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Our Mission

We encourage, educate and empower students with the knowledge to secure the financial means needed to achieve their academic goals. Utilizing our specialized expertise we are committed to the accurate and efficient administration and delivery of student financial aid. We value and nurture positive relationships with our students, community and UH Hilo ÔÇśohana.

Meet Our Staff

Jody Adviento-Turner

Financial Aid Specialist

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7771, Email

Marienelle Cabay

Interim Financial Aid Counselor

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7449, Email

Kaitlyn Fujii

Interim Financial Aid Counselor

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7449, Email

Shana N. Kaneshiro

Financial Aid Counselor

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7714, Email

Nani Munekata

Financial Aid Counselor

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7219, Email

Sherrie K. Padilla

Enrollment Services Manager/Director of Financial Aid

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7451, Email

Kolby Santiago

Assistant Director

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7450, Email