As the only nationally accredited Phlebotomy program in Hawai‘i, Kapi‘olani Community College is a leader in preparing students to collect samples for laboratory testing. The program includes a 64 hour didactic class taught on campus and a 100-hour internship in a clinic or hospital. Upon successful completion, participants are eligible to take the national certification exam provided by the American Association of Clinical Pathology (ASCAP). Graduates are employed in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, independent medical laboratories, physicians’ office, research facilities and insurance companies with an average salary starting at $14 to $16 per hour.

Coordinator Contact

Sally Pestana
Program Director, HENC
Phone: (808) 734-9235
Email: pestana@hawaii.edu