About Exchange Programs

Meet the Study Abroad Staff!

Melissa Matsubara

Kri in Ireland

Melissa Matsubara, M.A. (Director)


Kri Howland, M.A. (Office Manager)


Student Assistants:

Kevin Tangonan  Tracie Tapeni

Kevin Tangonan, Senior

Major: International Relations

Hometown: Ewa Beach, Oahu

Where I have studied abroad: I studied abroad in South Korea and Morocco. I was able to visit Mongolia, China, Japan, Taiwan, and the Philippines through studying abroad!

Tracie Tapeni, Junior

Major: Asian Studies

Hometown: Waianae, Oahu

Where I have studied abroad: I stuided in South Korea for the summer. I would love to return for a longer period of time to imporve my Korean language skills.


Office of International Exchange and Study Abroad

Hawai`i Pacific University
1164 Bishop St. Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 544-9326

Email: studyabroad@hpu.edu

Facebook: HPU International Exchange & Study Abroad

Twitter: @studyabroadhpu

To set up an appointment: Inquiry Form