University of Hawaii System newsletter

Social Work Receives OHA Grant

Mānoa’s School of Social Work received approximately $270,990 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to fund the continuation of its Hawaiian Learning Program.

Social Work Alum Named Living Treasure

Masaru Oshiro, Mānoa’s Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work alumnus, was named a Living Treasure of Hawaiʻi

New Appointments

Sylvia Yuen named interim dean and director for research and cooperative extension of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Noreen Mokuau appointed interim dean of the School of Social Work and Kaʻiu Kimura named executive director of the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi

Social Work Partners with China Civil Affairs College

Mānoa’s Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work and the China Civil Affairs College of the Ministry of Civil Affairs in Bejing entered into a memorandum of understanding

Social Work Gains Reaffirmation of Accreditation

The Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation has voted to reaffirm Mānoa’s Myron B. Thompson’s School of Social Work accreditation for the maximum eight years ending in June 2018.

New Online Social Work Journal Launched

Mānoa’s Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work launched the first online publication issue of the Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work. The peer-reviewed journal is dedicated to improving social work practice and expanding knowledge relevant to indigenous peoples and the communities in which they live.