International Student

International Admissions Staff Directory


Lindsey GarbenisLindsey Garbenis
 Director of International Admissions and Student Services

Overseas international recruitment, admissions and student services.  Supports and interacts with international students through travel and communication to assist with the admissions process and adjustment to the U.S. and Hawaii.
 
 
Languages: English

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-543-8081
Fax: 808-543-8065
Email: lgarbenis@hpu.edu
Skype: LindseyHPU
Based in Honolulu, Hawaii

JimmiJimmi Hemmenbach
Associate Director of International Admissions

Coordinator for: Eurasia, Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean

Contact me about:
 HPU admissions processes, events, or individual appointments for the regions and countries listed above.

Languages: Swedish, English, and Spanish

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-543-8083
Fax: 808-543-8065
email: jhemmenbach@hpu.edu

Based in Honolulu, Hawaii


Shelley HillberryShelley Hillberry
Assistant Director of International Admissions

Coordinator for: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, South Korea, Taiwan, and Oceania


Contact me about:
 HPU admissions processes, events, or individual appointments for the regions and countries listed above.  I also work closely with our recruitment agents and managing the International Ambassador Program. 
  
Languages: English, Tagalog, and German

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-543-8085
Fax: 808-543-8065
Email: shillberry@hpu.edu 

Based in Honolulu, Hawaii


Brandon FairchildBrandon Fairchild
Assistant Director of International Admissions

Coordinator for: Southeast Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Canada, and international students living in the United States


Contact me about:
 HPU admissions processes, events, or individual appointments for the regions and countries listed above. I can also answer questions about the Academic Foundation Program (AFP) as well as transitioning from ELS to HPU.
 
Languages: English and French

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-543-8071
Fax: 808-543-8065
Email: bfairchild@hpu.edu

Based in Honolulu, Hawaii


Jeff HoMiina Huotari
European Regional Representative

Coordinator for: Europe, and Visiting Students from all regions
 
Contact me about: Applying to HPU as a degree-seeking student from Europe or as a visiting student from anywhere around the world.  I can assist you from the application process through enrollment into courses.  I work closely with students directly as well as agents and university partner schools to get you enrolled at HPU.
 
Languages: English and Finnish
 
Contact Information:
Email: mhuotari@hpu.edu

Based in Berlin, Germany


Pei Chin LeePei Chin Liao
International Student Advisor

Assists and advises continuing students about their I-20, visas, Optional Practical Training, and other immigration matters. Also supports students with regards to assimilating into the American educational system, as well as personal counseling on integrating into the culture of the United States and Hawai`i

Contact me about: Visa questions, I-20 questions, I-20 travel signatures, reinstatement, work on and off-campus, Optional Practical Training advising and workshops, international events on campus, cross-cultural communication advising.

Languages: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese and Japanese

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-356-5299
Fax: 808-543-8065
Email: pcliao@hpu.edu

Based in Honolulu, Hawaii


Jeff HoJeffrey Ho
Associate Director of International Transcript Evaluation and Articulation Agreements

Handles international collegiate relationships, transcript evaluations, and articulation agreements

Contact me about: Transfer credits, IB credit transfer, and transcript evaluations.

Languages: English

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-544-9308
Fax: 808-543-8065
Email: internationaltransfer@hpu.edu
Skype: jeff_ho_hpu

Based in Honolulu, Hawaii


Maile Lee
Office Manager, Enrollment Management
Office management, clerical assistance, and general support to the Assistant Vice-Presidents for Enrollment Management and to the Admissions/Recruitment staff.

Languages: English

Contact Information:
Phone: 808-356-5260