Men and Women of Excellence Ceremony

AHAINA hosts the Men and Women of Excellence Ceremony every academic year to acknowledge rising juniors who have maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher and have demonstrated an ability to balance academic, social, and volunteer efforts.

2011 Men of Excellence

2011 Women of Excellence

2012 Men and Women of Excellence

2013 Men and Women of Excellence


Fall and Spring Dedication Ceremony

AHAINA hosts the Graduation Dedication Ceremony at the conclusion of the Fall and Spring semesters each academic year. We provide students an opportunity to have a personalized graduation recognition that includes their family and friends, and our own special Rose Dedication is where students can honor those individuals who influenced their success.

Spring 2007

Spring 2008

Fall 2009

Spring 2010



Cultural Clubs and Celebrations

We encourage students to create and join cultural/social clubs that offer exposure to the various cultures represented on the UAA and support cultural events and activities that acknowledge the diverse ethnic population at the UAA.

Black Student Union

Black Heritage Month Celebration

Latino Student Union

Asian Heritage Month Celebration

2012 Polynesian Breast Cancer Event

2012 UAA Homecoming: All UAA Nations Cultural Extravaganza

2013 Black History Month Kickoff and Health Symposium


Workshops and Guest Speakers

The Multicultural Center frequently holds workshops in order to help our students to fully develop them into professionals and well-rounded people.  We also invite inspirational people who have battle adversity to come and talk to our students in order to broaden their horizons and connect them to larger issues in the world.

Author/Poet Nikki Giovanni

Jazz Greats Eddie Palmieri and Brian Lynch

Civil Rights Leader Dr. Samuel Billy Kyles 

Author Le Thi Diem Thuy

Ms. Yvette Johnson's Booker's Place Discussion

Tyrone Flowers

One Million Bones Workshop

Smartpen Workshop

Seawolf Success Academy 2013 Summer


Other UAA Events

The Multicultural Center often attends events hosted at UAA to show support for a cause or another program.  As we host a lot of events ourselves the Multicultural Center stays up to date on UAA campus activities and often participates in them.  If you would like to know more about on campus events here at UAA you can always ask us.

19th Annual Martin Luther King Student

2013 TRiO Day