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Aloha! We are excited to welcome you to our campus at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

UH Hilo campus and surroundings (photo: Andrew Hara)

UH Hilo attracts students from across the Hawaiian Islands, the Pacific Islands, the US mainland, and abroad. We are located approximately three miles from the Hilo Airport, Rainbow Falls, movie theaters, shopping malls, and convenience stores.

Come Visit Us!

Individual & Family Visits are available Monday - Friday at the following times:

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Includes: Meeting with an Admissions Counselor; walking tour of campus.

Schedule an Individual & Family Visit

Deluxe visits for individuals & families are available Monday - Friday at the following times:

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Includes: Meeting with an Admissions Counselor; 10-15 minutes with a faculty member in your major; Attend a real class. (Class sit in is for the student only); walking tour of campus.

Schedule a Deluxe Tour

Deluxe tours are only available on instructional days during the academic year.

Group Visits

Morning or Afternoon

Do you have a school group or a community group that wants to visit UH Hilo? If so, we can work with you to customize a group visit experience. We ask that you provide 1 adult chaperone for every 10 Middle School students or 15 High School students.

Schedule a Group Visit

There are some times that we’re not available to give you a guided tour of our campus. Choose this option to get a copy of the Self-Guided Tour packet, and explore our beautiful campus yourself.

Get the Guide


Schedule a tour with the College of Pharmacy

To schedule a tour of the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, please give them a call at (808) 933-2909 or an email at pharmacy@hawaii.edu.


If you are not from the Big Island, we have a helpful list of Places to go and things to see.