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The application for emergency aid
is currently closed. 

There are a few different emergency grant programs available throughout the University of Hawaiʻi system. This includes the Urgent Student Relief Fund, various Campus Emergency Aid programs, all funded by the generosity of private, often individual donors, and the Coronoavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) grant funded by the federal government. This application portal is used for some of these programs using a common application. Your home campus may have a different application process for emergency grants so we encourage you to contact the Vice Chancellor for Students or Dean of Students at your home campus for more information.

The University of Hawaiʻi system also encourages students to access the UH Student Basic Needs site. This site allows UH students at the 10 campuses statewide to access basic needs—both on and off campus—including food and housing, childcare, mental health services, financial resources and transportation, among others.

Campus Contacts

UH Mānoa

UH Hilo
Tim Moore, Interim Dean of Students
(808) 932-7610

UH West Oʻahu
Ellen Lokelani Kenolio, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
(808) 689-2671

Hawaiʻi CC
Christine Quintana, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
   (808) 934-2510

Honolulu CC
Lara Sugimoto, Dean of Student Services
   (808) 845-9236

Kapiʻolani CC
Michaelyn Nākoa Hall, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
(808) 734-9522

Kauaʻi CC
Noʻeau Keopuhiwa, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
(808) 245-8274

Leeward CC
Fall 2022 FAQs (PDF)
Lexer Chou, Coordinator Student Life
(808) 455-0248

UH Maui College
Marilyn Fornwall, Development Assistant
(808) 984-3261

Windward CC
Robert Yamashita, HI-Net Coordinator
(808) 235-7386

Last modified: April 14, 2023
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