FACTOID # 29: 73.3% of America's gross operating surplus in motion picture and sound recording industries comes from California.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Seal of the University of Hawaiʻi System

Motto: Ma luna a'e o na lahui a pau ke ola o ke kanaka
(Hawaiian, "Above all nations is humanity")
Established 1907
Type: Public, Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant
Chancellor: Virginia Hinshaw
Undergraduates: 14,356
Postgraduates: 6,288
Location: Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
Campus: Urban, 320 acres (1.3 km²)
Nickname: (Rainbow*) Warriors (men)
(Rainbow*) Wahine (women)
Website: manoa.hawaii.edu
Entrance to UH Manoa Campus
Entrance to UH Manoa Campus
UH Campus
UH Campus
University of Hawaii, Upper Campus
University of Hawaii, Upper Campus

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is a public, co-educational university and is the flagship campus of the greater University of Hawaiʻi system. The school is located in Mānoa, an urban neighborhood community of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA, approximately three miles east and inland from downtown Honolulu and one mile from Ala Moana and Waikīkī. The campus occupies the eastern half of the mouth of the greater Mānoa Valley. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is governed by the Hawaiʻi State Legislature and a semi-autonomous Board of Regents, which in turn hires a president to be administrator. Image File history File links Mergefrom. ... This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States which have been designated by Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... The United States of America National Sea Grant College Program encourages wise stewardship of marine resources through research, education, outreach and technology transfer. ... The U.S. Congress established the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program in 1988. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... A local attraction at Mānoa is the farmers market at the Mānoa Marketplace. ... Honolulu as seen from the International Space Station Honolulu is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Hawai‘i. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... This article is about the University of Hawaii system. ... A local attraction at Mānoa is the farmers market at the Mānoa Marketplace. ... For the city and county of Honolulu, see City & County of Honolulu. ... Downtown Honolulu is the current and historic central part of Honolulu—bounded by Nu‘uanu Stream to the west, Ward Avenue to the east, Vineyard Boulevard to the north, and Honolulu Harbor to the south—situated within the larger Honolulu District. ... Ala Moana stretches from Honolulu Harbor to Waikīkī and is home to Ala Moana Center, once the largest shopping center in the United States and today the largest open air shopping center in the world. ... WaikÄ«kÄ« seen from the top of Diamond Head or LÄ“ahi. ... The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is one of six official academic bodies responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities, colleges, secondary and elementary schools in the United States and foreign institutions of American origin. ... Hawaii Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano speaks before a special session of the legislature on January 24, 2000. ...

Contents

History

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was founded in 1907 as a land grant college of agriculture and mechanical arts. In 1912 it was renamed the College of Hawaiʻi and moved to its present location. William Kwai Fong Yap petitioned the territorial legislature six years later for university status which lead to another renaming to the University of Hawai'i in 1920. This is also the founding year of the College of Arts and Sciences. Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are American institutions which have been designated by a Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1931 the Territorial Normal and Training School was absorbed into the university. It is now the College of Education. Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


College

Today the primary facet of the university consists of the four Colleges of Arts and Sciences: Arts and Humanities, Languages Literatures and Linguistics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. The college of agriculture and mechanical arts is now the college of tropical agriculture and human resources (CTAHR), one of the few agricultural colleges in the United States focused on tropical research. The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is also home to two of the most prominent professional schools in the state. The William S. Richardson School of Law and the John A. Burns School of Medicine are the only law and medical schools in Hawaiʻi, respectively. The Center for Hawaiian Studies provides 'excellence in the pursuit of knowledge concerning the Native people of Hawaiʻi' [1]. William S. Richardson School of Law was named after the first native Hawaiian chief justice of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. ... The John A. Burns School of Medicine is currently located at the Biomedical Sciences Building of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. ...


Together, the colleges of the university offer bachelor degrees in 87 fields of study, master degrees in 87 fields, doctoral degrees in 53 fields, first professional degrees in three fields, post-baccalaureate degrees in three fields, 29 undergraduate certification programs and 26 graduate certification programs. Total enrollment as of 2004 was 20,549 students, 14,251 of which are undergraduates. There are approximately fifteen students per instructor. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Ka Leo O Hawaiʻi

Ka Leo O Hawaiʻi is the student newspaper at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, founded in 1922 (as The Mirror). The Ka Leo is now printed three times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday), and weekly during the winter and summer breaks. Page length is normally 8 pages, tabloid format. Circulation is approximately 7,000. Beginning in the Fall 2007 semester the Ka Leo is now printed in full color. Ka Leo O Hawaii is the daily student newspaper at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, founded in 1922 (as the Mirror). ...


