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    Brazil

    One of the best things about HPU is the Career Services Center, which I find is very useful. They assist students with getting internships and finding business contacts. They also set up meetings with well-known companies who need new employees so I could meet with business people face-to-face. I got an internship at Sheraton Waikiki as the Front Office Manager, which was a good experience for me because Hawaii has the best travel industry in the world.

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Intercultural Day

Intercultural Day


For the past three decades, Hawai'i Pacific University’s Intercultural Day has grown into a dynamic annual celebration of culture! This year marks the University’s 30th Intercultural Day, to be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 11am-2pm. 

With students hailing from over 100 countries throughout the world, Hawai'i Pacific University is rich in cultural diversity. Intercultural Day celebrates HPU students by showcasing their unique symphony of cultures to the people of Hawai'i and visitors from around the globe! Read More

Holiday Bazaar

At this event, Fort Street Mall transforms into a marketplace of booths, exhibiting cultural and ethnic Holiday traditions from around the world.  Read More

International Club Activities

To read more about clubs please follow the link.

Diversity Visa (DV-1015)

The Diversity Immigrant Visa program is a lottery mandated by the U.S. Department of State in order to receive a permanent resident card.

Registration Period

  • Beginning: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013, 6:00 AM Hawaii Standard Time
  • Ending: Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, 6:00 AM Hawaii Standard Time

Program Information

  • The Department of State will only accept completed Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Forms submitted electronically at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov during the registration period.
  • All entries by an applicant will be disqualified if more than ONE entry for the applicant is received, regardless of who submitted the entry. Applicants may prepare and submit their own entries, or have someone submit the entry for them.
  • Countries NOT eligible for DV-2015: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.
  • Persons born in Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan are eligible.
  • Changes in eligibility this year: For DV-2015, natives of Nigeria are no longer eligible.
    For more information on the rules & regulations for DV-2014, go to: http://travel.state.gov/pdf/DV_2015_Instructions.pdf

H-1B Seminar

The H-1B Seminar is presented by attorneys specializing in immigration law.

H-1B Seminar's for the Spring 2014 Semester

Monday, March 3rd, 2014, 3:00PM- 5:00PM
UB 1100 Conference Room (1164 Bishop Street, Ste. 1100, Honolulu, HI 96813)

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, 3:00PM- 5:00PM
UB 1100 Conference Room (1164 Bishop Street, Ste. 1100, Honolulu, HI 96813)

  •   Topics covered:
    • H-1B visa status
    • Work visa after Graduation/OPT
    • Employment Related Immigration
    • Question & Answer session.
      
  • Who should attend:
    • International students that graduated or are graduating within the next 12 months.
    • Any other interested international students.

    Seat is limited! Please call International Student Services at 808-356-5299 to reserve a seat.