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Information Technology Services

University of Hawaii System

Instructional Technology

Audio Conferencing allows between four (4) to fifteen (15) people in different locations (campuses, neighbor islands, the mainland and in different countries) to communicate simultaneously with each other.

Computer Labs  are available on the Manoa campus for all currently affiliated University of Hawaii students, faculty and staff for university business and/or educational purposes. The computer labs are intended to proved a place to learn, study and research.

Computer Training Lab provides the UH community with a location for hands-on computer training.

Digital Media Center provides training and support to faculty and staff in the use of various digital/multimedia equipment and software. The Digital Media Center provides help in areas such as online learning (Laulima), webconferencing (Halawai – Adobe Connect), media conversion, DVD production, and video/audio digitizing and editing.

Distance Learning provides students with access to education through a network of various technologies. Instructor and students interact at a distance without having to be physically present in the same location. Distance learning provides students greater flexibility in achieving their educational goals through audio, video, and computer technologies.

Educational Cable Access is a part of the cable franchise agreement for all commercial cable companies in Hawaii that provide public access channels for educational programming.  The UH cable access provides students with the ability to receive UH credit courses and informational programming on higher educational access channels statewide.

Hawaii Interactive Video Service (HITS) is a video network designed and optimized primarily to deliver interactive video (ITV) credit course between campuses and educational centers within the University of Hawaii system. HITS Locations.

Laulima is the learning and collaboration server for the University of Hawaiʻi community.  The word Laulima means cooperation, joint action, group of people working together, community food patch, to work together, cooperate. Lit., many hands.

TALENT (Teaching And Learning with Electronic Networked Technologies) is a faculty development program which supports faculty on all campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi system. TALENT provides instructional sessions and resources to faculty and staff throughout the year.

Video Conferencing services and support are provided to the University of Hawaiʻi community. ITS has the IT Center Video Conference Rooms, ITS Interactive Video Classrooms, MCU Service and Videoconference Room Consultation.

Web Conferencing enables users to share computer screens, applications, files as well as broadcast live audio and video directly from ones’ own computer desktop. Our web based conferencing tool may be used to hold administrative meetings, small group collaborations, and as an enhancement to face-to-face and/or web-based classes.