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List of famous alumni from University of Hawaii at Manoa, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Hawaii at Manoa include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Hawaii at Manoa alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Hawaii at Manoa are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Hawaii at Manoa.

This list includes Bette Midler, Michael Savage and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Hawaii at Manoa?” and “Which celebrities are University of Hawaii at Manoa alumni?”

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Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Activist, Comedian, Television producer Bette Midler, also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler ...more

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Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Commentator, Author, Radio personality Michael Savage is an American radio host, author, activist, nutritionist, and political commentator. He is the host of The Savage Nation, a nationally syndicated talk show that aired on Talk ...more

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Gordon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Astronaut Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr., better known as Gordon Cooper, was an American aerospace engineer, test pilot, United States Air Force pilot, and one of the seven original astronauts ...more

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Abbas Milani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Professor, Writer Abbas Malekzadeh Milani is an Iranian-American historian and author. Milani is a visiting professor of Political Science and the director of the Iranian Studies program at Stanford University. ...more

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James F. Bell, III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Professor, Scientist James F. Bell III is a Professor of Astronomy at Arizona State University, specializing in the study of planetary geology, geochemistry and mineralogy using data obtained from telescopes and ...more

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Kirk Cashmere is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Lawyer Kirk Cashmere was a prominent civil rights attorney who helped make same-sex marriage a major issue in Hawaii, as well as a historian and pioneer of organized Judaism in the state. Born in ...more

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Mike Eng is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Michael F. "Mike" Eng is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the California State Assembly and the Monterey Park City Council, and was ...more

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Paul Ogata is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Paul Ogata Actor Paul Ogata is an American stand-up comedian and actor.

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Peter Aduja is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Peter Aquino Aduja was the first Filipino American elected to public office in the United States. He was elected as a representative in the Hawaii Legislature in 1954. Born in the Philippines, ...more

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Rudolph Rummel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Historian, Political scientist Rudolph Joseph Rummel was professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii. He spent his career assembling data on collective violence and war with a view toward helping their ...more

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Tammy Duckworth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Pilot, Politician, Soldier Ladda Tammy Duckworth is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. A Democrat, she is the first Asian American woman ...more

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Maya Soetoro-Ng is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Writer, Teacher Maya Kassandra Soetoro-Ng is the maternal half-sister of President Barack Obama. Formerly a high school history teacher, she is a university instructor in Hawaii.

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Daniel Kahikina Akaka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Teacher Daniel Kahikina Akaka(李硕) is a Native Hawaiian-Chinese American politician who was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1990 to 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Akaka was the first ...more

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Jason Elam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Jason Elam is a retired American football placekicker. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft and played 15 seasons with the Broncos and two with the ...more

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Mat McBriar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Mat McBriar is an Australian born player of American football who is currently a free agent of the National Football League. McBriar played college football for the University of Hawaii. He was ...more

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Rodney Bradley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Rodney Bradley Athlete, American football player Rodney Bradley is an American football wide receiver who played for the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

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Lolo Soetoro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Geographer, Geologist Lolo Soetoro, also known as Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo or Mangundikardjo, was the Indonesian stepfather of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

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Pradeep Sindhu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Pradeep Sindhu is Indian American entrepreneur who is the co-founder and Chief Technical Officer/Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Juniper Networks Inc. He was also the CEO of the ...more

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Richard Parsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Businessperson Richard Dean "Dick" Parsons, an American business executive, is the former chairman of Citigroup and the former chairman and CEO of Time Warner. He stepped down as CEO of Time Warner ...more

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Travis LaBoy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Travis LaBoy is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hawaii. LaBoy is the son of ...more

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Neil Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician Neil Abercrombie is an American politician who served as the seventh Governor of Hawaii from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Born in Buffalo, New York, Abercrombie is a ...more

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Chester Gorman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Anthropologist, Archaeologist Chester F. Gorman was an American anthropologist and archaeologist. Born in Oakland, California, he grew up on his parent's dairy farm in Elk Grove. He studied at the Sacramento State University ...more

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Jeff Ulbrich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Jeff Ulbrich American football player Jeff Ulbrich is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played for the San Francisco 49ers from 2000 to 2009. He was drafted by the 49ers in the 3rd round in ...more

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Leland Yee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Psychologist Leland Yin Yee is a former Democratic California State Senator for District 8, which when he was elected, covered parts of San Francisco and the Peninsula. Yee was arrested by the FBI on March ...more

