College graduation dates
More than 5,400 university and college students throughout the state will don mortarboards and graduation robes in the coming weeks to accept diplomas.
The commencement exercises are:
- University of Hawai'i at Manoa: Stan Sheriff Center, May 19, 9 a.m. undergraduate commencement; 2 p.m. graduate commencement. Free; first come, first seated. Overflow crowds will have TV monitors.
- University of Hawai'i-Hilo: UH-Hilo New Gym, Athletic Complex, 9 a.m. May 18.
- UH West O'ahu: Leeward Community College Tuthill Courtyard, 9 a.m. May 18.
- Hawai'i Pacific University: Waikiki Shell, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Free entrance for the grass area after 6:30 p.m., with seating for graduates and families with tickets.
- Brigham Young University-Hawai'i: Cannon Activity Center, 9 a.m. June 22.
- Chaminade University: Blaisdell Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Monday. Tickets needed.
The UH community college system; all ceremonies open to the public:
- Kapi'olani Community College: Waikiki Shell, 6:30 p.m. May 16.
- Honolulu Community College: Waikiki Shell, 5 p.m. May 17.
- Leeward Community College: Tuthill Courtyard, May 17 at 5 p.m. with 212 candidates.
- Kaua'i Community College: Kaua'i War Memorial Convention Hall, 6 p.m. May 17.
- UH Center Maui: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theater, 6 p.m. May 17.
- Hawai'i Community College: UH-Hilo New Gym, Athletic Complex, 7 p.m. May 17.
- Windward Community College: Hale Palanakila Theatre, 1 p.m. May 18.
- UH John A. Burns Medical School Convocation Ceremony: Kennedy Theatre, 3 p.m. May 18.
- UH Manoa School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene Recognition Ceremony: Kennedy Theatre, 9 a.m. May 18.
- UH Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony: Battery Randolph, Fort DeRussy, 1 p.m. May 18.
- UH Center at West Hawai'i: King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, Kamakahonua Ballroom, 4 p.m. May 18.
- Maui Community College: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 1 p.m. May 19.
- UH Manoa Richardson School of Law: Andrews Amphitheater, 5 p.m. May 20.
- UH Manoa School of Architecture Commencement Ceremony: Hawai'i Theatre, 5:30 p.m. May 20.