University of Hawaii - Manoa 夏威夷大學 - 馬諾阿主校 (夏威夷 HI)


The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UH Manoa) is the flagship of the 10 UH campuses. Mānoa offers hundreds of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees; strong research programs; and nationally ranked NCAA Division I athletics.

Top-25 programs include environmental law, eastern philosophy, international business, second language studies and athletics.

The campus in the Mānoa Valley is in the Honolulu neighborhood just minutes from Waikīkī and other Oʻahu attractions.


UH Manoa - classroom


The Basics
Setting City urban
School Type Public 4-Year State University
Housing Dorm and off campus housing (special offer for Litz Student)
Popular Subjects Accounting, Hotel Management, Creative Media, Botany, Nursing
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General Information
Location Honolulu
Year Founded 1907
Level Offered Bachelor, Master & PhD
Enrollment ~20,000
International not many

School of Travel Industry Management (TIM)

Undergraduate Program - TIM offers two areas of emphasis within the BS program.

Hospitality Management

Students will study the relationship of the various constituencies (customer, owner, staff) in the management and operation of hospitality businesses, including lodging and food service establishments, as well as event management enterprises.

Courses in this area cover the following areas: management of hotel and food & beverage establishments; food quality management; hospitality financial control; events management; principles of sales and marketing hotels and resorts with a focus on public relations; advertising, pricing, and yield management; operating a commercial food-service facility either as a freestanding operation or as a part of a hotel, club, entertainment/recreation complex, or institution; resort development and management of hotel facilities and design; resort development and management and quantity/quality of food productions.

Tourism/Transportation Management

This emphasis focuses on strategic issues related to the tourism and transportation industries.

Tourism management courses cover destination management; travel distribution systems; marketing and management principles within specific types of businesses, geography, and socio-cultural aspects of tourism; and sustainable tourism, cultural heritage, and destination management by cultural values. In transportation management courses, students will gain an understanding of the characteristics and importance of transportation systems (both domestic and international); major transportation modes; government, promotional, and regulatory activities in U.S. transportation; the role of transportation in tourism; the transportation systems that impact the economics of both Hawai'i and the U.S.; supply chain management; and the management of firms in various transportation modes. Course topics include government regulation and promotion, distribution and industry trends; tourist-related transportation systems, surface passenger transportation systems, and air transportation and the cruise business.

For information on a Bachelor Degree Program Sheet, go to

Academy for Creative Media (ACMS)

ACM offers a core curriculum and electives in three tracks: Digital Cinema, Computer Animation, and Critical Studies. To insure that students in the Bachelor of Arts program satisfy ACM learning objectives in Critical Thinking, Writing, History & Aesthetics, Technical Skills of Digital Story Telling, Creativity, and Responsibility,.

Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology

The Department supports the interdisciplinary nature of modern biomedical research. The Biochemistry involves the study of the chemistry and physics of living systems and is fundamental to the understanding of many of the disciplines of medical, biological, and agricultural sciences.


The Shidler College of Business School of Accountancy (SOA) offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in Accounting. Most of the first two years is spent in meeting general education requirements for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. During the last two years, roughly one year is devoted to a broad business education; and another year is devoted to coursework in Accounting.

The purpose of the undergraduate accounting major is to provide students with a solid educational foundation for entry into a wide range of accounting careers, and prepare students to pursue graduate or advanced professional education. The accounting profession may be divided into two major segments: public accounting and other accounting jobs.

School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene (SONDH)

The School provides instructional, clinical and research activities to enhance the health and care of diverse populations in the State of Hawai‘i and the Asia-Pacific region.  More -


Main buildings:

Hawai‘i Hall & Dean Hall - Administration

Gartley Hall - School of Social Work

George Hall - Communicology, Travel Industry Management, Ethnic Studies

Kuykendall Hall - English Department, Writing Center

Webster Hall - School of Nursing

Art Building - also houses large lecture hall

Crawford Hall: Academy for Creative Media, Journalism, Communication

Saunders Hall: Anthropology, Urban & Regional Planning, Political Science, , Sociology, Economics

2xHale Aloha Towers – Students housing

Hemenway Hall - Ba-Le Restaurant, Dental Hygiene Clinic, Kā Leo O Hawai‘i Student