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Title IX is a landmark federal civil rights that prohibits sex discrimination in education. Members of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa community, guests and visitors have the right to be free from all forms of sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct, examples of which can include acts of sexual violence, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.

Title IX Policy: to ensure Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge Departments comply with Title IX and to support the strong commitment of UH to educating students, faculty, and staff about Title IX, all Faculty, GTA and Lecturers must include these two statements in their syllabi:

For more information regarding sex discrimination and gender-based violence, the University’s Title IX resources and the University’s Policy, Interim EP 1.204, go to: If you have a concern about sexual discrimination or gender-based violence involving yourself or other students, faculty, or staff, please contact the UH Mānoa Title IX Coordinator:

Dr. Dee Uwono, Director and Title IX Coordinator
Hawai`i Hall 124, 2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 956-2299, Email:

For KCHS You can also contact:
Lehua Nishimura, KCHS Academic Advisor
Kama 211E, 2645 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 956-0642, Email:

Hawaiʻinuiākea recognizes the inherent dignity of all individuals and promotes respect for all people. Sex discrimination and gender-based violence will NOT be tolerated. If you have been the victim of sex discrimination or gender-based violence, we encourage you to report this matter or contact a confidential advocate. As a faculty member, I am interested in promoting a safe and healthy educational environment, and should I learn of any sexual misconduct, I must report the matter to the Title IX Coordinator, who oversees the University’s centralized review, investigation, and resolution process for reports of sexual misconduct, and also coordinates the University’s compliance with Title IX. Although the Title IX Coordinator and I cannot guarantee confidentiality, you will still have options about how your case will be handled.

If you wish to remain ANONYMOUS, speak with someone CONFIDENTIALLY, or would like to receive information and support in a CONFIDENTIAL setting, please contact the confidential resources available here:

  • University Health Services Mānoa | 808.956.8965 | 1710 East-West Road
  • Counseling & Student Development Center | 808.956.7927 | 2600 Campus, Road QLCSS 312
  • Office of Gender Equity | 808.956.9977 | 2600 Campus Road, QLCSS 210
  • PAU Violence Program | 808.956.8059 | 2600 Campus Road, QLCSS 211

These are only a few of the many resources available. For a more comprehensive list, please see the Student Handbook and the following link:


Workplace Non-Violence Training (9:20:2016 QLC 412)


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