This page contains a list of available resources at the East-West Center and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

If these resources do not accommodate your needs, please talk with your EWC Program Coordinator. The EWC may have resources that can help.

East-West Center Resources

East-West Center Alumni Mentoring Program
Alumni volunteers use their contacts in the community to match current EWC participants with EWC alumni, Honolulu-based professionals, and/or community leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to meet with the participants. The mentors provide opportunities for participants to find out more about various professions to assist participants in determining their future career objectives. Click here for more information.

East-West Center ʻOhana Program
Each year, individuals and families are invited to sign up to host an East-West Center participant. The host family program is an opportunity for participants to experience another culture and way of life. Families interact with participants in various ways, including events, meals, cultural activities, and holiday celebrations. More information available at the Friends of East-West Center website.

EWC Publications
EWC has publications on many topics relevant to the Asia Pacific region. You also can subscribe to receive regular short-form articles on regional issues from Asia Pacific Bulletin out of the Washington, DC office and East-West Wire. Click on the following to learn more:

Asia Matters for America

Asia Matters for America explains mutual US and Asia interactions & impact nationally and locally. It is used by US and regional governments, media, business groups, students and civil society organizations.

North Korea in the World

North Korea in the World is a joint project with the National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) and provides information on North Korea’s external relations with the world.

Asia Pacific Bulletin

Asia Pacific Bulletin covers a range of contemporary policy-relevant topics in Indo-Pacific affairs. Occasional series focus on specific themes.

EWC Events
There are regular lectures, arts events and other activities that are free and open to EWC students. You can sign up for updates or check out the EWC Events Calendar.

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Resources

Graduate Student Organization (GSO) (website)
The UH Mānoa Graduate Student Organization’s kuleana is to serve, advocate for, and support graduate students at UH Mānoa; to foster community engagement; to faciliate positive change; and to encourage a Hawaiian place of learning. Check out their website, speak to your department’s representative, or attend their meetings for information, events, funding opportunities, and more.
Address: 2445 Campus Rd., Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956 – 8776

KOKUA Program (website)
The KOKUA program is a UH Mānoa office for student with disabilities. They serve undergraduate, graduate and professional students with learning physical, psychiatric and other documented disabilities.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 013, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-7511
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

University Health Services Mānoa (website)
The University Health Services Mānoa (UHSM) is a unit within the Office of Student Affairs under the Vice Chancellor for Students. The UHSM is staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, and other support staff. A wide range of medical services and programs are offered.
Address:  (on campus) 1710 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel.:  (808) 956-8965
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8am – 4pm (subject to change – double-check website prior to visit)

The Pause Space (website)
Learn mindfulness and relaxation at the Pause Space. While the physical space is closed for Fall 2020, The Pause Space will be holding drop-in meditation sessions online. Each week features a new theme.
Address: Kuykendall Annex 6
Phone: (808) 956-2258

Counseling and Student Development (website)
Here at the Counseling and Student Development Center they offer support to UH Mānoa students to assist with personal, academic and career concerns. CSDC  are here to help you develop more personal awareness and learn the skills you need to be successful while you are here at the University of Hawaiʻi and beyond.
Address:  Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 312, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:  (808) 956-7927
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

The Writing Center (website)
The Writing Center is a pedagogical space that supports writing and research at UHM. They offer one-to-one writing consultations free of charge to all students, faculty, visiting scholars, and staff affiliated with UHM. Writing consultants are trained to help writers working in different disciplines at every stage of the writing process and with various writing projects (i.e., essays, research papers, resumes, letters, creative work).
Address: (Fall 2020: online only)
Online appointments:
Facebook page:
Hours: weekdays, 9:00am-4:30pm (Thursdays closes at 3pm)

Commuter Services (website)
UH Mānoa Commuter Services maximize access to the UH Mānoa campus through a commitment to innovation, environmental sustainability, resource management, and quality customer service. Here you can find parking permit reservations, shuttle schedule, routes, and much more.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 014, (ground level), Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8899
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 am– 4:00pm (closed for lunch 11:30-12:30)

Department of Public Safety (website)
Department of Public Safety is dedicated to providing and promoting a safe and secure campus, and serving our community with aloha. Here you can find the number to a safety escort and the number to public safety.
Address: 1951 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6911
Hours:  24 hours per day, 7 days a week

LGBTQ (website)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Student Services strives to maintain a safe and inclusive environment for all students of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation.
Address: Queen Lili`uokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 211, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-9250

Women’s Center (website)
The Women’s Center provides crisis and referral services, connecting individuals with on and off campus resources for intimate partner violence, sexual assault, legal aid, and other emergency needs.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 211, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8059

PAU Violence (website)
PAU Violence is a University of Hawaiʻi system-wide program supported by the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Branch. The Women’s Center at UH Mānoa assists in coordinating, supporting and strengthening all system campus efforts with prevention education, events and trainings that raise awareness on issues of gender based violence.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 305, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8059

Office of Title IX (website)
Title IX is a landmark federal civil rights that prohibits sex discrimination in education. Anyone wishing to make a report relating to sex discrimination or harassment may do so by reporting the concern to the university’s Title IX Coordination.
Address: Hawaiʻi Hall #124
2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-2299

Office of Gender Equity (website)
The office of Gender Equity is able to provide a confidential assessment for UH Mānoa Students who may be experiencing. Sexual Harassment/ Stalking, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Discrimination, Sexual/Domestic Abuse or Violence.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 210, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-9499

Office of Multicultural Student Services (website)
OMSS focuses on outreach activities encouraging individuals from underrepresented groups and underserved communities to seek higher education, providing university students opportunities to experience Hawaii’s multicultural contexts conducting activities promoting cross-cultural understanding and social justice, and promoting the development of and provide a clearinghouse for information and resources related to Hawaii’s multiethnic group.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 309, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-7348

Kuaʻana Native Hawaiian Student Development Services (website)
Since 1988, Kuaʻana has served thousands of Hawaiian students through student services that include need-based tuition waivers, mālama ʻāina activities, an annual financial aid fair, as well as scholarship resources off and on the Mānoa campus.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 409, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-5945

Food Vault Hawaiʻi (website)
Opened in fall of 2018, Food Vault Hawaiʻi is a 3-year pilot program food pantry serving UHM students facing food insecurity. 
Fall 2022 Hours:
Monday 1-4pm
Thursday 3-4pm
Address: 2445 Campus Rd, Hemenway Hall 111, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8178

Student Parents At Mānoa (SPAM) (website)
SP@M seeks to increase the visibility of and resources for student parents at UHMānoa as they pursue education while parenting. We honor and respect the juggling act student parents perform daily to combine family, work and school.
Address: Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services,
2600 Campus Road, Room 221
Phone: (808) 956-9306