North Hawaiʻi Education and Research Center (NHERC)
“Providing Access to Quality Educational Opportunities”
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The North Hawai'i Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honoka'a is located 40 miles North of Hilo. NHERC is open Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 4:30 pm.
Classes, Services and Opportunities
NHERC offers the following classes, services and opportunities:
UH Hilo credit courses are offered face-to-face and online formats. High school students are eligible to take UH Hilo courses at NHERC through the Running Start program. Check out our upcoming classes on our Credit Courses page.
Non-credit courses are offered for personal development each semester.
NHERC offers a computer lab available for use by students enrolled at any UH campus and for community members.
A conference room and classrooms of various sizes are available for UH and community use.
Proctoring is available for UH system and out of state students.
The Heritage Center houses an archives & resource center, a changing exhibit gallery, and a long term exhibit gallery (coming soon!) for Hāmākua and North Hawai‘i history.
Check out what's happening at NHERC!
Find out how you can support special projects, events and activities at NHERC.
Annual Security Report Availability
The University of Hawaii at Hilo's (UH Hilo) Annual Campus Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus, in certain off-campus buildings, property owned or controlled by the University of Hawaii at Hilo, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contact UH Hilo Campus Security, (808) 974-7911, located in Room 104 of the Auxilary Services Building, or by visiting the Campus Security website.