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
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-7879

Candace Shimabuku, SSRI, UH Mānoa

Candace Shimabuku

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

David Matsuda

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

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

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)

Christine Yakabu-Muramoto, SSRI, UH Mānoa

Christine Yakabu-Muramoto

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

Providing support for:
Anthropology (Non-Archaeology)
Ethnic Studies
Urban & Regional Planning (NDPTC & Non-NDPTC)
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Gail Yamamoto, SSRI, UH Mānoa

Gail Yamamoto

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

Providing support for:
Anthropology (Archaeology)
Geography and Environment
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Policy/Matsunaga Institute