mission vision values

Mission, Vision, Values

mission

Hawai‘i Pacific University is an international learning community set in the rich cultural context of Hawai‘i. Students from around the world join us for an American education built on a liberal arts foundation. Our innovative undergraduate and graduate programs anticipate the changing needs of the community and prepare our graduates to live, work, and learn as active members of a global society.

 

vision

Hawai‘i Pacific University’s highly personalized, student-centered approach offering applied, experiential, and innovative educational programs will prepare our graduates to make a positive impact in their workplaces and their communities.

 

values

The faculty, staff, students, and overall university community of Hawai‘i Pacific embrace the following values as representative of the spiritual, ethical, and philosophical principles that support our community, as well as of the aspirational ideals to which we collectively aspire.

PONO, meaning righteous, honest and moral, and an energy of necessity.
KULEANA, meaning responsibility and rights, and concern for all interests, property, and people.
ALOHA, meaning hello, goodbye, love, kindness and grace, unity, humility, patience and waiting for the right moment.