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KOKUA PROGRAM

Kahi o ka ulu ‘ana - "the place of growing"

Equal Opportunity for Students with Disabilities at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Aloha! in green cursive

 

Welcome to the KOKUA Program, the UH Mānoa office for students with disabilities. We serve undergraduate, graduate and professional students with learning, physical, psychiatric and other documented disabilities. In the spirit of "aloha" and respect, we work together – students, faculty, staff and KOKUA – to facilitate equal access by students with disabilities to the Mānoa experience.

 

Get Started: Register with KOKUA Student Employment Accommodations and Services Faculty Resources Housing Accommodations

 

HOURS AND CONTACT INFO

Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Office Address:
Queen Lili`uokalani Center for Student Services
2600 Campus Road, Room 013
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Main Office Phone:
(808) 956-7511 (Voice or TTY)
(808) 956-7612 (Voice or TTY)
(808) 956-8093 (Fax)

Email:
kokua@hawaii.edu

KOKUA STAFF

Jodi Asato, Counselor, jodiaka@hawaii.edu

Hansen Cheng, Auxiliary Aide Specialist, chengh@hawaii.edu

Gwen Chong, Auxiliary Aide Specialist, gwenc@hawaii.edu

Ann Ito, Director, aito@hawaii.edu

Vanessa Ito, Associate Director, vanessa.ito@hawaii.edu

Sheryl Legaspi, Counselor, slegaspi@hawaii.edu

Malia Perreira, Counselor, mnoyes@hawaii.edu

Tami Omuro, Administrative Officer, takiyama@hawaii.edu

Rachel Quinajon, Exam Coordinator, quinajon@hawaii.edu

Katie Tuisalo`o, Auxiliary Aide Specialist, katiekt@hawaii.edu

 

MAKE A GIFT

This fund provides support for the KOKUA Program as it strives to create and ensure equal access to services, programs, and activities of the University of Hawaii at Manoa by students with physical and/or mental disabilities.


MAKE A GIFT TO THE KOKUA FUND

This fund was established in recognition and appreciation of the long years of service Ann Ito devoted to KOKUA, the program which provides access services to students with disabilities to ensure their full participation.


MAKE A GIFT TO THE ANN ITO ACHIEVEMENT FUND