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Prevention, Awareness, Understanding
Violence Program

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Welcome to the PAU (Prevention, Awareness & Understanding) Violence Program. Our staff is available to provide assistance and student support during regular business hours. Due to COVID-19, our physical offices in QLC 211 are temporarily closed, so in-person drop-in services and lounge use are currently not available, but staff can be reached via email (, telephone (808-956-4392) for questions or to schedule an appointment. All appointments will be conducted via telephone or online. Even though our doors are closed, we are here for you!

If you are a student experiencing sex discrimination and/or gender-based violence (including sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, and sexual assault) please reach out to the Office of Institutional Equity's UH Confidential Advocate, Leslie Cabingabang, by calling (808) 341-4952 or email her at

Please contact the UH Mānoa Title IX Office at or visit for further information.

The PAU Violence Program continues to provide: prevention, awareness education, and training programs.

For PAU Violence Program updates, please visit this website or our Instagram page @pauviolence.

pau: done, finish, end;
P: Prevention A: Awareness U: Understanding Violence, University of Hawaiʻi

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PAU’s Mission

The Prevention, Awareness and Understanding (PAU - the Hawaiian word for end or finish) Violence Program exists to inspire, educate, and empower students and campus communities to build safe living-learning environments, end interpersonal violence, and encourage holistic well-being in ways that are supportive, collaborative, student-centered, and strengths-based.

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