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  Deanna Young, Student Assistant

Kevin Tangonan, Senior

Major: International Relations (with a DMS Minor)

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, Vietnam, and the Philippines through studying abroad!

Deanna Young, Junior

Major: Marine Biology (with a Spanish Minor)

Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine

Where I have studied abroad: I studied abroad at the University of Seville in Spain. I was also able to travel to London and parts of Italy while abroad, and I can’t wait to go back to Europe!


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