On Thursday, August 15, 2013, 11 students participated in the Waianae Health Academy Awards Ceremony held at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center.
The Construction Training Center of the Pacific (CTC-Pacific) partnered with the Waianae Health Academy (WHA), the educational arm of the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Center, to provide it's Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT) Program for Native Hawaiians living in the Waianae community.
The WHA PACT students completed a 9-week Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT) program at CTC-Pacific. Training consisted of Basic Principles for Construction, First Aid & CPR w/AED, OSHA 10-Hour, Fundamentals of Green Building, Introduction to Construction Skills, and Job Readiness courses. The students also participated in a job site tour led by Larry Hawkins at Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii's Nohona 3 project in Kapolei.
Mahalo to Waianae Health Academy for a successful partnership, and a big mahalo to our education sponsors - Hawaii Energy Connection and Simpson Strong-Tie Co., who took time out of their busy schedules to familiarize the students with their line of work.
Jamal Shamon Outlaw
Caesar Paishon IV