The Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi – West Oʻahu (ASUHWO) is an autonomous governing body that works to coordinate student services, including organizing school wide functions, recognizing funding, and supporting student groups at the University of Hawaiʻi – West O’ahu. ASUHWO continuously works to convey student concerns to the school’s faculty and administration, and its members serve as consulted stakeholders in school-wide decisions.
The ASUHWO Senate is directly elected by the UH West Oʻahu student body and is led by an Executive Committee, which is composed of the officers of President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The general body of the ASUHWO Senate is comprised of two Senators-at-Large, a Senator from each class (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior), as well as each academic division (Business Administration, Humanities, Social Sciences, Education). The term of office for all elected Senators and Executive Committee members is one academic year.