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What is the ESL Lab?

The ESL lab is a place where ESL students can receive help with writing, grammar, vocabulary, and computer skills.  The lab is located in the Learning Center.  See this link for more information: ESL Lab. 

Find the  at The Learning Center on the Map

How is the Hawai`i Community College Intensive English Program (IEP) different from the ESL program?

  1. The IEP classes are non-credit and not covered by financial aid.
  2. ESL classes earn credit and qualify for financial aid.
  3. IEP classes meet 4 times a week for 8 week sessions.
  4. ESL classes run on a semester system (16 weeks).
  5. The IEP focuses on the needs of international students with assistance for visas, housing, and adjusting to life in Hilo.  Click on the link for more information: IEP
  6. The ESL program focusses on the needs of English language learners who are residents.