Mu‘o A‘e (to bud) focuses on increasing the success of Native Hawaiian students. We support students in achieving their educational goals at UH Maui College. We also offer students a challenging, yet rewarding, learning experience. We work together to help students succeed in completing their course work, advancing their education, and graduating.
Are you a Native Hawaiian student interested in successfully achieving your educational and career goals?
If you are, then Mu‘o A‘e may be the program for you!
First-Year Experience Activities
Mandatory Muʻo Aʻe Orientation
Academic Advising/Academic Progress Monitoring & Intervention
Peer Mentoring/Peer Tutoring
Cultural Activities and Workshops
Specifically Designed Courses
Mōhala Alakaʻi: Emerging Leaders Program
Summer Bridge Program (FREE Tuition and Books)
We offer native Hawaiian haumāna (students) unique educational opportunities that perpetuate cultural knowledge and traditions. We provide a sense of place that nurtures and enhances their self-identity and helps them to make connections to achieve excellence.
Must be Native Hawaiian
Accepted to UH Maui College for the Fall semester
First-time attending college
Part-time student (minimum of 6 credits) OR Full-time student (12+ credits)
Committed to participate in our program services