University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu

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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

Spotlight

New series, Student Support Spotlight, launches with focus on Advising

Welcome to a new series that highlights the services the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu offers to help our students succeed. Student Support Spotlight will profile the...

West Oʻahu Happenings

UH West Oʻahu awarded $780K grant from Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu $780,000 for its efforts to create threat assessment and management teams, and...

West Oʻahu Happenings

Sustaining STEM success among Native Hawaiian students

A new summer bridge program for high school students and a teaching strategy workshop for educators are among the continued efforts of an initiative designed to promote the success of Native...

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