Manly Kanoa, MBA
School of Travel Industry Management
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2560 Campus Road, George Hall 112
Honolulu, HI 96822
Manly Ku‘ualohapoina‘ole Kanoa
Manly Ku‘ualohapoina‘ole Kanoa is a lecturer of Management by Cultural Values at the University of Hawai‘i – School of Travel Industry Management sharing his background as a Hawaiian cultural trainer, practitioner and storyteller.
Manly is currently the owner of Hokupa‘a Learning Center LLC, a company using Native Hawaiian methods and values to provide management training, work values and cultural awareness. His company conducts historical tours, cultural seminars and talk story sessions.
Manly is affiliated with Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association where he conducts training seminars for the tourism industry. He is a lecturer with Ho‘okipa Learning Center with classes at the Bishop Museum and Maui Community College. He is a member of the Waikiki Byways Committee that is establishing Waikiki to be a Great American Highway.
Manly previously worked with Papa Ola Lōkahi, a Native Hawaiian Health organization, to organize the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide convention which brought English-speaking indigenous people from all over the world together in Honolulu.
Manly is a graduate of Saint Louis High School in Honolulu. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College and received his Master’s degree at University of Virginia, McIntire School of Business. He received his uniki (certification) from Ola Hawai‘i as a Hawaiian cultural trainer. He is a cultural practitioner, knowledgeable in the arts of lomilomi and ho‘oponopono.