Hawaii Community College‘s Hilo campus offers a culinary arts program that provides students with a strong foundation in the culinary arts and hospitality industry. The program focuses on both theoretical and practical training, with hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen. Students learn about the culinary arts, food science, nutrition, kitchen management, and customer service. The program also includes an internship component, which allows students to gain real-world experience in a professional kitchen setting. Graduates of the program are prepared for entry-level positions in the culinary industry, such as line cook, pastry cook, and banquet cook. The program is designed to be flexible, with evening and weekend classes available to accommodate working students. The Hilo campus also offers a variety of student services, including counseling, financial aid, and career services, to help students succeed in their chosen field.