The Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies (CITS) was established in 1988 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to provide basic training in translation and interpretation.  Located within the College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, read more...
Office Hours  Fall 2017  (effective August 21)
Mondays/Wednesdays     9:00am-11:00am, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
and by appointment

Should you need to meet with us, please email CITS to schedule an appointment.
☎︎  (808) 956 6233    ・     ✉︎

Certification of Translations
Effective August 1, 2017, CITS will no longer provide certification of translations
The State of Hawaiʻi Office of Language Access (OLA) offers an online roster of interpreters and translators and translation agencies which can be accessed here
The translators and interpreters who have applied to be included in this Roster are listed according to language and geographic location. 
 CITS does not endorse anyone on the OLA roster, we are simply providiing the information.

This program trains participants in community interpreting. It is open to both UH- and non-UH students. Our classes can be taken on all islands via Hawaii Interactive Television Services (HITS). 
Click here for more information. Find out more about possible funding opportunities here.

Fall 2017 TI COURSES 

TI  403  Introduction to Interpretation (O-focus) (ALL ISLANDS)
M        4:25-6:45pm                  P. Rolland (Kuy 204)

TI 401  Principles of Translation 
MW      2:30-3:45pm               P. Rolland (Moore Hall)

TI 406  Community Interpreting I (E-focus) (ALL ISLANDS)
W      4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)

SPN 605  Spanish Translation Studies
T      3:00-5:30pm                   L. Aranda (Moore 151)

FR 661 Advanced French-English Translation  
Th      2:30-5:00pm                N. Segeral  (Moore 253)

FIL 435  Filipino Translation Techniques
T    3:00-5:30pm                    P. Arboleda (WEB 102)

SPN 305 Introduction to Spanish-English Translation
MWF 1:30-2:20pm                J.L. Castillo-Flores (Moore 226)

CITS is a registered certification exam center for the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI). More details about the certification exam can be found on the NBCMI website.