Hawai‘i Community College aims to reduce barriers to lifelong learning for our Hawaiʻi Island community by supporting the pursuit of academic achievement and workforce readiness through the use and promotion of Open Educational Resources (OER).

Campus OER Leads

Leanne Urasaki


(808) 934-2647

Melanie Wilson


(808) 934-2519


  • Reduce or eliminate the cost of instructional materials to make college more affordable for students 
  • Increase student success and close achievement gaps
  • Empower faculty to adopt and/or create quality OER textbooks and materials
  • Support and participate in UH system OER initiatives
  • Contribute to the success of the global OER community
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