UH Hilo Campus Parking Areas
There are four parking categories as seen on the map:
- General (Blue)
- Preferred zones (Red)
- Housing (Green)
- Open (Orange)
Parking permits/passes are required for General (blue), Preferred (red), and Housing (green) Zones during the Spring and Fall semesters from 6:00am to 4:00pm class days, beginning and ending with the first and last day of instruction.
More detailed information about parking permits is available on the Campus Parking page.
General parking is located on the perimeter of the Main Campus and requires a blue parking permit.
Preferred parking is centrally located on the UH Hilo Main Campus, and requires a red parking permit. The Preferred Lots are divided into different zones and permits designate in which zone to park. If designated zone is full, park in any General Lot or overflow in Hale Kehau/Kanilehua and Alahonua lots.
For persons demonstrating a need to park in various lots on campus, (such as those with physical disabilities) a special use “S” permit is available.
Housing parking is available to dormitory residents. Housing Lots are located on the Main Campus and require a green parking permit. Housing parking permit are also allowed to park in the Athletics General parking lot and the General parking above Nowelo Bridge along the right hand side.
Open parking is available in the Lanikaula Lot and on Aohōkū Street.