / CE

This 8-week, intensive, hands-on pre-apprenticeship program serves as a direct pathway to becoming a registered apprentice with the Hawai’i Carpenters Apprenticeship Program. The pre apprenticeship program is divided into two parts:

Part 1: 6-week Related-Trade Instruction

Part 2: 2-week Internship

AMT 100 / In-Person / 2 CR $262

Learn preventive maintenance and minor repair skills
in this introductory class. Covers the selection and use of basic automotive tools, equipment, and procedures. Includes lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on training on “live” service vehicles in the campus shop.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  | Select the Term and Program Area
For Example: New Term > Automotive Mechanics Tech (AMT)

Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship

This 8-week, intensive, hands-on pre-apprenticeship program serves as a direct pathway to becoming a registered apprentice with the Hawaii Carpenters Apprenticeship Program. Training will start with instruction in carpentry fundamentals and basic tool use, construction math, basic print reading, metal framing, concrete formwork and drywall, and culminate with a 2-week paid internship at an active construction site. Upon successful completion of this pre-apprenticeship program, students will be granted direct entry to any one of the three registered apprenticeship programs administered by the Hawaii Carpenters Apprenticeship & Training Fund (HCATF).

The pre-apprenticeship program is divided into two parts:

  • Part 1: 6-week Related-Trade Instruction
  • Part 2: 2-week Internship

Section TRAD6000 - 006

Counterbalance Fork Lift

Operators will be trained on safety, site inspection, operation inspection, and propel operation of fork lift. The training will include theory and practical training.This course is IVES Certified

Section TRAD6740 - 031

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Applications

This course represents a comprehensive overview of the capabilities, requirements, and business opportunities associated with the UAS industry. It covers the background and impact of UAS, composition and categories of designs, the legislative and regulatory framework, concerns and considerations, applications, operational profiles, business opportunities, and the future of UAS. The course participants will learn to apply the vernacular, fundamental concepts, and principles associated with UAS technology, in addition to exploring the key technologies and markets, in preparation to meet the growing needs and challenges of this developing industry. Participants should have their FAA 107 certification prior to starting this class to be able to have an optimal learning experience.

Section TRAD6850 - 002

Hawaiian Studies

HAW 101 / In-Person / 4 CR / $524

Learn the basics of speaking, reading, and writing elementary Hawaiian taught in an intuitive and engaging way. Four out of five hours are devoted to drill and practice and daily lab work is assessed and determined by individual need.

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For Example: New Term > Hawaiian (HAW)

HWST 107 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Learn about the the unique aspects of Hawai‘i and Hawaiian culture in relation to the larger Pacific region. Explore topics including geography, origins, language, religion, land, art, and history.

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For Example: New Term > Hawaiian Studies (HWST)

HWST 211 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Explore the endemic, indigenous, and Polynesian- introduced flora of Hawai‘i. Examine the many uses of Hawai‘i’s flora by the indigenous people. The relationship of gods/plants/man will be revealed as will the connection of belief and practices with the intentional migration of specific plants.

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For Example: New Term > Hawaiian Studies (HWST)

Language & Culture

The MLI Regular Session builds and improves English skills in listening, speaking, reading, vocabulary, writing, and cultural studies. You will learn and practice grammatical structures through practice exercises and presentations. You will research and present on cultural topics, through rhetorical techniques that include describing, comparing and contrasting, exploring causes and effects, and argumentation. You will build writing skills from writing paragraphs to essays. Depending on the module, you will write descriptions, processes, compare/contrast, problem/solution, and/or cause and effect paragraphs and essays. You will build skills required to become independent readers and thinkers in the English language.

See maui.hawaii.edu/mli for MLI application information.

Intermediate American Sign Language

In this intermediate course, students will learn to apply communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL) based on previous training. The course will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings. All students are welcome but, the instructor is strongly suggests taking LANG6709 Introduction to ASL prior to this intermediate class.

