The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is a world-class education and research complex located at the center of the Kakaʻako Waterfront. The $150 million JABSOM complex is located on a 9.9 acre site consisting of an Education/Administration Building and a Bio-Medical Research Facility. The JABSOM complex is the first to incorporate energy efficiency and innovations in both its laboratories and offices by adopting the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System.The medical education building of 114,546 square feet features modern classrooms, a clinical skills center, a grid access-3D room; a human patient simulator facility, and a 150-seat auditorium.
The research building of 184,142 square feet offers researchers state-of-the-art wet laboratory and gross anatomy facilities, a research animal facility, and a 2,000 square foot Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) research laboratory. Shared research core facilities are available for Molecular and Cellular Immunology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Microarray Analysis, Molecular Pathology, Histopathology and Microscopy, BSL-Containment, Pathogen Reference and Reagents, and Histology and Imaging.
Additional research facilities located at other sites include the Institute for Biogenesis Research, the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, the Pacific Biosciences Research Center, and affiliated hospitals throughout the State of Hawaiʻi.