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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.

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.

Campus News & Events

West Oʻahu Happenings

Public Administration online program ranked sixth-best in nation

UH West Oʻahu’s Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA) degree has been named the sixth-best online degree program nationally by The...

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UH West Oʻahu’s Valente certified as scorer for VALUE Institute

UH West Oʻahu’s Director of Assessment, Evaluation, and Accreditation, Sharon A. Latkovich Valente, recently completed seven weeks of training and is now recognized as a...

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Jones elected to Council of National Science Teachers Association

Dr. Jones working with South African teachers during the summer of 2017. UH West Oʻahu Associate Professor of Science and Science Education Richard Jones has been elected to the...

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