Community Connections Fair 2023

Community Connections Fair 2023 headerLooking for Community Connections?

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
10:00am - 1:00pm
Campus Center Plaza

Join us to meet campus and community organizations about:

  • resources
  • volunteer opportunities
  • internships
  • employment
  • and more!

AND visit the Mo‘okini Library Lanai to learn about Zero Waste Hawai‘i Island and Perpetualʻs reusable foodware project. FREE pizza for participants (while supplies last)!

Event flyer: Join Us! Be a part of designing a reusable foodware system for Hilo! Tuesday, October 24, Drop in anytime 10am-1pm UH Hilo Library Lanai, Join us to imagine how a reuse system could benefit Hilo, share your experience and ideas, learn about whatʻs possible, think through design options and what would work best for Hilo QR link:, contact Jennifer Navarra, 808-657-5972,

Partner Organizations

This list will be updated as our partner list is confirmed, so please check back!

Adventure Centers Hawai‘i

Adventure Centers Hawaii was formed to help stimulate community interest, involvement and support in the field of physical fitness education for children and young adults who otherwise would not have access to such services. Contact:

Aloha ‘Īlio Rescue

At Aloha ‘Īlio, we strive to ensure every dog is matched up with an owner that is serious about the commitment adopting a dog entails, while at the same time ensuring that both parties are happy to become a family together. Contact:

Hale Lako

Hale Lako, the UH Hilo student supply house provides non-perishable food, school supplies, clothes, and personal hygiene items such as soap and laundry detergent when available for UH Hilo students with a valid student ID at no cost. Contact:

Ho’ōla Nā Pua

Ho`ōla Nā Pua, meaning ‘New Life for Our Children,’ was founded to shine light onto the dark criminal enterprise of sex trafficking, placing the health of Hawaii’s youth at the center of our mission and vision for our community. Contact:


The Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center's vision is to ensure a Hawaiian place of learning at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Contact:

NexTech Hawai‘i

Our emphasis is STEM skills and career learning through a framework of relationships, relevance, and rigor. We offer tuition-free, project and place-based STEM learning programs for elementary, middle, and high school-aged youth. Contact:

PAU Violence

The Office of Equal Opportunity drives UH Hilo’s efforts to stop, prevent and remedy discrimination, while seeking to ensure a diverse, equitable and inclusive work and learning environment. Contact:,

YWCA Hawai‘i Island SASS

YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) seeks to create a society that does not minimize sexual crimes, that does not permit the shaming or silencing of the assaulted or hide the crime out of shame – a society where perpetrators are held accountable, mandated for treatment and prevented from offending again. Contact:

Contact Us

(808) 932-7830

(808) 932-7831

Portable Building 2


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Or visit us on the UH Hilo Campus in PB-2.