Get a running start – earn college credit and gain admission into the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa today!

Hawai‘i high school students can earn college credits
at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa!

The Mānoa Academy is an innovative Statewide program for select Hawaiʻi high school juniors and seniors.

Eligible students have the opportunity to enroll in University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa courses and begin their pathway to a baccalaureate degree -- at little cost to them or their families.

Students will find new horizons opening for them through transformational experiences, civic engagement, global studies, and exposure to an internationally acclaimed research faculty.

Mānoa Academy courses are available in four ways:

  • Mānoa Academy: Online
  • Mānoa Academy: Running Start (on the UH Mānoa campus)
  • Mānoa Academy: in the High School (at partner high schools)
  • Mānoa Academy: Beijing (global experience of a lifetime)

Discover more about the Mānoa Academy and join us!

Denise Konan

For more information, contact:
Denise Konan
Dean, College of Social Sciences, UH Mānoa
Director, Mānoa Academy