E ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Kākou

Hawaiʻi Department of Education & University of Hawaiʻi Maui College


E ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Kākou!

Due to the State of Hawaiʻi budget crisis caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic, this project will end after the Spring 2021 semester.

The Hawaiʻi Department of Education recognizes that ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi plays an essential role in our educational system.  Therefore, the Office of Hawaiian Education in partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges will be offering free introductory Hawaiian language courses across the state to increase awareness of and relevance to our unique educational context here in Hawaiʻi.  DOE faculty and staff can enroll in Hawaiian language regularly scheduled courses or custom courses can be created.



APPLICATION DEADLINE - December 15, 2020

SEMESTER DATES -  January 11 to May 14, 2021

For the DOE sheltered course sections below, registration preference is given to DOE continuing and Maui based students.  Available seats will be made available to other qualified DOE staff/faculty on December 5, 2020.

46465 HAW 101 Elem Hawaiian I A K Matsuura TR 4:30- 6:40p ONLINE 01/11-05/14

Internet class: This class is held online weekly on the scheduled days and times. Contact instructor at for information.
Special Approval: Program Director Approval

46403 HAW 102 Elem Hawaiian II A. Guerrero MW 300-5:10p ONLINE 01/11-05/14

Reserved for DOE employees. Please email for registration information.  Contact instructor at for information.

46401 HAW 201 Intm Hawaiian B D Rogers MW 5:30-7:40p ONLINE 01/11-05/14

Reserved for DOE employees. Please email for registration information.  Contact instructor at for information.

If you are a new student, please click here for application information or continue on the section below.

If you are a continuing student, please review the course offerings below and email us to register at



  • If you are a NEW UHMC student 1) Please apply by clicking the link at the bottom.  2) Please email us at so we can track your application and send you information.  Click here for the REGISTRATION CHECKLIST.

  • If you are a CONTINUING student, please register at and email us at if you have any questions or need an override.

Application Deadline Spring 2021 - December 15, 2021

Undergraduate Application

University of Hawaiʻi campuses all use the System Application Form for undergraduate enrollment, however, applications are submitted to and processed by each individual campus.




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  • Full spelling of your favorite color (all lower case)

  • Last two digits of your graduation year (ex. 2019)

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  • Last letter of your last name (lower case)

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TIP: Be sure to write down your security questions with answers and your UH username and password in case you forget!  Keep this information in a secure place.




You must submit records of the following:

  • TB Test at age 16 or older.

  • MMR Immunization, minimum of two (2) shots.

  • Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccincation (Fall 2020 entry)

  • Tdap Vaccination (Fall 2020 entry)​

The UH System requires that Tuberculosis (TB) and Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) immunization clearances be submitted to the Admissions and Records office prior to registration.

Need a low-cost test or have questions? Call our Health Center at (808) 984-3493.

You may be accepted to College without clearance, but you will not be able to register for classes until your health clearance documents are received.

Download the Health Clearance Form and fax to our campus Health Center at (808) 242-1578.



STEP 1: Click here to go to STAR Degree.  Sign in using your username and password.

STEP 2: Once you are signed in, click on GPS Registration (if you are not already there).

STEP 3: Look for the box that is titled SPRING 2021.  Click the "Register - Add/Drop Classes" button.

STEP 4: If you get a landing page with Videos, simply click "SKIP VIDEOS" at the top right.

  • ​​You will then be taken to the Pre-Registration Checklist.  If you have holds for Health Clearances, click here for information on how to submit your health records to clear those holds.  

  • If your holds are good, go ahead and click the "UPDATE YOUR STUDENT RECORD" button to update your contact and major information.  Once you are done with that, you will come back to this window and click the "I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE UH POLICIES" button, and click "Continue".

STEP 5: In the next window, you will click the "ADD PERSONAL CHOICE" button, which will add a course slot for you.  Once you see that, click "SELECT A COURSE" next to the new Personal Choice.

STEP 6: In the next window, type your course's CRN number in the CRN box.  This will bring up the course you need - click the circle next to that course.  You will see it appear next to Personal Choice on the left.  Click "CHECKOUT."

STEP 7: In the next window, click the "SUBMIT -ADD/DROP CLASSES" button, and make sure the class registers.  You will know because the yellow portion will turn green.  You're all set!

If you have any challenges in registering please contact


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If you need further assistance or have any questions, please email at

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