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Monday, August 21, 2017
3:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Campus Center, Kuykendall Lawn and Legacy Path

The Mānoa campus is hosting an inaugural kick-off event for the 2017-2018 academic year. Beat the school traffic jam and join us for some great food, activities, and FUN! This event is open to the entire campus community and will focus on our new incoming students. All are welcome!

  • Free parking in the lower campus parking structure from 3:00 P.M. with remittance of printed parking pass
  • Wear green and white
  • Wear UH logo gear to be eligible to win a prize
  • Special prizes for new students

Let's come together to connect with one another and our beautiful Mānoa Valley as we begin our school year!


3:00 P.M.  -   FREE parking in the Lower Campus Parking Structure

3:30 P.M.  -   Tuahine Serenaders & Resource Fair is OPEN!

4:00 P.M.  -   Kick-off welcome with emcee Billy V, Interim Chancellor David Lassner, Alumna Lacy Deniz, Football Coach Nick Rolovich, Assistant Volleyball Coach Angelica Ljungqvist, student Bailey Carlson, PRIZE giveaways, and more!!

4:40 P.M.  -   Music Entertainment by KTUH DJ Mermaid & MORE prizes

5:30 P.M.  -   Get ready for the upcoming games by learning the FIGHT SONG led by our own UH band and cheerleaders! AND the BIG PRIZE giveaway, must be present to win!

6:00 P.M.  -   Closing

7:00 P.M.  -   Mānoa Dining Services food passport closes

students on campus
parking pass flyer


Free Event Parking!

Monday, August 21, 2017 - Lower Campus Parking Structure starting from 3:00 P.M.

This flyer must be PRINTED and PRESENTED to the Lower Campus Parking Structure Entrance Kiosk Attendant.  (No mobile passes will be accepted.)


students on campus


Free drinks and samples | Tent at Legacy Path

Da Spot
Food Truck at Legacy Path

Dominos Pizza
$2 pizza slice & water | Tent at Legacy Path

Food Services | Beancounter
Coupons and giveaways | Tent at Legacy Path

Honolulu Gourmet
Tent at Legacy Path

India Café
$5 curry bowl | Tent at Legacy Path

Jamba Juice
Open until 6:00 P.M. | Campus Center

Tent at Legacy Path

Le Crepe
$5 Crepe Special | Tent at Legacy Path

Mānoa Dining Services
Meal plan students will receive one (1) food passport for the four (4) food stations (equal to one meal swipe). For non-meal plan holders, passports available for $10. Open until 7:00 P.M. | Tents at Campus Center

Panda Express
Free prepacked orange chicken samples | Tent at Legacy Path

Serg’s Mexican Kitchen
Food Truck at Legacy Path

Open until 10:00 P.M. | Campus Center

Uahi Island Grill
Food Truck at Legacy Path


Participating Offices | Departments | Units | Organizations:


Advising Center for the Colleges of AH/LLL
Advocacy Office
Air Force ROTC
Alpha Phi Omega
American Society of Civil Engineers @ Mānoa
Asian Studies
Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi (ASUH)
Athletics Department
Athletics Department | Mānoa Maniacs
Campus Center Board
Center for Interpretation & Translation Studies (CITS)
Chi Epsilon
College of Education | Master of Education in Teaching
College of Education | Office of Student Academic Services (OSAS)
College of Natural Sciences
College of Social Sciences
Counseling and Student Development Center

CTAHR | Academic and Student Affairs Office
CTAHR | Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS): Fashion Design and Merchandising (FDM) & Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)
CTAHR | Horticulture Society
CTAHR | Natural Resource and Environmental Management (NREM)
CTAHR | Student Organic Farm Training (SOFT)
CTAHR | Tropical Plant & Soil Sciences Department
CTAHR | Tropical Plant & Soil Sciences Graduate Student Organization
Dental Hygiene
EALL Chinese Language Flagship
Enrollment Management | Financial Aid Services
Enrollment Management | Office of Admissions
Enrollment Management | Office of the Registrar
Ethnic Studies
General Education Office
Golden Key International Honour Society
Graduate Student Organization (GSO)