Diversity

According to the 2003 report of the Institutional Research Office, a plurality of students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are Caucasian making up twenty-four percent of the student body. Japanese Americans represent twenty percent, Chinese Americans represent nine percent, Filipino Americans represent eight percent as do native Hawaiians. Ten percent of the student body are racially mixed. Smaller populations of Pacific Islanders and other ethnic groups make up the remainder. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The term white American (often used interchangeably and incorrectly with Caucasian American[2] and within the United States simply white[3]) is an umbrella term that refers to people of European descent residing in the United States. ... Serving from 1999 to 2003, Army General Eric Shinseki of Hawaii became the first Asian American military chief of staff. ... A Chinese American is an American who is of ethnic Chinese descent. ... In 1998, Benjamin J. Cayetano became the first Filipino American (and second Asian American after Governor George R. Ariyoshi) to be elected state Governor of the United States. ... Native Hawaiians (in Hawaiian, kānaka ōiwi or kānaka maoli) are member[s] or descendant[s] of the indigenous Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands.[2] Native Hawaiians trace their ancestry back to the first Marquesan and Tahitian settlers of Hawaii (possibly as early as AD 400), before the...


Academics

Colleges and schools

University of Hawaii at Manoa has 19 schools and colleges, including the School of Architecture, College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Arts and Humanities, the Shidler College of Business, the College of Education, and the College of Engineering. The College of Business Administration was renamed the Shidler College of Business on September 6, 2006, after real estate executive Jay Shidler, an alumnus of the college, donated $25 million to the college. [1] The Shidler College of Business was established in 1949 and is the business school at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. ...


Student life

Places

Student organizations

Student government

  • Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (ASUH)
  • Graduate Student Organization

Off-campus

Athletics

Main articles: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and Hawaii Rainbow Wahine
See also: Hawaii Warriors football
The off-campus Aloha Stadium, situated off of Pearl Harbor in 'Aiea has been the home of Warrior Football since 1975.
The off-campus Aloha Stadium, situated off of Pearl Harbor in 'Aiea has been the home of Warrior Football since 1975.

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa competes in NCAA Division I, the only Hawaiʻi school to do so. In major sports, it competes in the Western Athletic Conference. In men's volleyball and women's water polo it competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, and the mens swimming and diving team have been invited the two last years to compete in the Conference USA Invitational meet. University of Hawaii Athletics Logo The University of HawaiÊ»i Warriors, University of HawaiÊ»i Rainbow Warriors, or University of HawaiÊ»i Rainbows are the team names of the mens sports programs at the University of HawaiÊ»i at Mānoa. ... University of Hawaii Athletics Logo Rainbow Wahine is the nickname applied to womens sports teams at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. ... City Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii Team Colors Green and Black Head Coach June Jones Home Stadium Aloha Stadium League/Conference affiliations No affiliation (1909-1911, 1915-1941) Division II Independent (1946-1960, 1962-1973) Division I-A Independent (1974-1978) Western Athletic Conference (1979-present) No team (1912-1914, 1942... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 1. ... Aloha Stadium is a stadium located in Aiea, Hawaii, Hawaii. ... This article is about the harbor in Hawaii. ... NCAA redirects here. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Western Athletic Conference (commonly referred to as the WAC, pronounced wack) was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAAs Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A). ... The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is a College Athletic Conference whose member teams are located in the western United States. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States. ...


The men's teams were formerly known as the Rainbow Warriors but in 2000, in response to complaints from the football program, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa athletics program allowed each sport to select their own team names. The current situation is rather confusing; various men's teams are called the Warriors, the Rainbow Warriors, or the Rainbows. The men's volleyball team chose the name Men of War, but that name proved to be unpopular and was replaced by the Warriors. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Warriors may refer to Warriors (book series) is a series of fantasy novels written by Kate Cary and Cherith Baldry, under the pen name Erin Hunter. ...


The women's teams are called the Rainbow Wahine. This name is often shortened to The Rainbows or The 'Bows. University of Hawaii Athletics Logo Rainbow Wahine is the nickname applied to womens sports teams at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. ...


