Membership is open to Hawaii-based educational research organizations and educational institutions with an interest in conducting educational research. Applications for membership will be reviewed by HPERC. Qualified organizations become members upon signing a memorandum of understanding, and maintain membership by participating in the activities of HPERC.

HPERC consists of nine member organizations and has a steering committee selected from the member organizations' designated representatives.

Current HPERC members are:


  • Chaminade University
  • Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Hawaii State Department of Education
  • Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, Pacific Center for Changing the Odds
  • Pacific Resources for Education and Learning 
  • University of Hawaii - West Oahu
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Education
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, Social Science Research Institute