TRIO Mānoa provides one-on-one academic advising, as well as personal and career information. The students at TRIO Mānoa will meet with experienced advisors at least 1 time per semester.

The office is located in room 114 Krauss Hall, across the street from Richardson Law School library. Appointments can be made via STAR Balance.

  • Students must be accepted to TRIO Manoa to schedule an appt.
  • Under Academic Advising, select Trio Manoa.

Leilani Takeuchi Harjati, Director and Academic Advisor

Leilani Takeuchi Harjati is a proud first-generation college graduate and 3x UH Mānoa alum. Prior to joining SSS, Leilani was an academic advisor at the Mānoa Advising Center for Exploratory Students (MAC), coordinator of UH Mānoa’s First Year Programs, and a member of the Healthy Hawaii Initiative Evaluation Team in the Office of Public Health Studies. She believes in the power of peer mentoring and is a founding member of the Mānoa Peer Advisors Program and the Financial Literacy Peer Educator Program.

Lynn Koyamatsu, Academic Advisor

Lynn is an Advisor for the Office of Undergraduate Education, Student Support Services at UH Mānoa.  Lynn has served as an advisor for 16 years.  She previously worked in other Student Services Offices at UH Mānoa, Windward CC, and Honolulu CC.