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Pre and Post Arrival Support
Pre and post arrival support is especially convenient if this is your first experience abroad or itís your first time in Hilo.
The $125 support fee (non-refundable) includes the following services: housing, airport pick up, shopping trips.
 The IEP provides student housing for these three apartments:
 Tohbi Hale (Minimum 2 month contract)
 Waiakea Villas (Minimum 2 month contract)
 Waiakea Lagoon View (Minimum 2 month contract)
The day of arrival in Hilo

- Pick up at  Hilo Airport
We will welcome you at Hilo Airport and drive to your apartment.
- Apartment
Help with the apartment contract.

- 1st Shopping trip
Go to Target to buy household items.
Go to Safeway supermarket to buy drinks and food.        

Sample Schedule 
 11:00 am  Pick up the student at Hilo International Airport (30 min)
 11:30 am  Take the student to the apartment (30 min)
              - Meet with the apartment manager.
              - The student will pay their house rent.
                * You can pay by money order, check, and cash.
                   You can't use your credit card for your payment for rent.
 12:00 pm  Go to shopping
              - Target (1 hour)
              - Safeway (1 hour)
 2:30pm Go back to the apartment (30 min)


The 3rd day of orientation
- Bank
Go to the Bank of Hawaii to open a new account.
- Cell phone
Go to T-Mobile to get a cell phone. (recommended)

- 2nd Shopping trip
Go again to Target and Safeway as needed.

As needed
- Internet/TV
Support getting Internet/TV connection service with Oceanic Time Warner Cable and arrange the installation date.

- Other requests
Provide support related to housing and living as needed.

IEP Hawaii : Pre and Post Arrival Support