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Presentation to the Senate and House Higher Education Committee: UH Hilo Directions and Strategies 2017

A presentation was given to the Senate and House Higher Education Committee yesterday, Oct. 11, 2017, on campus, about directions and strategies underway at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.

Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai was unable to attend; the event was hosted by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Farrah-Marie Gomes.

View all PowerPoint slides below or in PDF. Click photos to enlarge.

 Photo aerial view of campus, red roofs with stream running through.
Slide 1

Conclusing slide with the words Aloha and Mahalo.
Slide 18


Marcia Sakai or Farrah-Marie Gomes.

Statewide public meetings for UH proposed tuition schedule

UH System logoThe University of Hawaiʻi will be presenting its proposed tuition schedule for fall 2017 through spring 2020 to the community at open public meetings statewide from March 28 to May 5. The meetings will explain the rationale for the tuition proposal and what the increases will be used for and are intended to solicit feedback from students, faculty, staff and the general public.

After input is received and considered, a final recommendation will be presented to the UH Board of Regents at a public meeting for action in June 2016.

Students, the university community and the public are invited to present testimony (written and/or oral) on the university’s proposed tuition schedule at meetings held at the times and places listed below. Testimony can also be submitted by email to

Hawaiʻi Island Schedule

  • April 12, 10 a.m., Hawaiʻi Community College–Pālamanui, Room A-102
  • April 28, 12 p.m., Hawaiʻi Community College, Kaneikeao Conference Room, Building 379, Room 1
  • April 28, 4 p.m., UH Hilo, Hoʻoulu Terrace, UCB 127 (campus map)

Full schedule for other islands.

The dates, times and locations of the meetings are subject to change. For the latest information, go to tuition website.

Tuition increase proposal and purpose

The university intends to use the proposed tuition increases to address deferred maintenance on the UH Mānoa and the UH community colleges and establish a reserve fund for the UH West Oʻahu and UH Hilo campuses.


More information

The presentation to the Board of Regents and the current and proposed tuition schedule can also be found at the tuition website.

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