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 Spring 2017  (January 4 - May 8)
Monday:  8:30am - 1:30pm ・  Wednesday: 8:30-1:00
Please schedule an appointment via email before you visit our office in TP 104. 
☎︎  (808) 956 6233    ・     ✉︎

The University of Hawaiʻi is currently on Spring Break.
We will be back on Monday, April 3!

Certification of Translations
As a commitment to our community, CITS certifies the translation of documents from most languages into English and vice versa.
For a certification, the document has to be translated before you bring it to our office.

Accepting Applications NOW for our
July 3-August 11, 2017

Languages offered: Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
(availability varies, depending on enrollment)

The program 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.

Spring 2017 COURSES 

TI  403  Introduction to Interpretation (O-focus)
T        4:25-6:45pm                  P. Rolland (Moore Hall)

TI 404  Spanish-English Translation (WI-focus) 
TR      9:00-10:15am               L. Aranda

TI 405  Court Interpreting I (ALL ISLANDS)
M      4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)

TI 408  Medical Interpreting I (ALL ISLANDS)*
W      4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)
* This course fulfills the 40-hour training requirement to become certified                               by The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters

TI 422 Computer-Assisted Translation 
MW    1200-1:15pm                P. Rolland 

TI 425 Japanese to English Translation  (WI-focus)
MWF    9:30 - 10:20am           Y. Tateyama
CITS is no longer administering the Graduate Reading Exam. 
Please contact the appropriate language department.

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.