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A╩╗oa╩╗o Pili Ola Counseling Services

Aloha & E Komo Mai! Hello and welcome!

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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.

Counseling Services provides free, confidential personal counseling to all UH Hilo students.

Meet the counseling staff and learn about making appointments.

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

Hawai╩╗i 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:

compassion_noun_project Aloha Compassion. Empathy. Relationship.

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Malama_image of plant growing out of mind M─ülama 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.

In a Crisis

Visit our Emergency Assistance page for guidance.

  • 24 Hour Crisis Text Line 741-741 Text "HELLO" or "ALOHA"
  • YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services
    24 Hour Crisis Line
    (808) 935-0677
  • Crisis Line of Hawai╩╗i 24 Hour Support

Please see our Response to a Disaster or other Traumatic Event page for resources and information about how to cope with disaster related stress.

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