University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Year of foundation: 1907
Approx. number of students: approx. 18,000
MCI partner since: 2020

The City

Mānoa is a valley and a residential neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The valley receives almost daily rain, even during the dry season, and is thus richly vegetated. Mānoa is the site of the first sugarcane and coffee plantations in the Hawaiian Islands and Hawaiʻi is the only state in the United States that produces coffee commercially.

The University

The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa is a public research university in Mānoa, a neighborhood in Honolulu, Hawai'i. It is the flagship campus of the University of Hawai'i system.
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa offers over 200 degrees programs across 17 schools. It is one of only four U.S. institutions to be a member of four federal research programs: Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant. Its research activities have a strong focus on marine biology, oceanography, geology, aquaculture, tropical medicine as well as arts, genetics, intercultural relations, etc.