Staff wearing U H Mānoa green welcome students at Welina Mānoa

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa starts the fall semester off with great food, live music, prizes, giveaways and more at the 2nd annual Welina Mānoa. The free event is held on Monday, August 20, 3:30—6 p.m.

four people in a booth at Welina Manoa
U H cheer squad in front of crowd at Campus Center

Welina Mānoa, which means welcome from Mānoa or welcome to Mānoa, features the Tuahine Serenaders, UH Mānoa pep band and cheerleaders and various activities. Students can win a flat-screen HD TV, Oakley sunglasses, a Star Wars iHome portable speaker, gift cards from Amazon, Mānoa Dining Services and Subway and more.

Held throughout Campus Center, Kuykendall Lawn and Legacy Pathway, Welina Mānoa invites the entire campus to join in the fun and welcome new students to the UH Mānoa ʻohana. The event will feature a one–stop–shop resource fair highlighting more than 115 student groups, student services, academic departments, community partners and businesses.

Free parking will be available in the lower campus parking structure beginning at 3 p.m. Print the parking pass, get more event details and download the Mānoa Now App on the Welina Mānoa website.

Show your school spirit by wearing UH gear, green or white!

The adventure begins. Don’t miss out!

Check out last year’s Welina Mānoa event