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The University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
system (formally the University
University
of Hawaiʻi and popularly known as U.H.) is a public, co-educational college and university system that confers associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees through three university campuses, seven community college campuses, an employment training center, three university centers, four education centers and various other research facilities distributed across six islands throughout the State of Hawaii
Hawaii
in the United States. All schools of the University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
system are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The U.H. system's main administrative offices are located on the property of the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
at Mānoa in Honolulu
Honolulu
CDP.[3][4][5]

Contents

1 Colleges and universities

1.1 Universities 1.2 Colleges 1.3 Community colleges 1.4 Professional schools 1.5 Research facilities 1.6 University
University
centers 1.7 Education centers

2 Board of Regents

2.1 Student regents

3 Notable alumni 4 Notable faculty 5 See also 6 Further reading 7 References 8 External links

Colleges and universities[edit] The University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
at Mānoa is the flagship institution of the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
system. It was founded as a land-grant college under the terms of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. It is well respected for its programs in Hawaiian/Pacific Studies, Astronomy, East Asian
East Asian
Languages and Literature, Asian Studies, Comparative Philosophy, Marine Science, Second Language Studies, along with Botany, Engineering, Ethnomusicology, Geophysics, Law, Business, Linguistics, Mathematics, and Medicine. The second-largest institution is the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
at Hilo on the "Big Island" of Hawaiʻi, with over 3,000 students. The smaller University
University
of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu in Kapolei
Kapolei
primarily serves students who reside on Honolulu's western and central suburban communities. The University
University
of Hawaiʻi Community College
College
system comprises four community colleges island campuses on O'ahu
O'ahu
and one each on Maui, Kauaʻi, and Hawaiʻi. The schools were created to improve accessibility of courses to more Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
residents and provide an affordable means of easing the transition from secondary school/high school to college for many students. University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
education centers are located in more remote areas of the State and its several islands, supporting rural communities via distance education. Universities[edit]

University
University
of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa University
University
of Hawaiʻi, Hilo University
University
of Hawaiʻi, West Oʻahu

Colleges[edit]

University
University
of Hawai'i Maui
Maui
College

Community colleges[edit]

Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
Community College
College
in Hilo Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
Community College
College
in Kailua Kona [6] Honolulu
Honolulu
Community College Kapiʻolani Community College Kauaʻi
Kauaʻi
Community College Leeward Community College Windward Community College

Professional schools[edit]

Daniel K. Inouye
Daniel K. Inouye
College
College
of Pharmacy School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology[7] John A. Burns School of Medicine William S. Richardson School of Law Shidler College
College
of Business

Research facilities[edit]

Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi East-West Center Haleakalā Observatory Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
Natural Energy Institute Institute for Astronomy Institute of Geophysics
Geophysics
and Planetology Institute of Marine Biology Lyon Arboretum Mauna Kea Observatory W. M. Keck Observatory Waikīkī Aquarium

University
University
centers[edit]

University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
Center West Hawaii University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
Center Kauai University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
Center Maui

Education centers[edit]

Molokaʻi Education Center Lānaʻi Education Center Hana Education Center Waiʻanae Education Center Lāhainā Education Center

Board of Regents[edit] In accordance with Article X, Section 6 of the Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
State Constitution, the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
system is governed by a Board of Regents, composed of 15 unpaid members who are nominated by a Regents Candidate Advisory Council, appointed by the governor, and confirmed by the state legislature. The Board oversees all aspects of governance for the university system, including its internal structure and management. The board also appoints, evaluates, and if necessary removes the President of the University
University
of Hawaiʻi.[8] Student regents[edit] The University's governing board includes a current student appointed by the Governor of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
to serve a two-year term as a full voting regent. The practice of appointing a student to the Board was approved by the Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
State Legislature in 1997. Notable alumni[edit] Main article: List of University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
alumni Alumni of the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
system include many notable persons in various walks of life. Senator Daniel Inouye
Daniel Inouye
and Tammy Duckworth both are veterans of the US military who were injured during in the line of duty then later entered government service. Bette Midler and Georgia Engel
Georgia Engel
are successful entertainers on the national stage. President Barack Obama's parents, Barack Obama, Sr., and S. Ann Dunham, and half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, also earned degrees from the Mānoa campus, where his parents met in a Russian language class. His mother earned three degrees from the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
including a Ph.D. in anthropology. Notable faculty[edit] Main article: List of University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
faculty The University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
system has had many faculty members of note. Many were visiting faculty or came after they won major awards like Nobel Laureate
Nobel Laureate
Dr. Georg von Békésy. Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi, principal investigator of the research group that developed a method of cloning from adult animal cells, is still on the faculty. See also[edit]

Hawaii
Hawaii
portal University
University
portal

University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
Marching Band

Further reading[edit]

Robert, Kamins (1998). Mālamalama: A History of the University
University
of Hawaiʻi.  David, Yount (1996). Who Runs The University? The Politics of Higher Education In Hawaiʻi, 1985-1992. 

References[edit]

^ As of FY2017 "2017 Endowment Report, University
University
of Hawai'i Foundation" (PDF). University
University
of Hawai‘I Foundation. Retrieved December 25, 2017.  ^ https://www.hawaii.edu/offices/eaur/graphicsstandards.pdf ^ Magin, Janis L. "Land deals could breathe new life into Mōʻiliʻili". Pacific Business
Business
News. Sunday July 1, 2007. Retrieved on October 5, 2011. "Dobelle at that time had even suggested moving the University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
system offices from the Mānoa campus to office space in Mōʻiliʻili, something the current administration is not actively considering." ^ "Office of the President". University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
System. Retrieved on October 5, 2011. "Office of the President; 2444 Dole Street; 202 Bachman Hall; Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawaii
96822" ^ "Office of the Board of Regents". University
University
of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi
System. Retrieved on October 5, 2011. "Executive Administrator and Secretary of the Board of Regents; 2444 Dole Street; Room 209, Bachman Hall; Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawaii
96822" ^ Hawaii
Hawaii
Community College
College
at Palamanui ^ " University
University
of Hawaii
Hawaii
- Ocean Engineering
Engineering
& Law
Law
Education". EduMaritime.com.  ^ "Description of Duties of the Board of Regents of the University
University
of Hawaiʻi". 9 August 2007. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 

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Schools and Departments

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