Section LANG6707 - 005

Introduction to American Sign Language

American Sign Language is for those who are interested in support of the hard of hearing, and deaf communities. These skills can be applied to professional interpreting, education, tourism & hospitality, trades, retail sales, law enforcement and emergency services, Healthcare, judicial system, public parks and recreation, visual arts, entertainment, athletic, and transportation industries. This interactive course will offer students etiquette, best practices, social norms and communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL). We will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings.

Section LANG6709 - 015

Education

Tuition-Free Summer Teacher Pathway Courses
We have an excellent and full line-up of TUITION-FREE Summer Courses for our Hoapili Teacher Pathway Program, ranging from Hawaiian Language to Multicultural Perspectives in Education to Math for Elementary Teachers and more.

Complete details at go.hawaii.edu/J3F

ECED 105 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393
Explore the joys and rewards of shaping young minds and fostering holistic development. In this class, you’ll gain insight into the foundations and effective strategies of successful Early Childhood Education instructors.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  |  Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Early Childhood Education (ECED)

HDFS 230 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

A thought-provoking examination of the complexities of human life. Expand your understanding by studying concepts, issues, and theories of human growth and development from conception to death.

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For Example: New Term > Human Dev & Family Studies (HDFS)

HIST 151 / 3 CR / $393

You’ll gain a greater understanding of human societies and their cross-cultural interactions in this global and historical survey covering the period up to 1500 CE.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  |  Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > History (HIST)

The MLI Regular Session builds and improves English skills in listening, speaking, reading, vocabulary, writing, and cultural studies. You will learn and practice grammatical structures through practice exercises and presentations. You will research and present on cultural topics, through rhetorical techniques that include describing, comparing and contrasting, exploring causes and effects, and argumentation. You will build writing skills from writing paragraphs to essays. Depending on the module, you will write descriptions, processes, compare/contrast, problem/solution, and/or cause and effect paragraphs and essays. You will build skills required to become independent readers and thinkers in the English language.

See maui.hawaii.edu/mli for MLI application information.

Intermediate American Sign Language

In this intermediate course, students will learn to apply communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL) based on previous training. The course will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings. All students are welcome but, the instructor is strongly suggests taking LANG6709 Introduction to ASL prior to this intermediate class.

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Introduction to American Sign Language

American Sign Language is for those who are interested in support of the hard of hearing, and deaf communities. These skills can be applied to professional interpreting, education, tourism & hospitality, trades, retail sales, law enforcement and emergency services, Healthcare, judicial system, public parks and recreation, visual arts, entertainment, athletic, and transportation industries. This interactive course will offer students etiquette, best practices, social norms and communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL). We will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings.

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Administration of Justice

CAREER TRAINING
Administration of Justice
The Administration of Justice program is designed to prepare students for entry- level positions in the Administration of Justice career field (law enforcement, courts, corrections and private security.) A student who completes 60 credits of required and elective course work is eligible to receive an Associates in Applied Sciences Degree in Administration of Justice. Courses are also designed to support the in-service training needs for current justice professionals.

AJ 101 / In-Person / 3 CR / $393

Begin an examination of the engrossing history and philosophy of the administration of justice in the United States. Areas of study include law enforcement, courts, and corrections. You’ll explore theories of crime and punishment, rehabilitation and the expectations and interrelationships of officials. You can check out career opportunities, too.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  |  Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Administration of Justice (AJ)

Personal Enrichment

FSHN 185 / Online F2F / 3 CR / $393

Learn the science of nutrition through the study of nutrient requirements of healthy individuals, nutrient categories and characteristics, physiological functions, and food sources.

Find the Details at UHMC Class Availability  |  Select the Term and Program Area

For Example: New Term > Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN)

Cleanse and Rejuvenate with Malik Cotter: 4 weeks that will change your life!

Cleanse and Rejuvenate: 4 Weeks That Will Change Your Life.

If we look at our modern society and the world situation, it becomes easy to see that the pollution of our earth, water, air, and stress is causing many of today’s diseases and damaging all of life in ways we have never witnessed. This course will focus on enhancing the body’s detoxification processes while promoting rejuvenation. We will also explore the body-mind connection.

