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At Hawaiʻi Community College we strive to provide educational opportunities for any high school graduate or adult interested in pursuing higher education, to the extent allowable by State and Federal regulations. Admission is based on an "Open Door Policy," which means that any applicant who submits a completed application by the application deadline can expect to be accepted to the college.

Click on the links below to start your academic journey at Hawaiʻi Community College!

Get Started - APPLY NOW!

Residency- Am I a resident of Hawaiʻi for tuition purposes?

Health Clearances - What documents do I need to submit?

Financial Aid - How Do I Pay for My Education?

Housing - Where Will I Live?

Placement Testing - The COMPASS placement test is a computerized assessment test for Math, Reading, and Writing.

Orientation - I've Been Accepted, Now What?

MyUH Portal & Registration - Choose Your Classes

Transfer Credit Evaluations - Which credits will count for my degree?     
Please contact the Records Office at (808) 934-2705 for more information.

Veteran's Benefits - Do I qualify? How do I sign up?     
Please contact the Records Office at (808) 934-2705 for more information

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Information Center at (808) 934-2800 or by email at