Note. Undergraduate students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa with questions about the Hawaiian or Second Language (HSL) Requirement should refer to the UHM Catalog. For specific questions regarding the requirement, contact the Undergraduate Advising Office for your major.


Department of Second Language Studies
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Moore Hall 570
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96822
(808) 956-8610

Contact Regarding:
Department Chair Dr. Graham Crookes (808) 956-8610 Departmental Matters & Visiting Colleague Program
ELI Associate Director,
Undergraduate Advisor
Ms. Priscilla Faucette (808) 956-2801 English Language Institute Inquiries & BA Advising
Undergraduate Coordinator & Advisor,
ELI Director
Mr. Kenton Harsch (808) 956-6946 BA Program & Admissions
Graduate Chair Dr. Christina Higgins (808) 956-8610 Graduate Programs
Program Specialist Ms. Emily Lee (808) 956-6131 Graduate Admissions, Degree Progress/Graduation, SLS Website
Updates, ESLJ-L Job Ads, SLS Brown Bag Announcements
Secretary Ms. Karen Matsumoto (808) 956-8610 General Inquiries

Visiting SLS

The Department of Second Language Studies Office is located on the fifth floor of Moore Hall at UH-Mānoa.

We welcome visitors and inquiries about our undergraduate and graduate programs. Prospective students are welcome to drop by to see who may be available; for appointments with specific individuals, please email or call one week in advance.

Catch a glimpse of the campus before you visit with this UH-Mānoa Virtual Tour. Prepare for your visit with the UH-Mānoa Campus Map.

Come on by—e komo mai!

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