News & Events

rancis X. Hezel, SJ – Jesuit author, educator, consultant, and expert on Micronesian history will visit the Big Island as a guest of the East West Center at UH Manoa and the Pacific Islander Student Center at UH Hilo. He will give two public lectures on campus and meet with the Micronesian diaspora. - See more at: http://www.pacificstudents.org/francis-x-hezel-sj-to-speak-at-uh-hilo/#sthash.t18zVdAY.dpuf

Francis X. Hezel, SJ – Jesuit author, educator, consultant, and expert on Micronesian history will visit the Big Island as a guest of the East West Center at UH Manoa and the Pacific Islander Student Center at UH Hilo. He will give two public lectures on campus and meet with the Micronesian diaspora. - See more at: http://www.pacificstudents.org/francis-x-hezel-sj-to-speak-at-uh-hilo/#sthash.t18zVdAY.dpuf

Francis X. Hezel, SJ – Jesuit author, educator, consultant, and expert on Micronesian history will visit the Big Island as a guest of the East West Center at UH Manoa and the Pacific Islander Student Center at UH Hilo. He will give two public lectures on campus and meet with the Micronesian diaspora. - See more at: http://www.pacificstudents.org/francis-x-hezel-sj-to-speak-at-uh-hilo/#sthash.t18zVdAY.dpuf

Francis X. Hezel, SJ – Jesuit author, educator, consultant, and expert on Micronesian history will visit the Big Island as a guest of the East West Center at UH Manoa and the Pacific Islander Student Center at UH Hilo. He will give two public lectures on campus and meet with the Micronesian diaspora. - See more at: http://www.pacificstudents.org/francis-x-hezel-sj-to-speak-at-uh-hilo/#sthash.t18zVdAY.dpuf

Francis X. Hezel, SJ – Jesuit author, educator, consultant, and expert on Micronesian history will visit the Big Island as a guest of the East West Center at UH Manoa and the Pacific Islander Student Center at UH Hilo. He will give two public lectures on campus and meet with the Micronesian diaspora. - See more at: http://www.pacificstudents.org/francis-x-hezel-sj-to-speak-at-uh-hilo/#sthash.t18zVdAY.dpuf

Special Orientation

When: Monday, August 25, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Place: PISC, Campus Center 307 (campus map)
Cost: Free

An special orientation for all new Pacific Islander students at UH Hilo to learn about the programs and services of the Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC) at UH Hilo.

Island Time

When: Friday, September 5, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Place: PISC, Campus Center 307 (campus map)
Cost: Free

Island Time is an informal social gathering hosted by all the Pacific Islander student organizations at UH Hilo (the Chuukese Student Association (CSA), Kosrae Hilo Organization (KHO), Marshallese Iakwe Club (MIC), Ngelekel Belau, Pohnpei Kaselehlie Club, Tupulaga O Samoa mo a Taeao (TOS), Waab Student Organization (WSO) to introduce the PI clubs to new Pacific Islander students and anyone interested in knowing more about the Pacific Islander clubs and cultures. More info>>

HELP Job Training

When: see Upcoming Events
Time: various times
Place: PISC, Campus Center 307 (campus map)
Cost: Free

Students interested in a campus job MUST attend one of the HELP Job Training workshops to learn about the Highligh Engaged Learning Positions (HELP) program.

Upcoming Events

All events at the PISC are free of charge unless otherwise stated. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to read the events description.

FALL 2014

August

  • 6 - 18: Pacific Islander Summer Bridge Program
  • 19: International Student Orientation, 9:00 - 4:00, CC 301
  • 21: New Student Orientation Program, varied locations
  • 25: New Pacific Islander Student Orientation, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 26: HELP Job Training, 11:00 - 12:00, PISC
  • 27: HELP Job Training, 11:00 - 12:00, PISC
  • 28: Workshop: APIASF Scholarship for Pacific Islander Students, 11:00 - Noon, PISC
  • 28: HELP Job Training, 2:00 - 3:00, PISC

September

  • 5: HELP Symposium, 9:00 - 5:00, CC 301
  • 5: Island Time Kick-Off, 5:30 -7:30 pm, PISC
  • 8: HELP Info Session, 11:00 - 12:00, PISC
  • 9: HELP Info Session, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, PISC
  • 10: HELP Info Session, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, PISC
  • 19: Navigating Success: Time Management, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, PISC

October

  • 23: Navigating Success Workshop: Job Interviewing Skills, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, PISC
  • 29: How Students Succeed at UH Hilo, 4 - 5 pm, Kilohana

November

  • 6: HELP Info Sessions, 10 - 11 am, Noon - 1 pm, 2 - 3 pm, 4 - 5 pm, PISC
  • 7: HELP Info Sessions, 10 - 11 am, Noon - 1 pm, 2 - 3 pm, PISC
  • 8: Island Time - hosted by Pohnpei Kaselehlie Club, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 12: Navigating Success Workshop: Preparing for Finals, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, PISC

December

  • 9-12: O Hell Week Special Hours, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm, PISC
  • 16 - 20: Finals Week

 

SPRING 2015

January

  • 13: Pacific Islander Student Orientation, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 15: HELP Job Training, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, PISC
  • 16: HELP Job Training, Noon - 1 pm, PISC
  • 21: HELP Job Training, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, PISC
  • 22: HELP Job Training, noon - 1:00 pm, PISC
  • 24: Speaker Series: Joakim Peter, "Health Care Needs for COFA", 4:30 - 5:30 pm, CC 301
  • 30: How to Effectively Apply for Scholarships, 12 - 1 pm, PISC

February

  • 7 & 8: International Nights, 5:00 pm, Theater
  • 13: FAFSA Workshop, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • 20: Film screening, "The Land of Eb", 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 28: Job Interviewing Skills, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, PISC

March

  • 14: Island Time - Ngelekel Belau, 5:30 - 8:00 pm, PISC
  • 19: Pacific Speaker Series: Francis X. Hezel, SJ

April

  • 4: Island Time - Chuukese Student Association, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 7: Navigating Success Workshop: Year-End Reflection

May

  • 2: HELP Symposium
  • 5-8: O Hell Week - Late Hours at PISC, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

SUMMER 2014

June

  • TBD

July

  • TBD