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Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus. UHMC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools & College.

With small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, math labs and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College's Extended Learning  & Workforce Development Office (ELWD) is located in the Laulima building on the Kahului campus, with ample free parking.


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UHMC HO’ĀLA offers continuing education courses throughout the year.  Course topics include: The Motorcycle Safety Foundation basic rider course, CDL prep & transportation certificate, counterbalance fork lift, rough terrain fork lifts, scissors lift, boom lift and aerial lift courses.

Motorcyle Training

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course (MSF)

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic RiderCourse Hawaii edition is approved for use by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) for Motorcycle Rider Education. Upon successful completion of the course, qualified students will be issued a licensing waiver for submission to Dept of Motor Vehicles.


You must be able to safely operate a 2 wheel single track vehicle (i.e. bicycle) in order to learn and accomplish the objectives of the BRC. If you are not able to advance you may discontinue the skills exercises at any time. For your safety and the safety of others you may be dismissed from attempting further exercises.

Students must bring: Valid Hawaii Drivers License and Valid Hawaii Motorcycle Permit Class 2 Long sturdy pants, long sleeve shirt or a jacket.
Over-the ankle shoes or boots
Full fingered gloves
Eye Protection (example: sunglasses, eyeglasses)

Sunblock, snacks and bottled water is highly suggested.

You are welcome to bring your own helmet that is D.O.T certified 3/4 or full faced. If you are borrowing a helmet, please bring a head bandana.

**Students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian on the first day to sign the appropriate liability release forms.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

1. Demonstrate basic motorcycle operation skills like inspecting, mounting, and start/stop engine.
2. Demonstrate fundamental riding skills such as riding in a straight line, turning, shifting, and braking.
3. Demonstrate street riding skills like swerving, maximum braking, advanced turning, and using hand signals.
4. Determine the proper operation of a motorcycle under normal, special and adverse riding conditions.

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