University of Hawaiʻi Marching Band
SchoolUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
LocationHonolulu, HI
ConferenceMountain West
DirectorAdam Kehl

The University of Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warrior Marching Band is a marching band for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.


The first band at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was established in 1923. The only university marching band in the state of Hawaii and the biggest student organization on campus performs pregame and halftime at all the Hawaiʻi Warriors football home games at Aloha Stadium, including bowl games, as well as pep band at home games for basketball and volleyball.

General information

The UH marching band consists of over 220 members. Under the direction of Adam Kehl, it is considered a one-credit graded course at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. Students enrolled receive a tuition waiver, with rehearsals three days a week. The band played at the 2008 Sugar Bowl.

Instrumentation includes approximately 19 flutes and piccolos, 10 clarinets, 30 alto/tenor saxophones, 20 French horns, 30 trumpets, 22 trombones, 10 baritones, 18 tubas, 30 percussion and 14 color guard