Distance Learning

Distance Education

Molokai Education Center

Graduation 2024


Distance Education

Distance Learning provides students with access to education through a network of various technologies.

Online Courses

  • Online Courses – Courses are taught completely online via the internet. Students access course material from their personal computers. Most online courses use Laulima, the course management and collaboration system for the University of Hawai‘i. Online courses may be entirely asynchronous or may require synchronous meeting times via video conferencing software. Online courses that require synchronous class sessions will have the synchronous meeting dates and times listed in the Schedule of Classes.
  • Student Guide to Online Learning

Cable Television

  • Cable Television courses - Class is broadcast over Spectrum Cable channel 55 or via MCTV live at the time listed in the Schedule of Courses.  Cable courses allow students to take class in the convenience of their home.  Courses are either live or pre-recorded.  Please ensure that you have access to these channels prior to the start of class.

We are excited to offer Bachelor and Graduate Degree Programs through Distance Learning at one of our University of Hawaii campuses.  Click here to learn more about higher education programs available to you. Whether you are looking for a degree program that’s right for you, or you’re already on your path to a degree…..We’re here for you!

Higher Education


​The mission of the UH Center is to provide Maui County residents access to a selection of bachelor and graduate degrees. We empower students to achieve their aspirations and contribute meaningfully to their families and community.  University of Hawaii Maui College, (UHMC) Molokai offers a world of knowledge here at home.


​The UH Center’s vision is to enrich the lives of Maui County residents by offering local access to bachelor’s and graduate degrees that increase the educational capital of the state. It is the aim of the UH Center to increase the number of students participating in and completing degree programs, particularly Native Hawaiians, low-income students, and those from underserved regions.

​​Some of our newest programs include:

​UH West Oahu – Bachelor of Applied Science of The Hawaiian and Indigenous Health and Healing The concentration strives to create a pathway for the dissemination of traditional healing knowledge and skills. Training in the Native Hawaiian traditional healing practices will focus on hoʻoponopono (conflict resolution), lomilomi (massage), and lāʻau lapaʻau (herbal medicines). Some courses are offered online synchronously, with scheduled class meeting times accessed through video conferencing. 

Visit University of Hawaii, West Oahu to learn more about their distance learning programs.

UH Mānoa – Baccalaureate in Social Sciences of Ocean - Offered in 5 week segments.  This program is flexible and focused on learning about the complex problems related to our oceans and island societies.

Master of Public Health with specialization in Health Policy and Management.  This program focuses on the decisions, plans, and actions organizations and governments take to achieve health promotion and care goals.

Visit University of Hawaii at Mānoa to learn more about their distance learning programs.

​UH Hilo – Master of Counseling Psychology, Indigenous Language & Cultural Education, and many, many more!

Visit University of Hawaii, Hilo to learn more about their distance learning programs.

Distance Learning Information

Distance Learning Tools

Disability, Library, Proctoring & Tutoring Services

Distance Learning Student Support

You can earn a certificate or degree while living right here on Molokai!  Explore one of our many Distance Learning Programs offered throughout the University of Hawaii campuses online at www.uhonline.hawaii.edu/programs.  Find out more about cost and how to get started at www.uhonline.hawaii.edu/.  Get local support at the Molokai Education Center.  Call for more information:  Phone: (808) 553-4490 Opt 3 or email: tmt@hawaii.edu.

Theresa Tamanaha – Distance Education Specialist   Phone: (808) 553-4490 Option #3