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Big Island Road Service

Big Island Road Service

Aloha! This is Kano! How are you guys doing? My car has been broken since the last week. I’m kind of shocked mentally and economically. haha However, it was not accident, and no one got injured. Please don’t worry:) In the last week, I truly understood the significant...
Events in November

Events in November

Aloha! Long time no see~, I’m Hikari! I am so sorry I have not posted the blog in while,, I have been very busy recently;0 Okay! How was Halloween ?? Did you guys dress up?? I saw some students dressed up for Halloween at school!!>< On Halloween day, we...
Pre-arrival information Part 5: Money

Pre-arrival information Part 5: Money

Aloha from Hilo on the Big Island! When you are planning your study abroad, I’m sure everyone is wondering about money! Many new services for study abroad students are available nowadays and students can easily maintain your finance. Upon your arrival We...
Fall I Session Graduation

Fall I Session Graduation

Aloha kākou, this is Noriko. It has been raining and getting cold in Hilo. I feel like it’s autumn!! On October 12, we had the graduation party for the Fall I Session. This time, two students graduated from IEP program! Congratulations 🙂 All students received the...
Pre-arrival information Part #4: Flight ticket

Pre-arrival information Part #4: Flight ticket

Aloha from Hilo, Big Island! Once you get your F1 visa, probably the next thing you will prepare is your flight ticket. You may want to arrive early and enjoy the Hawaii islands before you start studying with us. Before you plan your departure date, please see below....
Pre-arrival information Part #1 : Health Insurance

Pre-arrival information Part #1 : Health Insurance

Aloha from Hilo, Hawaiʻi!! This is Eri. I’m going to start a new series of blog posts focusing on those who are already admitted to the IEP and preparing to come to Hawaii. I’m sure this will be also helpful for those who are still thinking about studying...
Hawaii drivers license – Part 1

Hawaii drivers license – Part 1

Aloha! This is Kano:) Do you have any plans for your summer vacation? Right now, Hawaii Community College students are in the middle of long summer vacation. Other than going to my hula halau every week and writing this blog every other week, I spend my time going to...
Pre-arrival information Part #2: What to pack

Pre-arrival information Part #2: What to pack

Aloha from Hilo, Hawaiʻi!! For this post, I would like to summarize our articles and tips about what to pack for your study abroad. These blogs and tips are given from our former IEP students. You may not have many chances to ask these questions to those who are/were...
Big Island Trip

Big Island Trip

Aloha! This is Noriko 🙂 The IEP student stuff Kano and I went for the big island trip together on the other day!! This time, we started from Hilo, drove along the Hamakua coast to go the north side of this island, stopped by Honokaa town and Waipiʻo Valley, passed by...
Hilo Tour!

Hilo Tour!

Aloha! This is Kano. The classes are started. How is the school? Hilo tour was held on the last Saturday. The driver Hiroyuki took the three new IEP students. They visited many places in Hilo. They visited Rainbow falls, Akaka falls, Honomū, Hilo down town, Cafe 100,...
Welcome Lunch

Welcome Lunch

Aloha, this is Noriko 🙂 We had the Welcome Lunch party today! Pizza 🙂 Look yummy! This is one of good opportunities to make friends who are in different levels! Hope they had a great time eating together 🙂 Good luck with your study! See you until next time, a hui hou....
The last day of IEP orientation!

The last day of IEP orientation!

Aloha! This is Kano 🙂 Today was the last day of 3-day orientation. We had a campus tour at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Student made their picture IDs, bought their textbooks, then went to the Learning Center (where students meet their tutor weekly), Health...
Orientation day 2

Orientation day 2

Aloha! This is Kano. Today was the second day of IEP orientation for the new students. Yesterday, Noriko posted a blog about the first day! Today, In the orientation, the new students learned the ways to create My Uh accounts, pay tuition, and use UH Gmail. After...
IEP Orientation Day 1

IEP Orientation Day 1

Aloha! This is Noriko Today is the first day of IEP orientation! New students will participate this three days orientation, and the class will start from next week, May 30th! We have four new students today and we will have another 3 new students tomorrow 🙂 Not many...