UH Mānoa Nondiscrimination Policy

UH Mānoa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, national guard absence, status as a covered veteran, and domestic or sexual violence victim status (includes stalking and dating violence). This policy covers admission and access to, and participation, treatment, and employment in UH Mānoa's programs, activities, and services. With regard to employment, UH Mānoa is committed to equal opportunity in all personnel actions such as recruitment, hiring, promotion, and compensation. Sexual harassment and other forms of discriminatory harassment are prohibited under the UH Systemwide policy.

UH Mānoa strives to promote full realization of equal opportunity through a positive, continuing affirmative action program in compliance with federal Executive Order 11246. The program includes measuring performance against specific annual hiring goals, monitoring progress, and reporting on good faith efforts and results in annual affirmative action plan reports. As a government contractor, UH Mānoa is committed to an affirmative policy of hiring and advancing in employment qualified persons with disabilities and covered veterans. For information on equal opportunity policies or complaint procedures for the UH Mānoa campus, contact:

  • Title IX Coordinator: Dee Uwono, Director and Title IX Coordinator, Hawaiʻi Hall, room 124, phone (808) 956-2299. Email: t9uhm@hawaii.edu. Website: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/titleix/

  • Students: Lori Ideta, Interim Vice Chancellor for Students, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students and ADA Coordinator, Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, room 409, phone (808) 956-3290 (voice/TTY). Email: vcs@hawaii.edu.

  • Students with Disabilities: Ann Ito, Director, KOKUA Program, Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, room 013, phone (808) 956-7511 (voice/TTY) or (808) 956-7612 (voice/TTY). Fax: (808) 956-8093. Email: kokua@hawaii.edu.

  • Employees (and Affirmative Action Plan): Mark Au, Director of EEO/AA, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees and ADA Coordinator, Administrative Services Building 1, room 102, phone (808) 956-7077. Email: eeo@hawaii.edu. Website: www.hawaii.edu/eeo

  • Student Advocates: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, room 211, phone (808) 956-8059. Jennifer Barnett, Program Coordinator of the Women's Center. Email: uhmwomen@hawaii.edu. Leslie Cabingabang, Pau Violence Program. Email: uhmpau@hawaii.edu.

  • Sexual Harassment/Gender Equity Specialist: Jenna Friedman, Gender Equity Specialist, Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, room 210, phone (808) 956-9977. Fax: (808) 956-4541. Email: jfriedma@hawaii.edu.

  • Civil Rights Counselor: Jill Nunokawa, Civil Rights Counselor, Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, room 210, phone (808) 956-4431. Fax: (808) 956-4541. Email: jln@hawaii.edu.

UH Mānoa recognizes its obligation to provide equal access to programs, services, and activities to students with disabilities. Contact the KOKUA (disabled student services) program for accessibility information and services.

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