the Univerisity of Hawai'i
Equity, Excellence, and Diversity (SEED)
The Office of Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity
(SEED) recognizes underrepresented groups in higher
education. We provide programs for the recruitment
and success of students from these groups. Further,
we provide administrative support to committees
addressing diversity issues at Manoa and system
wide. OMSS is a program unders SEED.
and Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures
The Department of Hawaiian (HAW) and Indo-Pacific
(IP) Languages and Literatures provides an opportunity
without parallel elsewhere in the country for
students to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the
languages and cultures of that part of the world
that encompasses more than 25 percent of the Earth's
population and an unusual diversity of peoples.
Asian Languages and Literatures
EALL is the largest department of its kind in
the country and offers a curriculum unparalleled
in its breadth, depth, and variety of courses
in Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
for Japanese Studies
The Center for Japanese Studies exists within
the University of Hawai'i at Manoa to promote
research and development of understanding Japan
within a global context.
for Korean Studies
Center for Korean Studies provides a resource
to for those whose interests are focused on Korea.
The center is active within the campus as well
as outside of the University of hawai'i at Manoa.
for Philippine Studies
The center for Philippines Studies is the only
center that exists outside of the Philippines
that promotes the Philippine culture and Filipinos.
Created by Carmel Asubar and Grace Mateo, the
website provides a comprehensive history of Filipinos
both in America and in the Philippines.
Filipino Digital Archives and History Center of
(efilarchives.org) is a project of the Filipino-American
Historical Society of Hawaii that collects and
digitizes historical resources on Filipinos in
Hawaii. It is a partnership with OMSS and the
A Community Learning Center
is a part of the Hukilau Network, a family of
community-based websites. The sites are designed
to help grow an understanding of Hawai`i that
can help set the stage for an active and informed
dialogue about designing a sustainable future.
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