University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu


As the only public four-year university located in Leeward Oahu, the University of Hawai‘i – West Oʻahu is committed to serving the interests of students and their families in the region. UH West O‘ahu embraces and fosters diversity on its campus and takes seriously its commitment to be responsible and accountable to its stakeholders, whether it be students, faculty, staff, the surrounding community or the state of Hawaiʻi.

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Kūlana O Kapolei

Kūlana O Kapolei is helping UH West O‘ahu become a premier, transdisciplinary, indigenous-serving institution. Through this supportive and dynamic learning environment students will learn to embody Native Hawaiian values and perpetuate their core purpose – to establish and maintain aloha in all relationships with land, people and community.

Hōʻoia ʻĀina – Land Acknowledgement

Planning for Sustainability

UH West O‘ahu strives to do its share to make positive changes for the environment, whether it be through academic programs or its facilities. One highlight is a 500-kilowatt photovoltaic system that produces 12-15% of the campus’ electricity needs.

Senior Citizen Visitor Program

To promote diversity on campus and in the academic classroom, UH West O‘ahu extends special academic privileges to senior citizens by allowing them to participate in regular credit classes, free of charge, on a space available basis.

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Campus News & Events

West Oʻahu Happenings

Fall U-Pass sale for student bus riders starts July 17

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu students who ride TheBus are eligible to purchase a U-Pass, a reduced-rate bus pass tailored to the needs of university students. The Fall 2020 U-Pass is...

West Oʻahu Happenings

Monthly Mental Health Moment – Psychotherapy

Clinical psychologists Dr. Steven Taketa and Dr. Analu Sing, with the Mental Health Clinic at UH West Oʻahu, will offer monthly mental health tips to students, faculty, and staff to cope through...

Class Act

Professor’s ‘Environmental Awareness in Hawai‘i’ article published in Political Science journal

Dr. Monique Mironesco, a professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu, published an article in the Journal of...

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