Emphasis will be on the liver, blood, and digestion, utilizing tried and tested traditional methods as well as the latest research in health and lifestyle protocols, herbal remedies, nutritional supplements, diet, and ways to re-establish our connection with nature.

Heavy metal detoxification will be a big part of our cleansing program. You can either do a cleanse or just come and learn more about how the body and mind function. It’s all your decision.

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How to Recognize and Heal the Issues in Your Tissues

How can I free myself from old trauma?  How do I deal with the loss, grief, disengagement, anger, insomnia, anxiety, or depression? What is the connection between my physical symptoms and my thoughts and feelings? These and other questions will be answered in this class.  Learn practical tips to recognize the emotional energy stored in your body. Explore the connection between emotions, and physical illness that can result from long-held emotional energy. Gather tools and resources to help handle life’s everyday stresses. Releasing emotional energy can be quick and painless, but it helps to understand what the body is doing so you don’t resist and shut down the process. 

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Surface Design and Pattern in Textile

Are there ideas you have always wanted to develop but don't know how? Do you think some fabric patterns can be drab? Have you ever wanted to create your own colorful clothing fabric patterns? Surface Design and Pattern is any type of artwork (pattern, illustration, hand lettering, etc.) made by a designer that is intended to be applied to a surface to enhance its visual appearance and/or functionality. In this class, you will learn to create basic designs and patterns to start publishing textiles or artwork. Your instructor will take you through the process of using a simple iPad app and guide you to add drawings, color, texture, and transition elements for your own unique patterns.  Note: Designs will be conducted on your required personal Apple iPad using the Apple Pen with the Procreate app. 

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Tai Chi (Yang Style): Meditation and Martial Arts

It's known by many names but whether you are just starting to explore Tai Chi, Qigong, or Tai Qi, or have been practicing for years, this course has no requirements nor necessary equipment. All are welcome. As people all over the world have discovered, Tai Chi is a powerful and natural way to address health conditions, stimulate inner healing, and live a happy, healthy life. Sifu Dan Takamura and his Instructors will be leading our Martial Arts classes. We offer students 90-minute sessions (on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting 2024). Classes will be held in LAU226 and/or outdoors on our beautiful UHMC Quad. Please bring water and a towel if necessary, shoes and comfortable clothes are recommended.

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Tao Style Kung Fu for Self-Defense

Sifu Dan Takamura offers Taichi classes for health and wellness and Kung Fu classes for Self-defense while learning internal and external power for cardio and fitness. Part of the Maui Chinese Martial Academy for over 25 years, he has done Lion Dances, Kung Fu, and Tai Chi performances.  Tao style was known for its mystical and spiritual side of Kung Fu. Instructors will teach you how to utilize your internal and external strengths and increase your spiritual power. Individuals will have the opportunity to learn a one-of-a-kind martial art. Beginners will learn eight steps, six blocks, and basic five elemental sets and as they improve they will learn other more advanced forms. All students must complete a UHMC Liability Waiver Form before partaking in our fitness classes. Please bring water and a towel if necessary, comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended

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Zumba Fitness

Zumba Fitness Dance fitness classes that are fun, energetic, and make you feel amazing. Each Zumba class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Students adjust to their own level of comfort and fitness. Bring your personal fitness mat, towel, bottled water and light weights if needed.

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Additional Online Training

We offer a wide-range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors.

Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Ready to explore our catalog?

Visit: go.hawaii.edu/xza and browse our catalog!

Certificates

Visit go.hawaii.edu/xz2 or call 808-984-3700 for more info.

How to Register Online

To register for continuing education classes go to: maui.hawaii.edu/courses.

Early registration is highly recommended. Class sizes are limited and registering in advance assures your place in high demand classes. A course not meeting its minimum enrollment may cancel within 3 days prior to its start date. The Office of Continuing Education reserves the right to change class locations, schedules, fees and instructors when necessary.

Courses that can lead to accredited degrees and certificates. Credit classes will be identified by CR throughout the catalog. Check out maui.hawaii.edu/programs for a complete list.

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Call (808) 984-3700 for more information or check out maui.hawaii.edu/apply for application details.

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