Terms and Conditions

University of Hawaiʻi Press Terms & Conditions


1. About us

Terms and conditions of ordering

2. Confirmation of order
3. Currency
4. Amendments to your (online) order
5. Refunds
7. Not yet published titles
8. Use
9. Disclaimer
10. Liability
11. Copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property
12. Data protection
13. Governing law and jurisdiction
14. Miscellaneous


These terms apply to the entire content of this website under the domain names www.uhpress.hawaii.edu.

If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this website. University of Hawaiʻi Press may update these terms from time to time and any changes will be effective immediately on being set out here. Please ensure you are aware of the current terms.

1. About Us

Our full contact details are:
University of Hawaiʻi Press
2840 Kolowalu Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
United States
Phone: BOOKS (808)956-8255 | JOURNALS (808)956-8833
Email: BOOKS uhpbooks@hawaii.edu | JOURNALS uhpjourn@hawaii.edu

Terms and conditions of ordering

2. Confirmation of Order

We will confirm your order on the basis of these terms and conditions and a confirmation will be sent to the email address you supplied when ordering.

3. Currency

All payments made through this online payment facility must be made in US Dollars ($).

4. Amendments to your [online] order

4.1 Any requests for changes to your online order should be communicated to University of Hawaiʻi Press as soon as possible, although we cannot guarantee that it will always be possible to address your request due to availability etc.

4.2 If you wish to order services additional to your initial orders then these need to be ordered online as a separate order. No changes will be possible to the initial order once it has been submitted but if you need assistance please contact University of Hawaiʻi Press (tel: (808)956-8255).

5. Returns and Refunds

Books and other retail items purchased from this website may be returned within 14 days of purchase with original receipt and all journals subscriptions and single-issue journal purchases are final. Original receipt is required for all refunds and exchanges, and merchandise must be in original condition (including shrink-wrapped items and digital access codes). Please provide your order number and notify Customer Service prior to returning any merchandise. Damaged merchandise must be reported within 7 days of receipt. Click here to Contact Us.

6. Use

6.1 In accessing this website, you agree that the website is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only. Unless you have University of Hawaiʻi Press’ prior written permission, you are not permitted to copy, make available to the public, download, store (in any medium), show in public, adapt or change in any way the material (or any part of it) contained on this website for any purpose whatsoever.

6.2 Without limitation to any matter set out in this Terms and Conditions of Use or University of Hawaiʻi Press’ Privacy Policy you must not use this website to:

• commit or encourage unlawful acts or in breach of these terms of use
• misrepresent your identity
• hack, or attempt to hack, any part of the website or any system used to run it
• store personal data derived from the website
• post material that is obscene, offensive, or otherwise unlawful
• technically harm the website and/or its systems (including, without limitation, computer
• viruses or malicious software or harmful data)

6.3 While University of Hawaiʻi Press tries to make this website available 24 hours a day, it reserves the right to suspend or withdraw access, without notice, to either the whole or part of the website, for any reason.

7. Disclaimer

7.1 While University of Hawaiʻi Press tries to ensure that the information on this website is accurate at the time it was published on the site, it does not warrant that this is the case. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the material on this website is provided “as is”, and without warranties, conditions or other terms of any kind.

7.2 Nothing on this website constitutes any part of a contract unless otherwise expressly stated.

7.3 Any links within this website to third party websites are not checked by University of Hawaiʻi Press bears no responsibility for the content of external sites. If you access external sites through this website, you do so at your own risk.

8. Liability

8.1 To the fullest extent permitted by law, the University of Hawaiʻi Press excludes all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with the use of this website in any way. Nothing will limit the University of Hawaiʻi Press’ liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud.

8.2 Every effort is made to ensure downloadable content is free from viruses. The University of Hawaiʻi Press accepts no liability for damages resulting from virus infection.

9. Copyright, Trademarks and Other Intellectual Property

9.1 Unless stated otherwise, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all text, images and other material on this website are owned by University of Hawaiʻi Press or its licensors.

9.2 The trade marks and logos used and displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trade marks of University of Hawaiʻi Press or those of others. You may not use these trade marks without our prior written consent, or that of the relevant owner.

10. Data Protection

We take your privacy seriously and treat your data under the terms of the GDPR. Please see our Privacy Policy.

11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use are governed by the laws of the State of Hawaiʻi.

12. Miscellaneous

12.1 These terms and conditions of use are not intended to, nor shall they confer any benefit on a third party.

12.2 No waiver by the University of Hawaiʻi Press of any breach of these terms by you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or of any other provision.

12.3 Section headings have been included for convenience only and shall not be considered part of, or be used in interpreting, these terms.

12.4 If, at any time, any provision of these terms is or becomes invalid or illegal in any respect, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from the terms, but the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected as a result.