University of Hawaiʻi
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About ORS


The Office of Research Services (ORS) is fully committed to advancing the vision of the University of Hawai’i (UH) System by targeting its energy and resources to:

  • Provide services and resources that enhance research, training, and other sponsored programs and activities.
  • Develop infrastructure, policies and procedures to ensure that the university is in compliance with federal, state and sponsor requirements.
  • Promote an innovative, creative and entrepreneurial culture to enhance collaborations within the UH research community, as well as collaborations with the government, industry and other research enterprises.


The Office of Research Services strives to provide effective and efficient services to facilitate the stewardship of extramural funded activities and to promote innovation and creativity in partnership with the sponsors, university administrators and distinguished researchers in the University of Hawai’i System.