Economic Development @ Mānoa
Our Strategic Imperatives
Our share of the Gross State Product increases from 3 to 4 percent.
The percentage of adults in Hawai‘i with post-secondary degrees increases annually.
Our rates of invention disclosures and intellectual property commercialization agreements rank in the top quartile of universities surveyed by the Association of University Technology Managers.
- Educate a highly skilled, flexible, world-class labor force.
- Enhance human capital and knowledge infrastructure, technology, and the integration of Hawai‘i into the global economy.
- Expand the funded research enterprise.
- Strengthen public and private partnerships.
- Promote research applications, commercialization of intellectual property rights, and entrepreneurship.
- Create employment opportunities for students both on campus and in the community.
- Respect indigenous intellectual and cultural property rights.
- Promote environmentally and culturally sensitive economic development in services, high technology, diversified agriculture, tourism, and emerging sectors.
- Increase student enrollment and recruit a greater percentage of non-residents.
- Partner with the Department of Education to improve the overall effectiveness of public education in Hawai‘i.
- Manage all funds efficiently and effectively.