Aʻoaʻo Pili Ola Counseling Services
Aloha e komo mai! Hello and welcome!
Counseling Services Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We are closed during holidays. If you would like to make an appointment to come in and speak to a counselor, please call or email using the information provided below.
Phone: (808) 932-7465
Counseling Services develops and delivers counseling, consulting, prevention and outreach services for the UH Hilo community that empower students to achieve personal and academic goals.
We seek to be sensitive to students of diverse needs and cultures, backgrounds, ages, and abilities, and to be LGBTQ+ affirming.
Hawaiʻi Community College students: Please contact Mental Wellness and Personal Development Service at 808-934-2706 to make an appointment.
About our Services
Counseling Services develops and delivers services for the UH Hilo community that empower students to achieve personal and academic goals.
Our services are grounded in:
Aloha Compassion. Empathy. Relationship.
Lōkahi Balanced. Holistic.
Mālama To cultivate growth.
We are committed to being:
Intentional Evidence-based. Effective. Community collaborators.
Individualized Multicultural. Inclusive. Authentic.
Ethical Confidential. Safe. Respectful. Responsible.
In a Crisis
Visit our Emergency Assistance page for guidance.
Free, confidential, 24/7 hotlines:
- Crisis Text Line: text "HELLO" or "ALOHA" to 741-741
- YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services Hotline: (808) 935-0677
- Crisis Line of Hawaiʻi: 1-800-753-6879
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-2855
Please see our Response to a Disaster or other Traumatic Event page for resources and information about how to cope with disaster related stress.