COP students pose for group picture at Kumuola.

COP Alakaʻina (Guidance) Program

The COP Alakaʻina (Guidance) Program is designed to promote college success and post‐secondary opportunities. COP Alumni nā alakaʻi (mentors) serve as positive role models for incoming COP freshman students and provide information and guidance about academic and college life at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

All COP students are invited and encouraged to participate in events happening throughout the academic year. If you are graduating from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, please contact ʻIlikea Silva at for information on how you can receive your graduation sash.