8: Travel and Transportation

Aloha! One of the most exciting things about your journey is making your plans to travel to Hilo. For most of you, it will be a long journey to get to Hilo, but we assure you it will be well-worth it!

In this section, you will learn about:

  • When you should arrive in Hilo
  • What to expect at the airport when you arrive in the United States
  • Getting from the airport to campus
  • What you should bring with you
  • What to pack

We will also talk about how to get around in Hilo and the Big Island during your time as a student at UH Hilo.

Hawai’i is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and we look forward to greeting you with a “warm aloha” when you arrive in Hilo!