Hawaiinuiakea | Hawaiian Studies and Hawaiian Language
Hawaiinuiakea | Native Hawaiian Student Services
Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)
HELP Program, Department of Second Language Studies
iMua Club
Information and Computer Sciences Department
Interdisciplinary Studies, Undergraduate Education
JABSOM | Admissions and Imi Hoʻola Program
JABSOM | Medical Technology Department
JABSOM | Office of Admissions
KOKUA Connection
KOKUA Program
Kuaʻana Native Hawaiian Student Development Services
Learning Assistance Center
LGBTQ+ Center

Mānoa Advising Center (MAC)
Mānoa Career Center
Mānoa Dining Services | Meal Plans & Dining Dollars Information Table
Mathematics Department
Matsunaga Institute for Peace
Office of Civic and Community Engagement | Financial Literacy Program
Office of Graduate Education
Office of Judicial Affairs
Office of Title IX
Office of Veteran Student Services
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Students
Online Learning Academy
Outreach College | International Programs
Outreach College | Summer Sessions


Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship
PAU Violence Program
Philosophy Department
Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center
School of Architecture
School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology (SOEST)
School of Social Work Department
School of Social Work | Center on Aging
School of Social Work | Office of Public Health Studies
Second Language Studies
Shidler College of Business/Office of Student Academic Services
Special Education | Student Council for Exceptional Children | Best Buddies UH-M Chapter

Student Media | Ka Leo o Hawaiʻi
Student Media | KTUH
Student Media | UH Productions
Student Parents At Mānoa (SP@M)
Study Abroad Center
Theatre & Dance Department
Travel Industry Management
University Health Services Mānoa | Nurses Station and First Aid
University Health Services Mānoa | Health Promotion
Urban and Regional Planning Department
Warrior Recreation Center
Welina Mānoa Information Table


Mānoa Now App

Download the Mānoa Now app (available on August 18th on the Apple App Store or get it on Google Play), brought to you by Ka Leo, for up-to-date information about Welina Mānoa and what is going on at campus! You will be entered to win an Echo Dot or a $25 dining dollars gift card just by downloading!**

Visit the Ka Leo table for more information!

Success Passport

Visit 25 tables, get a stamp in each box, return the passport to the Welina Mānoa information table to be entered to win a UH Mānoa T-Shirt, Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera, Oakley Black cozies, and more!**

Show your School Spirit

Kick-off the school year in your favorite UH t-shirt! Visit the Welina Mānoa information table to be entered to win a UH Mānoa T-Shirt, a gift certificate to the Pagoda Floating Restaurant, Stance socks, and more!**

students at uhm
Download the best outfit contest ad (PDF)


Echo Dot
iPad Air2
Beats Solo2 Headphones
Oakley Sunglasses
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
Stance Socks
Oakley Black Cozies
$25 Dining Dollars Gift Card
Pagoda Floating Restaurant Gift Certificate
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa T-Shirt

**Must be present to win!

Special thanks to the UHM Bookstore, Office of Admissions, Mānoa Dining Services, Student Housing Services, Ka Leo, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Students!


Dress in your best UH or Rainbow Warrior outfit and enter to win the "I GOT SPIRIT" contest!**

Register to participate in the contest at the Welina Mānoa Information Table located in front of the Warrior Rec Center by 5:00 PM on event day. Contest will be held at approximately 5:30 PM.

Prizes include:

Apple iPad Air2 (1st prize)
Beats Solo2 headphones (2nd prize)
Oakley sunglasses (3rd prize)

Winners will be determined by audience applause/response.

Mānoa Madness—Tricycle Race

Sign up for the Mānoa Madness tricycle race to compete against and with your friends! Spaces are LIMITED, but all who participate will receive a FREE T-SHIRT. Winners of the entire BRACKET will receive a prize!**

Sign up at the Athletics table on Kuykendall Lawn!

students jumping
Download the welcome event coupon (PDF)