Welcome to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa! Students, faculty and staff come from across the nation and the world to take advantage of our unique research opportunities, diverse campus community, nationally ranked Division I athletics program, and beautiful landscape. Consistently ranked “best value” among U.S. colleges and universities, our students receive a strong education at an affordable price.
With the help of this guide, we invite you to take a journey through our campus and learn about our programs, traditions, student life, and much more. We’re glad to welcome you to the UH Mānoa 'ohana!
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is one of the few universities that hold the distinction of being a land-, sea-, sun- and space grant research institution. It is known for its pioneering research in such fields as Astronomy, Cancer Research, Genetics, Linguistics, Oceanography, and Pacific Island and Asian area studies. Other recognized programs include Creative Media, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Law, Health and Medicine, International Business, Nursing, Tropical Agriculture and Urban Planning. In addition to these recognitions, what makes UH Mānoa a destination of choice is our unique sense of place. This is fostered by a vibrant Hawaiian culture, sense of responsibility, and our valuable location in the heart of the Pacific.