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Aʻoaʻo Pili Ola Counseling Services

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Aloha & E Komo Mai! Hello and welcome!

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Click the image above to meet staff members Emily, Andrew, and William.
Congratulations to our 2016 Intern graduates Joanne and Masha!

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.

Our services are grounded in:

compassion_noun_project Aloha - Compassion. Empathy. Relationship.
Lokahi_Circle flower with 6 balanced lobes Lokahi - Balanced. Holistic.
Malama_image of plant growing out of mind Malama - To cultivate growth.

We are committed to being:

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person in the middle of a circle Individualized - Multicultural. Inclusive. Authentic.
person with weights balanced Ethical - Confidential. Safe. Respectful. Responsible.

We seek to be sensitive to students of diverse needs and cultures, backgrounds, ages, and abilities and to be LGBTQI affirming.

For Academic Advising, please call (808) 932-7776.

For Hawaiʻi Community College students please contact
Hawaiʻi CC Counseling, Advising, and Support Services Center (808) 934-2720

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YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services
24/7 Crisis Line
(808) 935-0677

Crisis Line of Hawaii 24/7 Support

Ulifeline Online resource for college mental health

Common Concerns


Counseling Services are free and confidential for all UH Hilo students.
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