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Hilo Event Information

Hilo Event Information

Aloha kākou! This is Noriko 🙂 My favorite season is coming!! Hawaiʻi County Fair on this weekend, and Hoʻolauleʻa on the next week end! Hilo will be packed by many people! Haha Hawaiʻi County Fair Sat. September 21 to Sun. September 24 At Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium...
Why don’t you study in the library?

Why don’t you study in the library?

Aloha! This is Kano. It’s been three weeks since school started. How is school? In this semester, I am taking 4 regular classes and an online class. Sometimes I feel “I have to do my homework but I cannot concentrate!”  Haven’t you felt like that? When I cannot focus...
Writing & Grammar Level 4 student blog: My Big Events of Last Weekend

Writing & Grammar Level 4 student blog: My Big Events of Last Weekend

Hi, This is Fuka. I’m level 4 writing student and this is my second time to write the blog. I’m in the middle of the midterm now, and I’ve been studying day after day! I can’t wait for the weekend! So this time, I want to talk about my events of last weekend. On...
Hawaiʻi Community College: Hospitality and Tourism Major

Hawaiʻi Community College: Hospitality and Tourism Major

Aloha-! Long time no seeeee, It’s Hikari( ^ω^ ) Today, I would like to introduce my major, “Hospitality and tourism major” of Hawaiʻi Community College. The purpose of the major is learning about the tourism industry and customer services such as...
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...
Favorite restaurant in Hilo

Favorite restaurant in Hilo

Aloha it’s Kano! The weather is improving recently. I am so happy! When it’s raining, it’s little bit cold in Hilo. When it’s cold, and I’m tired, I always want to eat pho! Today, I’m going to introduce my favorite restaurant in...