Taxi and Bus Passes

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Taxi Passes

The County of Hawaiʻi offers a flexible shared ride taxi program. For as little as $2.00/coupon, not to exceed $30.00 (15 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.

Download a list of Taxi companies in the Share Ride Program.

Bus Passes

The County Mass Transit Agency offers fare-free bus rides on all Hele-On Bus Routes throughout the Island of Hawaiʻi. Go to 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 for the updated bus fares.



More Information

For more information on taxi and bus passes, please call Mass Transit at (808) 961-8744 or visit their website at