Mu‘o A‘e

Mu‘o A‘e

Lab hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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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.

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Orientation date

Spring 2023 cohort


Tuesday, January 10, 2022

Friday, February 3, 2022


  • Mandatory orientation
  • First year experience activities
  • Access to Kaiao computer lab (computers, printing, wireless internet, etc.)
  • Peer mentoring/peer tutoring
  • Specially designed courses for cohort students
  • Cultural activities and workshops
  • Dedicated Case Manager and Staff
  • Dedicated Work Base Learning Facilitator to assist with job shadowing and internships
  • And MORE!!!


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, Full-time student
  •  Committed to participate in our program services


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