The UH System

Who We Are

University of Hawai‘i

President, advisor and senior management team

President ...........................Advisor

David Lassner
David LassnerPresident
Special Advisor on Hawaiian Affairs
Nainoa Thompson
Advisor on Hawaiian Affairs

Senior Management Team


Joanne Itano
Interrim Executive VP for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Budget and Finance
Howard Todo
VP for Budget and Finance / CFO
Vice President for Community Colleges
John Morton
VP for
Community Colleges

Chief Information Officer
Steven Smith
Interim VP for Information Technology / CIO
Vice President for Legal Affairs
Darolyn Lendio
VP for Legal Affairs / University General Counsel
VP for Research
Vassilis Syrmos
VP for Research
and Innovation

Associate VP for External Affairs and University Relations
Lynne Waters
Assoc VP for External Affairs and University Relations
VP for Student Affairs
Jan Javinar
Interim Assoc VP for Student Affairs