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Serve in student government and make a difference


The Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu is searching for students to serve. Photo is from a 2019 campus event. Image courtesy of UHWO Staff

University of Hawai‘i–West O‘ahu students are encouraged to serve, lead, and make a difference in student government!

The Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i–West O‘ahu (ASUHWO) Senate announced that General Elections applications are now being accepted for students interested in serving on the 12th Senate for next academic year, 2023 to 2024. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, April 3, by 6 p.m.

ASUHWO is seeking everyday students who are interested in making a difference at the university, wanting to develop transferable leadership skills for the workforce, and working to advocate to campus administration and community leaders in addressing student concerns. The student voice is important in all university affairs.

All positions are open:

Executive positions

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Senator positions

  • Freshmen Class Senator
  • Sophomore Class Senator
  • Junior Class Senator
  • Senior Class Senator
  • Business Administration Senator
  • Creative Media Senator
  • Education Senator
  • Humanities Senator
  • Math, Health and Sciences Senator
  • Public Administration Senator
  • Social Sciences Senator
  • Hawaiʻi Island Distance Education Senator
  • Kaua’i Island Distance Education Senator
  • Maui (Maui-Molokai-Lanai) County Distance Education Senator

Ambassador positions

  • Student Caucus Delegate (2)

For a description of positions, review Constitution and By-laws via the ASUHWO website:

Elections calendar timeline:

  • Deadline to submit application: Monday, April 3, by 6 p.m.
  • Mandatory candidate orientation sessions: Tuesday, April 4, through Thursday, April 6
  • Public listing of candidates: Monday, April 10
  • Campaigning: Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 21
  • Online elections: Monday, April 24, through Friday, April 28
  • Unofficial results published: Monday, May 1
  • Elections’ results ratification at senate meeting: Monday, May 8

For more information, please email UH West O‘ahu Director of Student Life Rouel Velasco at