Admissions

UH Hilo Virtual Events

What is it like to be at UH Hilo? Join us for a virtual event and learn more about our UH Hilo ╩╗ohana.

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Explore UH Hilo

Get to know our campus and get your questions answered! Begin your journey by signing up for a virtual information session to connect with an admissions counselor, watch virtual tours of our campus or sign up for one of our virtual events.

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Admissions Presentations for Freshmen

Learn more about UH Hilo's unique learning environment, student life and academic programs. Our admissions counselors will also explain the freshman admissions process and requirements, review our tuition, and share information about financial aid.

Admissions Presentation for Transfer

Learn more about UH Hilo's unique learning environment, student life and academic programs. Our admissions counselors will also explain the transfer admissions process and requirements, review our tuition, and share information about financial aid.

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Admissions Presentations for International

If you are an international student or non-resident living abroad, register for our virtual presentation to learn more about our international admissions process, English proficiency requirements, and hear directly from our international admissions counselor.

One-on-One Admissions Counselor Meetings

Have questions about UH Hilo? Have a personalized conversation with an admissions counselor.

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UH System Transfer Counseling

Join us for virtual one-on-one transfer counseling with the University of Hawaii Hilo Admissions Office. This meeting session is geared towards UH System students that are interested in transferring to UH Hilo.

Videos

Explore our campus anytime by viewing our campus tours highlights video! Let us show you around our campus and connect you with several of our student support programs so you can see what your UH Hilo experience could be like.

UH Hilo Campus Tour Highlights

First Year Experience (FYE) is committed to supporting all of the newest members of our university ╩╗ohana (family).

The K─źpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center promotes a designated place of learning, at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, which allows students to thrive.

Meet your Admissions Counselor

Schedule a time to meet with your UH Hilo Admissions Counselor to learn more about the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo and what opportunities are available to you as a UH Hilo student. Discussions can include the admissions process, enrollment steps, housing options and scholarship opportunities.

Schedule an individual Admissions Counselor Meeting

Lisa Ann Amaral

Lisa Ann Amaral

Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: egusal@hawaii.edu
Locations: Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada, Christian Liberty School, Hilo High School, Ka╩╗┼ź High School, Kaua╩╗i Community College, Ke Ana La╩╗ahana PCS, Ke Kula ╩╗O N─üwah─źokalani╩╗┼Źpu╩╗u, Kohala High School, Kua O Ka L─ü PCS, Laupahoehoe High School, Kaua╩╗i, Ni╩╗ihau

Keola Callo

Keola Callo

Interim Admissions Counselor
Email: kcallo@hawaii.edu
Locations: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, Connections Charter School, Hawai╩╗i Academy of Arts & Sciences, Kamehameha Schools Hawai╩╗i, Kea╩╗au High School, P─ühoa High School, Wai─ükea High School

Yukiko Hanashiro

Yukiko Hanashiro

International Admissions Counselor
Email: yukikoha@hawaii.edu
Locations: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina Tennessee, Texas, Asia Pacific International School, Hawai╩╗i Mission Academy, Hawai╩╗i Preparatory Academy,Honoka╩╗a High School, Kanu O Ka ╩╗─Çina Charter, Parker School, Saint Joseph High School

Jennifer Naguwa

Jennifer Naguwa

Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: jnaguwa@hawaii.edu
Locations: O╩╗ahu, Maui, Moloka╩╗i, L─üna╩╗i

Natalie Quinajon

Natalie Quinajon

Interim Admissions Counselor
Email: ntq@hawaii.edu
Locations: Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, Kealakehe High School, Ke Kula o Ehuniukaimalino, Makua Lani Christian School, West Hawai╩╗i Explorations

Maria Vicente

Maria Vicente

Interim Admissions Counselor
Email: marialv@hawaii.edu
Locations: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, BYU Hawai╩╗i, Chaminade University, Hawai╩╗i Pacific University, Hawai╩╗i Tokai Intl, Hawai╩╗i Community College, Hawai╩╗i Community College ÔÇô P─ülamanui, Honolulu Community College, Kapi╩╗olani Community College, Leeward Community College, Windward Community College UH M─ünoa, UH Maui College, UH West O╩╗ahu

Digital Backgrounds

Proud to be a UH Hilo Vulcan? Download UH Hilo digital backgrounds to show your pride as a member of our UH Hilo Ohana!

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