Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 12, 2023
Diamond Head Theatre

Ceremony #1: 1:00 pm
Ceremony #2: 5:00 pm

Get up-to-date & detailed

Cap & Gown

Graduates will be required to wear Commencement Regalia (Cap & Gown) at
the Commencement Ceremony.
Purchase your “Graduation Gown Set” through the Kapiʻolani Bookstore, in-store or online.

What do you need to do?

  1. You must register for Commencement to be able to participate in the ceremony. We will not accept walk-ins on the day of the event. If you have not registered via
    Eventbrite by the April 16th deadline, email to inquire about late registration.
  2. Check your email for detailed instructions and messages
    from the Commencement Team.
  3. Visit the 2022-2023 Commencement Ceremony page for up-to-date, detailed information.


For any questions regarding the commencement ceremony and grad activities, please email