About OLA

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The University of Hawaiʻi's Online Learning Academy (OLA) provides FREE, one-on-one math and science tutoring, by highly-qualified college tutors, for all Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) students state-wide and even University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa and Community College Students. Students can log into our online tutoring room Monday through Friday, 1pm to 10pm and Sunday, 5pm to 10pm (effective August 3rd) for help with classwork and/or homework. We offer tutoring in the following subjects: pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, biology, chemistry, environmental science and physics.

Students can use OLA for math and science help in any of the following ways:

  • one-on-one math and science tutoring
  • high school and college math readiness
  • math placement exam prep
  • pre-college mentorship
  • vocabulary building
  • reading comprehension
  • content reinforcement
  • quiz or test review
  • assessment corrections
  • lab report assistance
  • homework help
  • science fair

Our Mission

Equity and access for all Hawaiʻi's students; Leveling the playing field by providing college mentors that are available to help all Hawaiʻi public K-12 & community college students increase math and science proficiency.

Our Tutors

The OLA hires undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa majoring in math- or science-related fields. All tutors undergo fingerprinting and background checks as part of the hiring process.

Meet Our Tutors