Imperative Three: Embrace Kuleana to Hawaiians and Hawai‘i
Goal: Model what it means to be an Indigenous-serving and indigenous-centered institution – Native Hawaiians thrive, traditional Hawaiian values and knowledge are embraced, and UH scholarship and service advance all Hawaiians and Hawaiʻi.
- UH will reduce equity gaps for Hawaiian student access and success at all levels.
- UH will Increase employment of Hawaiians across UH, especially at faculty and executive levels.
- UH will create opportunities for all students, faculty, staff, executives and regents to inform their work within the UH System by learning about Hawaiian language, culture, knowledge and Hawaiʻi’s difficult history with colonization.
- UH will play an active role in improving the lives of Native Hawaiians across the islands and reconciling past injustices.
Sample metrics: Student success for Hawaiians, employment numbers for Hawaiians, engagement of UH community in this goal; impact of the betterment of Native Hawaiians