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Faculty Honors & Awards Convocation
Pays tribute to the importance that students, faculty and administrators place on quality teaching and research at UHM.

New Faculty Orientation
welcomes new faculty to the UH Manoa campus each semester.
New Faculty Orientation

Faculty Awards Convocation


Each year the University honors members of the faculty and staff who have demonstrated excellence in their teaching, research and community service. OFDAS coordinates the selection of Board of Regents, Chancellor Citation, and Clopton awardees and has pioneered the development of a quantitative screening and qualitative peer review procedure.

Awards Information

2014 Award Recipients


Welcome New Faculty!
Mānoa Bookstore’s New Faculty Reception
4:30-6:00 pm Wed., Aug. 20

For one night only, new faculty and friends may enjoy 15% off their entire purchase at Mānoa Bookstore!* Come to the bookstore on August 20 to meet and greet over refreshments, plus enter to win a grand prize exclusive to new faculty. The New Faculty Reception will introduce you to the bookstore’s resources such as educational pricing on new computers, departmental supplies, copying & printing services, textbook rentals, and official University of Hawai‘i merchandise. Find Mānoa Bookstore inside UH Mānoa Campus Center, next to the new Warrior Recreation Center or online at www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/manoa.

*some restrictions may apply.


This blog provides information, resources, and support for faculty interested in teaching with technology, distance education, and in innovative classrooms.


eCAFE [electronic course & faculty evaluation]

eCAFE is a campus-wide evaluation option for understanding how courses and instructions are perceived on the Mānoa campus, for assisting faculty gathering evidence of course and student satisfaction, and for eliciting student suggestions on developing a better course.


The Center for Teaching Excellence focuses on creating successful teaching and learning environments, while the Faculty Mentoring Program's focus is on professional development related to successful renewal, promotion and tenure processes for UH-Manoa faculty. The Center for Instructional Support provides support for instruction through technology and technology-related resources.
Center for Teaching ExcellenceFaculty Mentoring ProgramCenter for Instructional Support

Mid-semester evaluation Service

Diagnostic Instructional Feedback Service is offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence and include small group instructional diagnosis, classroom observation, online course evaluation, and pencil and paper. These services reexamine & revitalize teaching strategies.
Mid-semester Evaluation