The Office of University Relations is the communications arm of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.
University Relations is comprised of various departments, which all provide its own specialized communications services and duties.
Develops and directs community outreach programs, represents the University at various functions and disseminates information to the public and community groups to promote the image and involvement of the University.
Tracks and monitors legislation that enhances the academic quality and growth of the University and conducts investigative research using various government agency resources as needed.
The Office of Media Relations fulfills a critical function in the public relations effort at UH Hilo, serving as the hub and primary point of contact for all journalists and media representatives. Media Relations assists the University community with publicizing newsworthy events, as well as manage select print and online publications and programs such as the UH Hilo Directory, Ka Lono Hanakahi newsletter, and Haʻilono o UH Hilo. See the Media Relations Policy and Procedures.