Pai Ka Mana

Pai Ka Mana

TRIO Student Support Services
Main Office
Laulima 210
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Computer Lab
Laulima 227
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

Aloha mai kākou!!

Aloha! Welcome to Pai Ka Māna, TRIO Student Support Services program at UH Maui College. ​We invite you to learn more ​about us and to apply to be a participant today!​

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Our Mission

The mission of Pai Ka Māna, TRIO Student Support Services is to assist students who are first generation in college, have a financial need, and/or disability obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete an associate degree or certificate and transfer into a baccalaureate degree program.

Eligible program participants at UHMC receive a range of services including a personalized graduation plan, academic support and advising, tutoring, career exploration, transfer planning, priority registration, financial aid and literacy workshops, cultural experiences, and supplemental grant aid to qualifying participants. 

TRIO-SSS is a federally funded grant program through the Department of Education designed to 1) increase the retention and graduation rates of eligible students; 2) increase the transfer rates of eligible students from two-year to four-year institutions; and 3) foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of individuals who are first generation college students and have a financial need, and individuals with a disability.

For more information, call Pai Ka Mana TRIO SSS at 984-3421 or email our program at

Pai Ka Māna graduate, Cierra Kawaʻa earned an AA in Liberal Arts, AA in Hospitality and a BA in Business Marketing.