11: Cultural Differences

In the video at the beginning of this section, you heard some UH Hilo international students talk about their experiences at UH Hilo. They shared some of their thoughts about what they like about UH Hilo and what they found challenging when they came to Hilo. As you begin your journey to UH Hilo, you should anticipate that there will be new and exciting things, along with some things that you will probably find challenging because they are so different from your own culture. This section will help you learn about some of the cultural differences you can expect at UH Hilo. We will also give you some advice about how to adjust to your new environment.