About Us

The Maui Language Institute (MLI) is an English as a Second Language (ESL) program that is part of University of Hawaii Maui College (UHMC). UHMC is one of 10 campuses in the University of Hawaii system that offers 2 and 4-year degrees. MLI is designed to engage international and local students with English language instruction for academic purposes and for professional advancement.

MLI offers an array of unique English learning opportunities. Regular Programs offer individuals intensive 6- and 8-week courses. Custom Programs offer organizations customized training for groups.

Services offered to MLI students include placement, orientation, and counseling for academic, cultural, and personal purposes. Students have full use of the UH Maui College facilities including the library, The Learning Center, student health center, and computer labs. Students are given email accounts and are welcome to participate in campus activities and clubs.

The Maui Language Institute Mission Statement: To lead a community of English language learners in a multicultural environment by providing experiential learning that is engaging and effective, encouraging achievement of life goals through excellence dedication and professionalism with Aloha.


We are located on University of Hawaii Maui College campus.

University of Hawai’i Maui College
Maui Language Institute – Laulima Building Room 215
310 West Ka’ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, Hawaii USA 96732



Our facilities are located on the UH Maui College campus. MLI students have ready access to all the resources of the university.  Our classrooms are comfortable and casual to promote student and teacher interaction. Campus-wide wi-fi is free and available to all registered MLI students.

MLI is located in Central Maui and offers easy access to shopping centers, parks, and beaches.

On Campus

Off Campus (5 mins walk)

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