Taxi and Bus Passes
The County of Hawaiʻi offers a flexible shared ride taxi program. For as little as $2.00/coupon, not to exceed $12.00 (6 coupons) per week. To obtain door-to-door transportation service within the urbanized area of Hilo. Travel is limited to 9 miles.
Taxi coupons are avaliable at the Mass Transit Agency, Da Lava Tube in Lava Landing, and at the Moʻoheau Bus Terminal in downtown Hilo.
The County Mass Transit Agency offers fare-free bus rides on all Hele-On Bus Routes throughout the Island of Hawaiʻi. Go to hilo.hawaii.edu/uhh/about/bussched.php for the bus schedule and routes stopping at UH Hilo.
Effective July 13, 2013, UH Hilo/HawCC students with a valid student ID will be charged $1.00/ride, $7.50/sheet of 10, or $45.00/month. Go to http://www.heleonbus.org/news/bus-fare-increases-effective-july-1-2013 for the updated bus fares.
For more information on taxi and bus passes, please call Mass Transit at (808) 961-8744 or visit their website at www.hawaiicounty.gov/mass-transit/.