Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEARUP))



GRANT SERVICES OVERVIEW    -                     


GEAR UP Maui is a federally funded grant sponsored by the US Department of Education. The program is a Partnership Grant between UH Maui College and local Maui County Schools including over 800 students including native Hawaiian haumana in high schools from central and upcountry Maui.

GEAR UP follows and supports students beginning in their 7th grade year through high school and into their first year - Post High School.

SERVICES and Program include:

  • Classroom &  Curriculum Workshops
  • Academic & Career Services
  • Community Partnerships and  Resources

Program Staff:

GEAR UP Maui is a year round program and as such the staff maintains constant and consistent contact and learning experiences for the cohort. Staff members include:

S. Leihuanani Bissen, Director

S. Lehua Kaopio, Navigator