Office for Civil Rights Campus Visit

The Office for Civil Rights @ U.S. Department of Education is coming to UH Mānoa
April 28th – 30th to talk about sexual harassment & sexual violence

The Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") is conducting a proactive compliance review of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa under Title IX of the Patsy T. Mink Education Opportunity Act of 1972. Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded universities. OCR will be on campus Monday, April 28, 2014, through Wednesday, April 30, 2014, to speak with students about sexual harassment and sexual violence. Students are encouraged to attend focus groups and open hours with OCR (please see schedule below).

For more information about the OCR site visit or the audit, please visit:

OCR site visit


UH Title IX Coordinators

To address issues of discrimination on the basis
of gender in educational programs and activities,
please contact the following individuals:

UH Mānoa (Students) Contact:

Dr. Lori Ideta

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Students
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
2600 Campus Road
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 409
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-3290 (voice/text)

UH Mānoa and UH System Offices (Employees)

Mie Watanabe

University of Hawaiʻi
EEO/AA Office
2442 Campus Road
Administrative Services Building 1-102
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7077 (voice/text)

Students can also contact OCR directly to set up a private appointment by contacting:

Amy Klosterman, Attorney
Tel. (206) 607-1622

Shirley Oliver, Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist
Tel. (206) 607-1633

OCR keeps records of its contacts, and those records are public records, which are subject to public disclosure laws, but any identifying information is redacted or removed before release to the public.

For specific questions about the OCR site visit, please contact:

Jennifer Rose, JD
Gender Equity Specialist
QLC Student Services Room 210
Tel. (808) 956-7799


Student Focus Group Schedule:

Download the OCR Site Visit Schedule (PDF) *

Or visit: