The Hanakahi Council is a campus-based caucus group of faculty and staff who are Native Hawaiian or associated with campus programs, colleges, or departments in Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiian language, or Hawaiian education or targeted to serve Native Hawaiian students.
The general membership meets monthly and the executive representatives meet monthly with the UH Hilo Chancellor to discuss issues and/or topics that may impact access or success Native Hawaiians at UH Hilo. The Hanakahi Council also represents UH Hilo at the system-wide level as an active member of the Pūkoʻa Council .
Current UH System and UH Hilo Initiatives
- Hawaiʻi Papa o Ke Ao
- Hawaiʻi Graduation Initiative
- UH Strategic Directions 2015-2021
- UH Hilo Strategic Plan 2011-2015
UH Hilo Native Hawaiian Student Data Sets
- UH Hilo Native Hawaiian Scorecard (Hawaiʻi Graduation Initiative)
- Distribution of Majors, by Ethnicity and Gender
- Distribution of Majors, by Education Level
Native Hawaiian Student Services
Hanakahi Recommendations and Position Statements
- Naming Recommendation for UH Hilo's University Village (2013)
- Position Statement - UH System's Proposed 2012-13 to 2016-17 Tuition Schedule (2011)
- Position Statement - UH System's Non-Resident Cap (2009, 2010)