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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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UHMC HO’ĀLA offers continuing education courses throughout the year. Subjects include ceramics, painting, printmaking, photography & music. Join us and develop your own esthetic. Instruction is flexible emphasizing both design and creativity.


Composition in Photography: Learning to See

If you are already familiar with the basics of your camera (film or digital) and feel comfortable shooting in the Manual setting, this hands-on photography workshop will help you to "see" more creatively. We will discuss Composition concepts, including the Use of Color, Leading the Eye, creating Neutral Space, Rule of Thirds and the Golden Mean. Students also have time to head out onto the grounds of the college to practice skills, explore their camera settings, and experiment creating images.

Section ART6002 - 005

Navigating Your Digital Camera

You've got a DSLR camera, now what? This hands-on workshop with Aubrey Hord, Cr.Photog.CPP, covers the basics of how to navigate your camera's settings and how to get started shooting with the manual setting to create the photographs you envision. Students will learn about ISO, shutter speed, and aperture to create the correct exposure-along with focus, metering white balance, lens choice, filters, and more.

Section ART6100 - 003

Using Your Digital Camera in the Field

This 2 day hands-on photography workshop takes the basic skills learned in level 1 to the next level! Photographic Craftsman and Certified Professional Photographer, Aubrey Hord, uses hands-on experience with students and their cameras on the grounds of the college to demonstrate ISO, aperture, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, focus, and other camera techniques. This course uses real-life shooting scenarios to help dial in skills, make correct exposures and ensure you are a more successful photographer!

Section ART6101 - 006

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