|Established October of 1988, upon the
recommendation of the Hawaiian Studies Task Force in the Kau Report of
1986, to address the under representation students of Hawaiian ancestry
at the Kua'ana was developed. Kua'ana Native Hawaiian Student Development
SErvices (KNHSDS) is a service program for students of Hawaiian ancestry that is
organized under the Office of Student Affairs at UHM.
KNHSDS is a service program for Native
Hawaiian students that is organized under the Office of
Student Affairs at UHM.
Kua'ana Native Hawaiian Student Development Services (Kua'ana)
is a student service program for students of Hawaiian ancestry, organized
within the office of Student Equity, Excellence, & Diversity, in Student Affairs
at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
Since 1988, Kua'ana has served hundreds of Hawaiian students
through student services that include need-based tuiton waivers, community service
activities, an annual financial aid fair to allow students to interact face to face
of financial aid, tuiton waiver and scholarship resources on and off the Manoa
campus.In addition students may visit the Kua'ana office to speak with staff about
academic related concerns they have. Kua'ana also forwards to the Hawaiian students
information on appointments such as jobs, internships, and scholarships.
Each year, Kua'ana sponsors the Annual Hapai Pu Financial Aid Fair in
which over 15 vendors of financial aid, tuiton waivers and scholarships are available
to speak with students about resources their organization provides and which students
of Hawaiian ancestry may take advantage of.
KUA'ANA 2013-2014 APPLICATION: Click the link below to find the Kua'ana Tuiton Waiver Application.