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Azure Lwin-Maluo, MSW

Gartley Hall Rm. 001B
Phone : 808.956.6237
Fax: 808.956.5964

Biographical Narrative

Azure Lwin-Maluo, MSW, is an Instructor at the school, as well as the coordinator for the Hawaii Child Welfare Education Collaboration (HCWEC) program. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Hawaii – West Oahu, and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii – Manoa, with a concentration in Child Welfare. She is a proud alum of the HCWEC program and worked with the State of Hawaii, Child Welfare Services as a Child/Adult Protective Specialist (C/APS). Prior to joining the Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, Azure worked at the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group (HPMG), where she managed internal and external strategic and learning events in the areas of Learning and Development, Leadership Development, Onboarding, Health and Wellness, Clinician Patient Communication, and Equity, Inclusion & Diversity.


Master of Social Work, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Concentration in Child & Family

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, University of Hawaii West Oahu

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Hawaii West Oahu

Research Interests

  • Child Welfare
  • Field Education/Experiential Learning
  • Organizational Culture & Change
  • Leadership
  • Indigenous Education, Reconciliation & Decolonization


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