Student Media Board (SMB)


“The HonCC Student Media Board

The Student Media Board (SMB) is Student Media’s governing body. The board coordinates and advises student publications to ensure their effective service to the student body and Honolulu Community College and to protect the rights of the governed organizations to operate free of censorship. Composed of students and voting advisers, the SMB also provides budgetary oversight. Representation on the board includes each of our SMB-funded media. Currently, four media come under the aegis of the SMB:

  • KaLa newspaper
  • Art & Soul magazine
  • Digital Signage

The SMB meets semi-monthly at Building 2, Room 115.”

SMB Charter

The Student Media Board (SMB) is now seeking applications for student board member positions. This HonCC Chartered Student Organization oversees KA LĀ, the campus newspaper, and our campus Digital Signage team. This is a rare opportunity to shape student media and make a difference for the student community.

Becoming a part of the new SMB is a great way to get involved on campus. It’s also an excellent opportunity to boost your resume while gaining leadership and management skills that will translate into any professional career. You will also have a chance to meet new and important people while making a difference in the campus community and learning about the evolving world of media.

This position is open to any fee-paying undergraduate or graduate student in any major at Honolulu Community College with at least two semesters of coursework remaining. The average required time commitment is estimated at about 10 to 15 hours each month.



Student Media Board
Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Blvd.  Bldg. 2-115
Ka Lā News
Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Blvd.  Bldg. 2-115
Digital Signage
Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Blvd.  Bldg. 2-115

The Student Media Board is responsible for the formulation of policies, bylaws, and procedures applicable to student publications in print and online media, as funded by the Publication Fee.

Students are encouraged to submit articles, stories, and photos. Participating in student media is a great means for students to voice themselves, build their resumes and gain experience in the world of journalism. Students who are interested need no experience; however, they need to be motivated and willing to work with deadlines.


Last Reviewed: 10/2017