College Day 2013

Welcome to the Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC), the “home away from home” for students at UH Hilo from the Pacific Island regions Samoa, RMI, FSM, Palau, Guam, CNMI, as well as students of Pacific islander ethnicities who are US citizens, US nationals, or permanent residents who grew up outside of the islands. We have a team that oversees the services, programs, and resources to facilitate your success. We hope to see you at any of our upcoming events.

News & Events

Need Affordable Health Insurance?

Every Wednesday starting November 4, 2015 until December 16, 2015, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Lori Reuney, Project Coordinator at the Hawaii Island Workforce & Economic Development (HIWEDO) will be at the PISC (Desha's office or in the main center) to answer all your questions about and help sign you up for affordable health insurance options through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace. No appointments necessary.

New Student Orientation - Spring 2016

We invite all new Pacific Islander students who are joining our community in the Spring term to participate in our special orientation to learn about the services and programs available to you from the Pacific Islander Student Center. The orientation is free.

What: Special Orientation for Pacific Islander students
When: Monday, January 11, 2016
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Where: Pacific Islander Student Center, Campus Center 307
Cost: Free

Tutoring Hours - Fall 2015

We are pleased to announced new tutors on board for math, chemistry, biology, writing, women's studies. >> Read more

Need a Job?

The Highly Engaged Learning Positions (HELP) program provides “high impact” jobs for Pacific Islander students at UH Hilo. HELP placements are for students of Pacific island ethncity with high financial need and academic qualifications. Students can apply for existing positions on or off campus. >> Read more


Check out the latest blogs from our Pacific Students Media Team.>>Read more



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