ʻImi Hoʻōla 50th Anniversary

Please join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of theʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program! ʻImi has produced opportunities for students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to fulfill their dreams of becoming physicians, improved the health care services for communities of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific, and created a legacy to be celebrated by all!

More information about the event and how to register will be posted soon!



What: ʻImi Hoʻōla 50th Anniversary Celebration

When: Saturday, October 28, 2023

Where: Koʻolau Ballrooms (45-550 Kīnāʻole Road, Kāneʻohe, HI 96744)

RSVP: by October 2, 2023 at https://tinyurl.com/imihoola50

Are you an alumnus of the ʻImi Hoʻōla Program? Would you like to re-connect with the Program and other alumni?

Please email ihalumni@hawaii.edu or update your information here.


Pictured above is previous ʻImi Hoʻōla anniversaries

Looking for ways to give back and support the program?

Donate to the UH Foundation ʻImi Hoʻōla Program Enrichment Fund: Click Here

The ʻImi Hoʻōla Program Enhancement Fund at UH Foundation provides flexible resources for the Director to invest in areas important to the program’s success. Monies from this fund are frequently used to provide items for which there would otherwise be no funding. Items like:

  • Supplies for ʻImi Hoʻōla courses and the Kalaupapa Service Learning Project
  • Food and lei for students and guests at the Open House and Completion Ceremony
  • Student conference fees
  • Cultural protocol items for welcoming special guests, guest speakers, and potential ʻImi Hoʻōla community collaborators
  • Refreshments for pathway initiatives and recruitment events

Volunteer to be a JABSOM &/or ʻImi Interviewer

The JABSOM Office of Admissions may need volunteers to serve as interviewers of applicants for the MD Program and the ʻImi Hoʻōla Program. Serving as an interviewer is a great way to have input regarding the physicians of our future! To volunteer to be an interviewer for JABSOM and/or ʻImi Hoʻōla please complete the online form below or email medadmin@hawaii.edu for more information.

JABSOM Interviewer Volunteer Form

Mahalo to the Queen’s Health Systems and UH Foundation community donors for their longstanding support of our ʻImi Hoʻōla students and graduates.