Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences


Food Sciences (MS)
Graduate Chair

 Yong Li, PhD
Agricultural Sciences 302C
1955 East West Road
Honolulu, HI    96822
p: (808) 956-6408
f: (808)-956-4024 


Food Sciences Graduate Studies



February 1 for the Fall Semester
September 1 for the Spring Semester

This information along with application materials may be found a:  Graduate Division-Food Science


  • Complete University of Hawaii Graduate Admissions Application online

  • Submit Original transcripts from academic institutions attended (even though a degree was not earned). Transcripts must be sent directly to:

    University of Hawaii at Manoa Office of Graduate Education
    Spalding Hall 354
    2540 Maile Way
    Honolulu, Hawaii  96822

  • Before proceeding any further:  It is strongly recommended that you contact a Faculty member to work with and list them in your Application.  Contact information can be found here.

  • Submit a Notification of Interest in applying to the degree program.  You'll be contacted with instructions on where to submit the following documents online:

    1.  Resume

    2.  Statement of Purpose (<1000 words) which clearly describes the following
           a.  Why you are interested in the program
           b.  What type of research you want to do
           c.  Why you want to attend the University of Hawaii to achieve your goals

      You are also encouraged to provide other information you feel which would aid in the review of your application.

    3.  Two letters of Recommendation from people who know your academic strengths and can comment on your suitability for graduate studies.  (Advice:  get one more than the required number)


HNFAS Department

1955 East West Road
AgSci 216

Honolulu, HI 96822

phone: 808-956-7095

fax: 808-956-4024


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