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Where Are They Now?

Between 2004-2013, more than 230 students have earned an Honors Degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Honors graduates have gone on to find success in many different professions, as varied as contract archaeologists, language instructors, and teachers. Many of our graduates choose to travel the world, pursuing graduate studies and professional careers. We are proud of them all.


  • the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)
  • Hawaii Department of Education
  • Teacher for America
  • AmeriCorps
  • the Singapore Tourist Board
  • Orincon Defense
  • the San Jose Mercury News
  • the Star Advertiser
  • Newsday
  • Honolulu Magazine
  • the Honolulu Symphony
  • Pacific Biomedical Research Center
  • the Hawaii Cancer Center
  • Straub Clinic
  • Kaiser Permanente

Graduate Study

  • Argosy University (Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology)
  • Chaminade University
  • Claremont (Graduate School in English)
  • Cornell University (Graduate Program in Agriculture and Bio-Engineering)
  • Harvard University (Law School, Medical School)
  • Johns Hopkins (Graduate Program in Biology)
  • Massey University (College of Veterinary Medicine)
  • Mt. Sinai (Medical School)
  • Ohio State University (Law School)
  • Pace University
  • Purdue University (Graduate Program in Microbiology)
  • San Diego State University (Graduate Program in Geography)
  • Seattle University (Law School)
  • Seyton Hall (School of Law)
  • UC Berkeley (Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering)
  • UCLA (Graduate School in Biomedical Sciences)
  • UC Riverside (Graduate Schools in English)
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Cruz (Graduate Program in Chemical Oceanography)
  • University of Arizona (School of Education, Rehabilitation)
  • University of Colorado (Graduate School in Health Sciences)
  • University of North Carolina (Graduate Program in Toxicology)
  • University of Southern California (Film School)
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison (Graduate Program in Physics)
  • Yale University (Graduate School of Pharmacology and Molecular Medicine, Law School)

World Travel

Honors students are also attending post-baccalaureate programs in Australia, the University of New South Wales Graduate Program in Epidemiology, and the University of Queensland Graduate Program in Human Nutrition. Another Honors student is attending the Torah Program at the Institute of Jewish Studies, Pardes University in Jerusalem.

UH Manoa

That accomplishment is in addition to the many other Honors students who have enrolled in post-baccalaureate programs in Manoa, including several in both the John A. Burns School of Medicine and the William S. Richardson School of Law as well as graduate programs in Clinical Psychology, Education, Educational Technology, English, History, Information/Computer Science, Microbiology, Oceanography, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, and Spanish.