The Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center's vision is to ensure a Hawaiian place of learning at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Kīpuka promotes Native Hawaiian student success through the provision of culturally appropriate and responsive student support services and activities; supports the academic development and success of Native Hawaiians by promoting learning environments that are culturally responsive and appropriate; and implements community and cultural programs to increase educational opportunities for Native Hawaiians within Hawaiian and Pacific communities.



Associate Director

Technology Support

Staff Member

Affiliated Staff (Mōkaulele Project)

Affiliated Staff (Nā Pua Noʻeau)

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