Kilohana: The Academic Success Center

Kilohana Operations for Spring 2021

In order to prioritize the health and safety of our student visitors, staff, faculty, and everyone’s ‘ohana, we have kept our tutoring services online for the Fall 2021 semester. Visit our Fall 2021 Operations page for updates and available resources. We remain dedicated to our mission of supporting the learning of UH Hilo students and look forward to continuing to service you during these uncertain times.

Please see some updated information below for details on tutor schedules, how to book appointments, and the resources we have available for you.

On this page:

Is Kilohana open for Fall 2021?

Yes, we’re open! We are offering virtual tutoring for students during the scheduled hours. Please see the Google Calendar for each Center's tutoring availability.

Hours of Operation

We are open for virtual tutoring on Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm, depending on tutor availability. Please email to schedule an appointment with a tutor. Be sure to state the course number and alpha (example: ENG 100) for the class you would like assistance with in the subject line of the email.

Tutor Schedules

Please click the subject you would like the tutoring schedule for to be linked to the appropriate Google Calendar:

Helpful Resources

Online Writing Placement Assessment

In order to prioritize the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and all 'ohana, students are strongly encouraged to take the online Writing Placement Assessment (WPA).

The online assessment will be conducted via the university’s Learning Management System called Laulima. More information and detailed instructions can be found on the UH Hilo Writing Placement Assessment webpage.

Contact Us

Schedule an appointment with a tutor by emailing and letting us know which course you need help with.

Please feel free to call or email us if you have questions. We can be reached the following ways:

Karla Hayashi , Director
Phone: (808) 932-7287

Corin Kim , STEM Coordinator
Phone: (808) 932-7294