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As the chief academic officer of the campus, the Provost is responsible for ensuring the success of UH Mānoa students, faculty, and staff across education, research, scholarship, service, and outreach.

Mānoa to be online for first two weeks of spring semester.

Read Provost Bruno’s message about campus plans for Spring 2022.

UH Mānoa Planning for Post-Pandemic Hawaiʻi.


The Office of the Provost serves as the home for innovative initiatives that cross the boundaries of education, research, student affairs, and outreach. Current initiatives include the following.

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Post-Pandemic Budget Planning

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a fiscal crisis for the State and for the UH System. To address this, every UH Mānoa unit developed plans to enhance opportunities for program and revenue growth and to address Hawaiʻi’s most urgent needs. Keep track of our progress on the Post-Pandemic Budget Planning website.

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WASC Accreditation

Mahalo for participating in the WASC review! From the hard work of the steering committee to the tremendous campus-wide participation in the visit, the review team was impressed by the high-level of engagement. Read the WASC Team Report and learn more about the next steps on the WASC Reaffirmation website.

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Commission on Racism & Bias

The Commission is charged with examining how we have responded to racism and bias at UH Mānoa and proposing ways to move forward together by approaching issues in an honest, open and rigorous manner, drawing from multiple perspectives, while leveraging existing resources and ongoing campus-wide initiatives.

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The Center for MICROBIOME Analysis through Island Knowledge & Investigation (C-MĀIKI) performs cutting-edge microbiome research by leveraging the ecology, geography and cultures of Hawaiʻi to better understand and model microbiome dynamics.

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Institute for Sustainability & Resilience

ISR provides a campus-wide focus for instructional, research and outreach programs relating to sustainability and resilience in Hawaiʻi, as lessons from our islands can help provide global solutions.

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Strategic Investment Initiative

The Strategic Investment Initiative is designed to increase cross-unit and cross-disciplinary collaboration in strategic areas that, with start-up funding, have a strong possibility for success in building on our strengths while addressing challenges.

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