The University of Hawaii, Hilo offers SAF Scholars amazing opportunities to explore one of the most beautiful areas of Hawaii. Hilo is on the largest of all of Hawaii’s islands, and is home to one of the most unique cultures in the world. Hilo’s average temperature of 84 degrees Fahrenheit makes living there a breeze. Under the sun you’ll have the opportunity to explore diverse wildlife culture, a zoo, coral reefs, gardens and parks nearby to campus. Choose to deepen your knowledge in any discipline for which you meet the prerequisites, and be inspired to study some of the most unique disciplines, including Marine Science, Aquaculture, and Hawaiian Studies, in one of the most unique areas of the world.
About the University
University of Hawaii at Hilo
A small university of a few thousand students, University of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH) has grown from humble beginnings as a vocational college to an internationally respected university specializing in marine science, volcanology, astronomy, and Hawaiian studies.
Hilo is the largest of Hawaii’s islands and is home to one of the most unique cultures in the world. The island's average temperature of 84 degrees makes study and life here a truly unforgettable experience.
Learn more at University of Hawaii at Hilo's official website.
SAF's Student Promise
“Studying abroad in Hawaii was awesome! I made so many Japanese-American friends there, and I am proud that by making friends I became able to blend in with the local life. The more I got that feeling, the more I felt that I just didn't want to go home anymore.”Shogo Kamegai, Past SAF Student
What Inspires You?
"If there is every a place to be inspired, this is it"
Hawaii is a special place. The island home attracts students from around the world who immerse themselves in the unique ecosystem, environment, and community. Hear first-hand from people who call Hawaii home about what makes this such a special place.
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