The Department of Second Language Studies does not oversee the Hawaiian or Second Language (HSL) Requirement. Please refer to the UHM Catalog and contact the Academic Advisor for your major.

Department of Second Language Studies (SLS)

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Moore Hall 570                                     SLS Office Hours:
1890 East-West Road                          7:45–4:30, Mon–Fri
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96822                     Closed on State Holidays
(808) 956-8610

Contact Regarding:

Department Chair Dr. Graham Crookes (808) 956-8610 Departmental Matters, Visiting Colleague Program
Acting Secretary Ms. Roberta Baird (808) 956-8610 General Inquiries

SLS Undergraduate Program

Contact Regarding:

Undergraduate Coordinator &
Mr. Kenton Harsch (808) 956-6946 Undergraduate Academics, Declaring a Major, Undergraduate Advising
Undergraduate Advisor Ms. Priscilla Faucette (808) 956-2801 Undergraduate Advising

SLS Graduate Programs (MA, AGC, PhD)

Contact Regarding:

Graduate Chair Dr. Theres Grüter Graduate Academics
Program Specialist Ms. Sunhee Kim Fujii (808) 956-6131 Graduate Admissions, Degree Progress/Graduation,
SLS Website Updates, ESLJ-L Job Ads,
SLS Brown Bag Announcements

English Language Institute (ELI)

Contact Regarding:

Associate Director Ms. Priscilla Faucette (808) 956-2801 ELI Inquiries
Director Mr. Kenton Harsch (808) 956-6946
Secretary Ms. Roberta Baird (808) 956-8479

Hawaiʻi English Language Program (HELP)

Contact Regarding:

Director Mr. Joel Weaver (808) 956-2465 General Inquiries, CELTA, Customized Programs
Assistant Director Ms. Christine Guro (808) 956-9909 HELP Curriculum, Research Agenda, Observation Requests
Office Manager Ms. Kimberly Imamura (808) 956-6636 Registration, Schedules, 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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