The UH System

Who We Are

University of Hawai‘i

President, advisor and senior management team

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


David LassnerPresident

Nainoa Thompson
Advisor on Hawaiian Affairs

Senior Management Team


Joanne Itano
Interrim Executive VP for Academic Affairs

Howard Todo
VP for Budget and Finance / CFO

John Morton
VP for
Community Colleges


Steven Smith
Interim VP for Information Technology / CIO

Darolyn Lendio
VP for Legal Affairs / University General Counsel

Vassilis Syrmos
VP for Research
and Innovation


Lynne Waters
Assoc VP for External Affairs and University Relations

Jan Javinar
Interim Assoc VP for Student Affairs