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Undergraduate Programs Information

Major or minor in Asian Studies.

Graduate Programs Information

Including: Master of Arts in Asian Studies, Master’s in Asian International Affairs, and Graduate Certificates in Asian Studies.

Student Testimonials

Christina Geisse

The Asian Studies Program was incredible because most professors were undertaking their own research, passionate about their subject of study, and enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge with students. It felt fresh and profound at the same time. Inspiring! 

Christina Geisse
Kim Sluchansky

I was able to delve deep and focus on the areas of Asian Studies that truly interested me, and therefore gained a much more thorough and developed understanding of my fields of interest, which are applicable to my current career path. Also, the professors are extremely helpful and want their students to succeed. They were very supportive both while I was at UH and after I graduated.

Lonny Carlile Lecture, Sept. 30 2014

LCarlile- Center for Okinawan Studies Lecture Series Final Lecture Series “RESIDUAL SOVEREIGNTY IN PRACTICE:  Japanese Law and Government  in the US-Administered Okinawa, 1952-1972” The term “residual sovereignty” has been used to describe Japan’s claim on what is now Okinawa Prefecture…

Anna Stirr and Colleagues Receive CCKF Collaborative Grant

Anna Stirr, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, along with colleagues Hsin-Chun Tasaw Lu (Academia Sinica), Tsan-Huang Tsai (Australian National University), and Nomi Dave (University of Virginia), has been awarded a Collaborative Research Grant from the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation. The three-year…

Fall 2014 Courses

For our course offerings in Asian Studies for Fall semester 2014, please visit the Registrar's Class Availability website here.

Summer 2014 Courses

We are happy to offer a number of courses in Asian Studies this summer, through UH Manoa's Outreach College. Please check out our summer offerings in Asian Studies here.

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