University of Hawaii Manoa, Hawaii

Founded in 1907, the University of Hawaii, Manoa is the flagship university of Hawaii, with 14,000 undergraduate students and a campus covering 320 acres on the island of Oahu.

This is a diverse community with beautiful landscapes and state-of-the-art athletic facilities. The Campus is located just outside Downtown Honolulu; a shimmering mecca of hustle and bustle plus museums and a royal palace.

Ardmore Language Schools is not affiliated with University of Hawaii Manoa. Although programs are scheduled to occur on the campus of University of Hawaii Manoa, the use of University facilities and/or property does not constitute or imply the endorsement or support of Language Schools by University of Hawaii Manoa.

    • Residential Centre
    • Summer Courses
    • Suitable for Groups and Individual Students


  • Traditional Classrooms
  • Swimming Pool
  • Lecture Theatre / Cinema
  • Sports Hall
  • Tennis Court


  • Modern Halls of Residence
  • Twin, Triple or Quad rooms available with shared facilities
  • Lounge with TV and kitchenette
  • Games room and study areas
  • Wifi internet access
  • Superior accommodation available on request

Nearby Airports

12 km from Honolulu Airport

A typical day with Ardmore

Students have three hours of English lessons per day from Monday to Friday, with the lessons divided into two parts.

Part One: Language input, which involves using grammar and vocabulary in various tasks/exercises.

Part Two: Fluency/practice activities aimed at developing fluency through specific tasks like designing a website or poster, conducting a classroom survey or even producing/acting in a short play.

We offer a wide range of activities, which may include: Football, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Tennis, Basketball, etc.

Evening entertainment programme may include Talent Show, Disco, Quiz Nights, Film Nights, Sports Tournaments and more options.

Emphasis on communication helps students to use English for a variety of purposes and in various situations. Our aim is to build students' knowledge and confidence in understanding and speaking English.

Nearby attractions and Excursions

There’s plenty to see and do for a half day, or even an full day around Manoa and nearby. A full day trip to Polynesian Culture Centre, or Circle Island Tour.

Alternatively there are half day excursions more local to the campus, which include a trip to Waikiki Beach, a Visit of Diamond Head Mountain, or Pearl Harbor.

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