UH Maui College is located in Kahului on the island of Maui. This four-year baccalaureate university serves as a site of higher education for the people of Maui and allows residents to study near their home rather than relocating to the island of O`ahu for four year degrees. This public, co-educational school is a commuter college without campus housing facilities.
The UH Maui Campus is also the central hub for four learning centers within the County of Maui—the Lahaina Education Center, the Hana Education Center, the Mokolai Education Center, and the Lanai Education Center. These learning centers which residents in remote areas of Maui County to receive education without major relocation.
The school has its roots in 1931 when the Maui Vocational School was opened. It was renamed as the Maui Technical School in 1958 and was incorporated in the University of Hawai`i system in 1965. Over the years, the school has grown from a community college with two-year programs to a branch of the University of Hawai`i system offering four-year degrees.
Bachelors in Science degrees offered at the UH Maui Campus are BA in Applied Business and Information Technology, BA in Engineering Technology, and BA in Sustainable Science Management. Along with Bachelors Degrees there are also numerous Associates Degrees and Certificates offered.