New Student Orientation

Orientation Schedule – Parents and Family

Parent and Family Orientation provides opportunities for new HPU family members to learn about the policies and procedures at a new, ease the student transition to HPU, and meet HPU faculty, staff, and fellow students.

Parents are welcome to attend orientation, but not required. Family members should attend sessions based on the needs of the family and student. Below is the Fall 2014 orientation schedule for family members.

Family Orientation Schedule

Tuesday, August 26 – Hawaii Loa Campus

5:00 p.m. Transportation to Hawaii Loa Campus from Downtown & Waikiki
5:30 p.m. Orientation Registration Check-In
6:00 p.m. New Student Orientation Kick-Off & Family Reception
8:00 p.m. Return Transportation to Downtown & Waikiki

Wednesday, August 27 – Downtown Campus

8:15 a.m. Transportation to Downtown Campus from Hawaii Loa & Waikiki
9 a.m. Convocation
10:15 a.m.


12:30 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Academic Resources
6 p.m. Bus Departure

Passport Week Events

A variety of optional events are available for parents and family members. Students may register family members separately for these events after registering for New Student Orientation.

  • Ali‘i Kai Catamaran Sunset Cruise - Friday, August 29, 5:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Manoa Falls Scenic Hike - Saturday, August 30, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Circle Island Tour - Saturday, August 30, 7:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Additional cost)

* Schedule still subject to change.