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Isaac Sopoaga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Isa'ako "Isaac" Sopoaga is an American football nose tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Ashley Lelie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Ashley Jovon Lelie is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos 19th overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hawaii. Lelie has also ...more

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Ben Finney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Anthropologist, Historian Ben Rudolph Finney is an American anthropologist known for his expertise in the history and cultural and social anthropology of surfing, Polynesian navigation and canoe sailing, and in the ...more

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David Mattison is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Archivist David Mattison is an archivist, historian and information retrieval expert who'd been waiting for the Internet to arrive ever since he read about in John Brunner's novel The Shockwave Rider

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Mazie Hirono is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician Mazie Keiko Hirono is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Hawaii, in office since 2013. Hirono, a member of the Democratic Party, previously served as a member of ...more

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Spark Matsunaga is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician Spark Masayuki Matsunaga was a United States Senator from Hawaii. He was an American Democrat whose legislation in the United States Senate led to the creation of the Commission on Wartime ...more

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Hiram Fong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician Hiram Leong Fong, born Yau Leong Fong, was an American businessman and politician from Hawaii. He is most notable for his service as Republican United States Senator from 1959 to 1977, and for ...more

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Barack Obama Sr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Economist Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. was a Kenyan senior governmental economist and the father of U.S. President Barack Obama. He is a central figure of his son's memoir, Dreams from My Father. Obama ...more

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Daniel Inouye is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye was a Medal of Honor recipient, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a United States Senator from Hawaii, a member of the Democratic Party, and the ...more

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Jan C. Ting is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Professor Jan Ching-an Ting is a Professor of Law at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware in the 2006 U.S. Senate election, but ...more

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Larry Cole is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Larry Rudolph Cole is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League who played his entire professional career with the Dallas Cowboys. He played in five Super ...more

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Mark Tuinei is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Mark Pulemau Tuinei was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. Known as a "gentle giant", his career lasted for 15 years and his ...more

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John Embree is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Anthropologist John F. Embree was an American anthropologist and academic who specialized in the study of Japan.

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Pisa Tinoisamoa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Pisa Tinoisamoa American football player Apisaloma "Pisa" Donald Tinoisamoa is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football

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Kirby Wright is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Novelist, Writer Kirby Wright is an American writer best known for his coming of age island novel PUNAHOU BLUES and the epic novel MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, which is based on the life and times of Wright's paniolo ...more

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Vince Manuwai is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Vincent Keoni Manuwai is a former American football guard. He was drafted in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football for the University of ...more

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Kynan Forney is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
American football player Kynan Lerrol Forney is a former American football player. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hawaii. Forney has also ...more

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Lee Jong-wook is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Physician Lee Jong-wook was the director-general of the World Health Organization for three years. He joined the WHO in 1983, working on a variety of projects including the Global Programme for Vaccines ...more

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Bobby Singh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Bobby Singh is a retired professional American and Canadian football guard. He last played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders in the first ...more

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Ann Dunham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Anthropologist Stanley Ann Dunham was the mother of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, and an American anthropologist who specialized in economic anthropology and rural development. Dunham ...more

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Milton Murayama is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Milton Murayama Novelist, Writer Milton Murayama is an American Nisei novelist and playwright. His first novel, All I Asking for Is My Body is considered a classic novel of the experiences of Japanese Americans in Hawaii before ...more

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Kenneth P. Moritsugu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Kenneth P. Moritsugu is an American physician and public health administrator. Mortisugu was a Rear Admiral in the USPHS, who retired in September 2007 as acting United States Surgeon General. A ...more

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Neal Blaisdell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Teacher Neal Shaw Blaisdell served as Mayor of Honolulu from 1955 to 1969 as a member of the Hawaii Republican Party. As chief executive of City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, Blaisdell oversaw one of ...more

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Dwight Takamine is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Dwight Y. Takamine is an Okinawan-American Hawaii state senator and state representative. A Democrat, he represents the first district on the island of Hawai'i.

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Margie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Journalist, Psychologist, Writer Margarita Go-Singco Holmes, popularly known as Dr. Margie Holmes, is a popular psychologist specializing in sex therapy in the Philippines.

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Mari Matsuda is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Hawaii At Manoa Alumni
Lawyer Mari J. Matsuda is an American lawyer, activist, and law professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii. Matsuda returned to Richardson in the fall of 2008. ...more