Welcome to the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy

Your pharmacy journey starts here.

The Vision of the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is to drive Improvement of Healthcare in Hawaiʻi and throughout the Pacific. We will achieve this vision by focusing on Hawaiʻi’s unique cultural, physical, and geographic features, by employing world-class faculty, and by graduating exceptional professionals.



The professional Doctor of Pharmacy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and is required for licensure as a pharmacist.


The Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences provides graduate training to students with a minimum of a bachelor's degree who have an interest in research.

Continuing Education

The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is an accredited provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE). We also offer CE for APRN-Rx nurses.

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Our goal is to help you become a highly focused and compassionate health care professional who is a culturally competent, intellectually adaptable, independent, open-minded, and disciplined individual who will be highly valued by other members of the health care team and by your community.

Explore Pharmacy

DKICP’s Pharmacy Exploration Center

Where can a Pharm.D. degree take you? Learn more at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo DKICP’s Pharmacy Exploration Center. Explore 18 digital eLearning activities and discover the diverse and dynamic opportunities a career in pharmacy has to offer.

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Comprehensive Education

Our coursework includes learning alongside other students from UH’s health professional programs of medicine, nursing, social work, public health and psychology.

Academic Excellence

DKICP is committed to building a culture of quality and excellence in pharmacy practice and research. We consistently place 20% of our graduates into post-graduate residency programs.

Our Graduates

Our growing body of alumni are influential practitioners and leaders worldwide. Many serve as experiential pharmacy preceptors throughout the state, continental U.S., Alaska and internationally in the South Pacific and Asia.

Student-Centered Design

Hale Kihoʻihoʻi, a state-of-the-art 45,000 square-foot building is the new home of the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy. The building's Hawaiian name represents the restoration of the land after an eruption and lava flow.

Everything that is housed in and comes from this structure is meant to promote a restoration of both the environment and the people of Hawaiʻi, as well as the global community.

Student Experiences in Our Programs

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