Fiscal Office and Compliance Unit Services

The Fiscal Office and Compliance Unit Services (FOCUS) provides administrative and financial compliance oversight for the College of Social Sciences’ research and training activities including pre-award review/approvals of extramurally-funded proposals, execution of contractual documents for procuring goods, services, and construction within SSRI’s designated purchasing authority, as well as limited human resource functions. FOCUS is staffed with experienced employees knowledgeable in Federal, State, and University policies and procedures and works closely with the Research Services (RS) unit to provide administrative support to CSS faculty and staff.

Calvin Fujioka

Fiscal Administrator
Office: Saunders 704B
1 (808) 956-7879

David Matsuda

Fiscal Administrator
Office: Saunders 704C
1 (808) 956-7379

Candace Shimabuku, SSRI, UH Mānoa

Candace Shimabuku

Fiscal Administrator
Office: Saunders 704A
1 (808) 956-7984

Prior to contacting the Fiscal Administrators (above), please contact the Admin & Fiscal Support Specialist (below) assigned to support your specific unit.

Christine Yakabu-Muramoto, SSRI, UH Mānoa

Christine Yakabu-Muramoto

Admin & Fiscal Support Specialist
Office: Saunders 704
1 (808) 956-9921

Providing support for:
CSS Dean's Office
Ethnic Studies
Public Administration
Women's Studies

Gail Yamamoto, SSRI, UH Mānoa

Gail Yamamoto

Admin & Fiscal Support Specialist
Office: Saunders 704
1 (808) 956-7342

Providing support for:
Peace / Public Policy Center
Political Science
Urban and Regional Planning (NDPTC and Non-NDPTC)
Honolulu County Offender Reentry Pilot (HCORP)
Research and Evaluation in Public Safety (REPS)

SSRI staff providing support for:
Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative Research Program (HCRI)
Telecommunications & Social Informatics Program (TASI) / Pacific Health Informatics Data Center (PHIDC)
University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO)