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A message from Abigail Huliganga Hurgo
Associate Director of Admissions - Recruitment

Aloha prospective students, parents, 'ohana, and school counselors! The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa admission counselors are a team of professionals focused on helping prospective undergraduate students, families, and school counselors through the college admissions process. Our admission counselors are assigned to specific territories locally, nationally, and abroad. Your admission counselor would love to get to know you.


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Jose Magno

Admissions Counselor
Freshmen
Regions: Hawai'i
Email: josemagn@hawaii.edu

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Justin Lau

Admissions Counselor & Scholarship Coordinator
Freshmen
Regions: (Mountain Time Zone) Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming (Central Time Zone) Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin
Email: justinla@hawaii.edu

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Moto Tomita

Regional Director for International Recruitment
Freshmen and Transfer
Regions: International, U.S. Territories, & Pacific Islands
Email: mtomita9@hawaii.edu

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Kayden Iwasaki

Admissions Counselor
Freshmen
Regions: Alaska, Northern California, (Pacific Timezone) Washington, Oregon, Nevada
Email: kaydeni@hawaii.edu

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Kristen McCormack

Admissions Counselor
Freshmen
Regions: Southern California, (Eastern Timezone) Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania,  Rhode Island,  South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C, West Virginia
Email: kmcc3@hawaii.edu

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Jo-Ann Payongayong

Admissions Specialist
Transfer
Regions: In-State (Hawaii) & Out-Of-State
Email: manoa.admissions@hawaii.edu

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Tracyn Nagata

Welcome Center and Campus Tour Coordinator
Email: tsnagata@hawaii.edu

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Kaitlin Tilitile

Welcome Center Counselor
Email: tilitile@hawaii.edu

Looking for Graduate Admissions assistance? Our UH Mānoa Graduate Division would love to assist you. Please contact gradss@hawaii.edu.