Hawaiʻi Moku Honu is sponsored by the Mōkaulele Program, Office of the Chancellors of University of Hawai`i at Hilo and Hawai`i Community College. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Title III Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions Grant.


  • Build capacity through leadership development, community engagement and Hawaiian culture and language.
  • Bridge generations and bring communities together.
  • Gain access to resources on indigenous lifestyles and worldview.
  • Enroll in a credit-bearing University course via UH Hilo.


If you are interested to invest further in leadership development, community engagement, and Hawaiian language and culture, see below to download a form-fillable admissions application and the Residency Declaration Form. Please refer to our demo application packet (also below), which was mailed to you. Use this file as a guide while filling out your application as it is critical that we get as much information as possible. All documents, including your application, needs to be downloaded and sent to dudoitd@hawaii.edu through our UH File Drop. Instructions are listed below.

Follow steps below:

  1. Review Demo Packet

  2. Download and Fill Out Admissions Application and Residency Declaration Form:
    Residency Declaration Form

  3. Send in Documents via UH File Drop:
    • Click on link
    • Log in as a "Non-UH" user using your name and personal e-mail
    • Insert dudoitd@hawaii.edu as recipient
    • Check "Require Authentification" box
    • Enter "7-days" as the expiration time
    • Download filled out application, residency form, copy of birth certificate, and submit

  4. The admissions office will review your application and register you into HWST 13846. When accepted into the university, you will be notified to create a University of Hawaiʻi user ID and password. Once your user ID and password is created, you may log on to laulima.hawaii.edu where you receive further online instruction for the course.


Community Engagement Facilitator (UHH/HawCC)

Academic Support (HawCC)

Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
Director Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center (UHH)

Director of Hawaiian Culture and Protocols Engagement (UHH/HawCC)









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