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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

2015 Award Recipients


Per David Lassner's announcemnt on UH's commitment to provide a safe, nonviolent and non-discriminatory community for students, faculty, staff, and visitors across the 10 UH campuses and our community based learning centers, please click here for the Title IX and The Office of Institutional Equity website.

New Faculty!
We hope your semester is progressing well! Click here for our New Faculty Resources page!

2015-16 New Faculty Campus &
Community Guide!
booklet version - page version

Sakamaki Innovation Zone

The Sakamaki Innovation Zone is in full swing this spring semester! Interested in teaching in one of the innovative classrooms? Click here for the website and information on how to request a room for spring semester.

2015 Faculty Honors & Awards - UH Manoa

UH Mānoa recognized its finest faculty, staff and students with various teaching, research and service awards on May 5 at its 2015 Mānoa Awards Ceremony at Kennedy Theatre. Chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman and campus leadership were joined by the awardees and their students, colleagues, family and friends to celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals.

Awards Ceremony Video

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