Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
Calendar 6-7
Undergraduate Education 8-
UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
Graduate Education 28-
Student Life 46-
Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid 59-
Degrees and Certificates 70-


Architecture 72-
Arts & Sciences, AMST-IT 77-
Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
Business Administration 176-
Engineering 208-
Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies 217-
Health Sciences and Social Welfare 226
Interdisciplinary Programs 227-
Law 234-
Medicine 237-
Nursing 256-
Ocean and Earth Science and Technology 267-
Outreach College 285-
Public Health 289-
ROTC Programs 293-
Social Work
Travel Industry Management 298-
Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources 304-
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units  478-


Overview 325
A - E 326-
F - N 379-
O - Z 427-


Administration 484-
Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
Faculty 486-
Emeriti Faculty 511-
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-


Appendix 528-
Glossary 533-
Campus Map

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Student Life

Hamilton Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7203

Sinclair Library
2425 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8308

Wong Audiovisual Center
(located in Sinclair Library)
Tel: (808) 956-8308

Computerized Learning and Information Center
(located in Sinclair Library)
Tel: (808) 956-8702

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library (housed in Hamilton and Sinclair Libraries) provides the largest collection of information and research materials in the state. More than 3 million volumes, including more than 27,000 currently received serial and periodical titles, make this the 48th largest library in the United States. Its online catalog provides access to other local and national indexes, specialized databases, and library catalogs throughout the nation.

Hamilton Library contains the main book, periodical, and microform collections. Separate components include Asia Collections; Special Collections (Hawaiian, Pacific, Rare Books, and Charlot Collections); Government Documents, Maps, and Microforms; Reference Center (humanities and social sciences-including business and education); and Science and Technology (including medicine). Librarians provide reference services, computerized information retrieval, research-paper consultation, and instruction in library use. The Interlibrary Loan service helps faculty and students obtain research material from off-campus sources. Graduate students may reserve lockers and private study carrels in Hamilton on a space-available basis.

Sinclair Library houses the Reserve Book Room, the Wong Audiovisual Center, the Computerized Learning and Information Center, and the Music Collection. Older bound periodicals are also housed in Sinclair.

The Wong Audiovisual Center in Sinclair Library offers a variety of media, services, and facilities that include a large collection of video and sound recordings, materials that may be purchased or reserved for classroom showings, a viewing room equipped with a large screen and seating for 40, and a reserve system for center and faculty software. 

Health Services

University Health Services Manoa
1710 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8965
(808) 956-6221 (Specialty Clinics-women's health, sports medicine, orthopedics, dermatology, physical therapy, nutritional counseling, and psychiatric services)
(808) 956-3574 (Health Education and Promotion/Student Educators Against AIDS)

University Health Services Manoa (UHSM) offers medical service and health education and promotion programs Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Overnight and weekend services are not provided. For clinic hours, appointments, or information, call UHSM.

Medical Clearance

Before enrolling at the University all new students must do the following:

1. Complete and return the Confidential Health Form;

2. Provide evidence of a tuberculin skin test and/or chest X-ray performed within one year of University enrollment, indicating the individual is free from active tuberculosis infection; and

3. Provide a completed immunization record, which includes proof of disease history or protection by two immunizations against measles.

General Medical Clinic

Physicians and nurses provide primary medical care for illness and injury. Services also include immunizations, travel counseling, allergy shots, and physical examinations. A clinical laboratory, x-ray facility, and pharmacy are available. UHSM assists the student in obtaining other specialized medical services in the community. Free, anonymous HIV testing is available by appointment.

Specialty Clinics

Specialty clinics include sports medicine, massage, orthopedics, dermatology, physical therapy, nutritional counseling, and psychiatric services. Please call for an appointment at (808) 956-6221.

Women's Health Clinic

Women's health and family planning services are offered by appointment. These include examinations, contraceptives, tests and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy tests, and education and counseling. For more information and an appointment, call the Women's Health Clinic at (808) 956-6221.


UHSM submits claims to insurance plans for services provided. Students are responsible for co-payments for visits and procedures. There are also modest charges for supplies and medications.

AIDS Resource Center-Student Educators Against AIDS (SEAA)

The AIDS Resource Center provides access to the latest information on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, policies, discrimination issues, and other resources. Health education programs are conducted using student peer-educators.

Health Education and Promotion

A variety of health education materials and information are available, including computerized health risks assessment and self-care programs. Nutritional counseling and cholesterol and blood pressure screening are also provided. Health educators are available to make presentations to groups on a wide range of health education and wellness topics.

Health Insurance

All students are strongly urged to purchase medical insurance. Non-immigrant foreign students are required to have insurance coverage. The University sponsors student health insurance plans with enrollment periods at the beginning of each semester. Contact UHSM for information on these plans.

Student Employment and Training Opportunities

UHSM provides training and experience for students interested in health professions. Paid employment opportunities are listed at the Student Employment and Cooperative Education office. Volunteers serve in peer education programs. Students also receive training from UHSM to fulfill academic requirements. Placements can be arranged for students in medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, and public health. Staff members also assist students doing research papers or special health projects.

Food Service

University Food Service Office
Campus Center 220A
2465 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-3663
(808) 956-8721
Fax: (808) 956-9671

Complete food service facilities, including a cafeteria, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, party and banquet facilities, and catering services are available in Campus Center. Paradise Palms Cafe near Hamilton Library serves la carte breakfasts, lunches, dinners and evening snacks. Manoa Garden in Hemenway Hall specializes in stir-fry, as well as sandwiches, salads, and other refreshments.

Packaged foods are available 24 hours a day through vending machines and satellite operations, located in the Business Administration Building, Hemenway Hall, Physical Science Building, Social Sciences Building, Spalding Hall, Moore Hall, Kuykendall Hall, and the Athletics Complex.

Students living in on-campus residence halls contract for meals from one of the required dining plans. The Hale Aloha resident dining hall provides meals to students on a dining plan. For more information and current charges, call the University Food Service Office.

Dining Plans

Sodexho Marriott Services offer a variety of dining plans for commuter students, faculty, and staff. Plans include options from 7 to 14 meals per week, which may be used at Hale Aloha dining hall. Block dining plans are available in 90, 120, 150, or 190 meals per semester. Both dining plans include retail points that may be used at other locations.

Additionally, the Marricard, a debit meal card, may be purchased by anyone in the University community at the University Food Service Office. The Marricard is good at all food service locations (except vending machines) and gives added value through a bonus account of up to 10 percent. Bonus credits are accepted at all Sodexho Marriott Services facilities except Kampus Korner, Hale Noelani Convenience Store, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut locations on campus. The Marricard cannot be used to purchase alcohol and tobacco products.

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