Family Fall Schedule

Family Orientation runs parallel to the student schedule during Passport Week: Fall New Student Orientation, and provides opportunities for the families of new students to learn about what students will be experiencing during their time at HPU. Below is a general schedule for Family Orientation. The full schedule will be available in mid-August.


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WEDNEsday, August 22

10:00 A.M. Move-In Day (For students living at Hawaii Loa or Waterfront Lofts) 

5:00 p.m. Transportation to Aloha Tower Marketplace from Hawaii Loa Campus

5:30 p.m. Passport Week Check In and Registration

6:00 p.m. Passport Week Kick-Off

6:30 p.m. Family Welcome

8:00 p.m. Transportation to Hawaii Loa Campus from Aloha Tower Marketplace


THURSday, August 23

8:00 a.m. Transportation to Aloha Tower Marketplace from Hawaii Loa Campus

9:00 a.m. University Convocation

10:00 a.m. Welcome from the Provost

10:15 a.m. Financial Resources

10:45 a.m. Academic Resources

11:15 a.m. Letters of Aloha

11:30 a.m. Family Reception and Campus Tours

1:30 p.m. Family Breakout Sessions

  • Topics tentatively set to include
    • Residential Honors Family Session (for family of Residential Honors students only)
    • Accessibility Services
    • Veterans and Military Benefits
    • Counseling and Behavioral Health
    • Drop In Session with the Assistant Dean of Students
    • Insurance and Medical Options on Oahu
    • Transfer Students and Starting Out on the Right Foot
    • Supporting Your “First In the Family” Student from Home
    • Ask a Shark - Student Panel
    • Parents of Student Athletes
    • Sharks Bucks, Dining and Eating Local
    • Campus Safety
    • Supporting Student Academic Success

4:00 p.m. End of Family Schedule


Contact the Office of First Year Experience!

Phone: 808-544-1116


Address: 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813