Hawaiʻi is gradually building up its analytics expertise. In our listings of HI analytics degrees & certificates, you’ll find a few dedicated undergraduate programs and targeted graduate credentials. You can choose to lean toward the business side or the analytics & data science side. And you’ll be able to take advantage of internships & industry connections.
Research & Career-Building
Visit the Hawaii Data Science Institute (HI-DSI) first—this is a University of Hawaiʻi System-wide initiative devoted to interdisciplinary research and data science education. It runs workshops, hosts a fellowship program, posts scholarship & job opportunities, and oversees academic & industry projects with Hawaiʻi organizations. Interested in specific realms of analytics? Investigate the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Laboratory for Advanced Visualization & Applications (LAVA) and group & labs within UHM’s Department of Information & Computer Sciences.
Major organizations like INFORMS occasionally visit Honolulu on the conference circuit, so keep an eye on announcements! You may also wish to consider attending the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), which is run by UH Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business; Women in Data Science (WiDS) Hawaiʻi; or the annual Pacific Operational Science and Technology (POST) Conference, which attracts Indo-Pacific experts in science, technology, and security.