Board of Regents


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2444 Dole Street, Bachman Hall, Room 209
Honolulu, HI 96822

tel (808)956-8213
fax (808)956-5156

For Directory Assistance, please call: (808) 956-8111

Office of the Board of Regents

The affairs of the University of Hawai‘i fall under the general management and control of the Board of Regents, pursuant to Article X, Hawai‘i State Constitution, and Chapter 304A, Hawai‘i Revised Statutes. The board formulates policy and exercises control over the university through its executive officer, the university president. The board has exclusive jurisdiction over the internal structure, management and operation of the university.

The board is composed of 15 regents, who volunteer to serve without compensation, and are nominated by the Regents Candidate Advisory Council, appointed by the governor and confirmed by the legislature.

The University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents also serves as the State Board for Career and Technical Education.

2017-2018 Regularly Scheduled Board Meetings

January 26, 2017University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
February 23, 2017Honolulu Community College
March 23, 2017University of Hawai‘i--West O‘ahu
April 20, 2017Kaua‘i Community College
June 1, 2017University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center
July 20, 2017University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
August 24, 2017University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
September 21, 2017Leeward Community College
October 19, 2017University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
November 16, 2017Windward Community College
January 25, 2018University of Hawai‘i Maui College
February 22, 2018University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
March 22, 2018Kapi‘olani Community College
April 19, 2018Honolulu Community College
June 7, 2018University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center


Public Comment Period for Agenda Items. All written testimony on agenda items received after posting of this agenda and up to 24 hours in advance of the meeting will be distributed to the board. Late testimony on agenda items will be distributed to the board within 24 hours of receipt. Written testimony may be submitted via US mail, email at, or facsimile at 956-5156. Individuals submitting written testimony are not automatically signed up for oral testimony. Registration for oral testimony on agenda items will be provided at the meeting location 15 minutes prior to the meeting and closed once the meeting begins. Oral testimony is limited to three (3) minutes. All written testimony submitted are public documents. Therefore, any testimony that is submitted verbally or in writing, electronically or in person, for use in the public meeting process is public information.

Accommodation required by law for Persons with Disabilities requires at least (5) five days prior notice to the board office at 956-8213 or

Next Meetings

Notice of the February 22, 2018 Special Board of Regents Meeting.

Notice of the February 22, 2018 Board of Regents Meeting.

For more Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Materials.