Authorized Governance OrganizationsHere you will find current information about our AGOs
The Senate strongly believes in and practices shared governance and acknowledges the strength of the faculty voice and their collective wisdom in guiding the process. We honor those who came before us by continuing their principles of inclusivity and collaboration, and welcome our campus ‘ohana to share their voices.
Student Congress is the official channel between students and administration. As the official student voice, we work diligently to receive student feedback, concerns and input. We provide opportunities for students to practice and enhance their leadership skills while creating spaces that promote diversity and individual growth.
Aside from their areas of primary responsibilities, the Kapi‘olani CC Chancellor seeks the advice of the four authorized organizations in decisions such as those concerning 3 general education policy, the development and implementation of organizational structure, program review, tactical plans, strategic and long-range plans, budgeting, and other areas.
Kalāualani shall provide a formal, independent organization through which all native Hawaiian and native Hawaiian-serving employees of Kapi‘olani Community College participate in the governance of the campus as it relates to Native Hawaiian programs, activities, initiatives and issues in alignment with the Pukoa Council, Native Hawaiian council for the University of Hawai‘i System.
Staff Council is the official governance organization representing staff members at Kapi‘olani Community College. Established in 2000, the Staff Council is a self-directed, consultative, and deliberative body that consults with College leadership on matters affecting life in the workplace and has the authority to make recommendations on matters that have a significant bearing on the College. Staff Council membership includes administrative, professional, technical and civil service staff at the campus.