University of Hawaiʻi — West Oʻahu
University of Hawaii - West Oahu Campus Security

Campus Security

2017 Annual Security Report

Phone: 689-2911 (dial 2911 when using a UHWO campus phone)

The University of Hawai‘i - West O‘ahu Campus Security Department is firmly committed to ensuring a safe and secure campus environment for people and their property at the UH West O‘ahu campus within the constraints of federal, state, local laws and university policies. The members of the Campus Security Department are committed to providing high-quality public safety services with a strong emphasis on customer service. 

Campus Security is located in the Maintenance/Mechanical Building, room F202. Office hours are Monday through Friday (excluding state holidays), from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

UHWO Campus Security officers do not have police powers or arrest authority and are not authorized to carry firearms. Campus Security officers may detain person(s) involved in the violation of laws and those involved in criminal acts they personally view, or those positively identified as having committed such an act by victims or witnesses.


Security Officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Along with routine patrol duties and traffic control, other services include conducting investigations, responding to emergencies and alarms, making emergency notifications, and securing rooms and buildings. Routine facility and landscaping assessments are made to minimize hazardous conditions. Exterior lighting, doors, and shrubbery are checked for unsafe or hazardous conditions.

A safety escort service is provided from dusk to dawn for anyone on campus traveling to any University parking lot or facility. Dial 2911 from any campus phone or 689-2911 from a mobile phone to request a safety escort.

Officers conduct patrols regularly to deter potential crime and respond to medical emergencies. Officers are trained in emergency First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), which are located throughout the campus.


Dial 2911 from any UH West O'ahu campus phone to report crimes and other emergencies to the Campus Security Office. Dial 689-2911 to reach an officer from a mobile or off-campus phone. Campus Security can also be reached via email at

Eleven emergency call boxes (Code Blue Phones) are located throughout campus that, when activated, connect the caller to Campus Security. Call box locations are indicated on the campus map.

The UH West Oahu Campus Security Officers are:

Gary Rivers

Sergeant Gary Rivers
(808) 689-2536

Fia Brown

Fia Brown

Eric Miyata

Eric Miyata