The Warriors and Rainbow Wahine are most notable for their highly-ranked men's and women's basketball volleyball, baseball and football programs. The University also won the 2004 Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Championships. The women's volleyball program has won championships in 1982, 1983 and 1987. This article is about the sport. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... This article is about the sport. ... City Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii Team Colors Green and Black Head Coach June Jones Home Stadium Aloha Stadium League/Conference affiliations No affiliation (1909-1911, 1915-1941) Division II Independent (1946-1960, 1962-1973) Division I-A Independent (1974-1978) Western Athletic Conference (1979-present) No team (1912-1914, 1942... The ICSA National Championship Regatta is held once each year in May and is hosted by a member school of the Intercollegiate Sailing Association. ...


The principal sports venues are Aloha Stadium, Stan Sheriff Center, Les Murakami Stadium, Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium, and the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex. Aloha Stadium is a stadium located in Aiea, Hawaii, Hawaii. ... Stan Sheriff Center is a 10,300-seat multi-purpose arena in Honolulu. ... Les Murakami Stadium is the baseball stadium at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. ...


Chancellors

From 1986 to 2001, the President of the University of Hawaiʻi system also served as the Mānoa campus's chancellor. In 2001, the position of Chancellor was recreated by then-UH president Evan Dobelle after several years of discussion around the possible conflict of interest that might arise in this dual role (being the president of a University system while concurrently being the chancellor of a specific campus within the system). This article is about the University of Hawaii system. ... Evan Samuel Dobelle, President of the New England Board of Higher Education, is known for promoting higher-education investment in the Creative Economy, public-private partnerships, and the College Ready model that helps students graduate from high school and college. ...

  • Virginia Hinshaw 2007- current
  • Denise Konan 2005-2007
  • Peter Englert 2002-2005
  • Deane Neubauer 2001-2002 interim
  • University president 1986-2002

In 2002, Peter Englert became Chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. ... Dr. Albert Joseph Simone is the current president of the Rochester Institute of Technology. ...

Famous alumni & faculty

See University of Hawaiʻi page. Jean Charlots mural called Commencement is featured at Bachman Hall, the administrative center of the University of Hawai`i System. ...


Points of interest

The Lyon Arboretum is a 200-acre (80-hectare) botanical garden managed by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and located at the upper end of Mānoa Valley in Hawaiʻi. ...

External links

This article is about the University of Hawaii system. ... The Western Athletic Conference (commonly referred to as the WAC, pronounced wack) was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAAs Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A). ... Boise State University is a state university located near downtown Boise, the capital city of Idaho. ... This page is about the entire Boise State athletic department. ... The campus on a sunny day California State University, Fresno, commonly referred to as Fresno State, is one of the campuses of California State University, located at the northeast edge of Fresno, California, USA. The campus sits at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the San Joaquin... University of Hawaii Athletics Logo The University of Hawaiʻi Warriors, University of Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warriors, or University of Hawaiʻi Rainbows are the team names of the mens sports programs at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. ... University of Hawaii Athletics Logo Rainbow Wahine is the nickname applied to womens sports teams at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. ... The University of Idaho is the states prominent institution of higher learning, located in the rural city of Moscow in Latah County. ... The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in the city of Moscow in Latah County. ... Louisiana Tech University, located in Ruston, Louisiana is a coeducational public institution of higher learning with an approximate enrollment of 12,000 students. ... The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada or UNR) is a university located in Reno, Nevada, USA, and is known for its programs in agricultural research, journalism, animal biotechnology, and mining-related engineering and natural sciences. ... New Mexico State University, or NMSU, is a land-grant university that has its main campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico. ... New Mexico State University, or NMSU, is a land-grant university that has its main campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico. ... San José State University, commonly shortened to San José State and SJSU, is the founding campus of what became the California State University system. ... The San Jose State Spartans are the name of the athletic teams representing San Jose State University. ... Utah State University (USU) is a public land-grant university whose main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ... Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ...

  Results from FactBites:
 
The University of Hawaii, Manoa - NCAA Sports.com (798 words)
The university also seeks to contribute to the cultural heritage of the state of Hawaii and fulfill the needs of the state through a comprehensive array of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs.
University astronomers and physicists have made significant discoveries in outer space, including 11 additional moons around Jupiter, a brown dwarf star orbiting a nearby sun, and the nature and energy output of fl holes.
The university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
university: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (2793 words)
The first true university was the University of Bologna, founded in the 11th century; the first in northern Europe was the University of Paris, which served as a model for the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Heidelberg, and others.
A university is an institution of higher education and research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctorate) in a variety of subjects.
The first European medieval university was the University of Magnaura in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey), founded in 849 by the regent Bardas of emperor Michael III, followed by the University of Salerno (9th century), University of Bologna (1088) in Bologna, Italy, and the University of Paris (c.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m