The University of Hawaii at Mānoa (also known as U.H. Mānoa, the University of Hawaiʻi, or simply U.H.) is a public co-educational research university as well as the flagship campus of the University of Hawaii system. The school is located in Mānoa, an affluent neighborhood of Honolulu,Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States, approximately three miles east and inland from downtown Honolulu and one mile from Ala Moanaand Waikīkī. The campus occupies the eastern half of the mouth of Mānoa Valley.
The John A. Burns School of Medicine, part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, is located in Kakaʻako, adjacent to the Kakaʻako Waterfront Park. The University of Hawaii at Mānoa is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges from the western mainland U.S. and is governed by the Hawaii State Legislature and a semi-autonomous board of regents, which in turn, hires a president to be administrator.
This university campus also houses the main offices of the entire University of Hawaii system
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, along with Cornell University, Oregon State University and Pennsylvania State University, are the only institutions to be members of all four Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant programs.