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. New students will have the option to register family members/guests for the one-day or two-day schedule upon submission of their New Student Orientaiton registration. The one-day registration includes attendance at the Kick-Off Reception and Convocation. The two-day reception includes attendance at the Kick-Off Reception, Convocation, Family Sessions, and Lunch.

WEDNEsday, August 21, 2019

8:00 A.m. Take Care of Univeristy Business

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

5:00 p.m. Transportation for students 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 Reception

6:30 p.m. Family Welcome with meet and greet with College Deans and Faculty

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


THURSday, August 22, 2019

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

9:00 a.m. University Convocation

10:00 a.m. Family Session

11:45 a.m. Family Lunch (*For those registered for the two-day family orientation ONLY)

1:00 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
    • Parents of Student Athletes
    • Sharks Bucks, Dining and Eating Local
    • Campus Safety
    • Supporting Student Academic Success

4:00 p.m. End of Family Orientation Schedule


We're excited to announce we have a brand new mobile guide for you to use via the app, Guidebook! Get the guide to access the most up-to-date information about our event, including schedules, maps, and much more. After July 1st, please have your student log into HPU Pipeline, click on the "New Student" tab, and reference the "New Student Orientation" channel for app download instructions. 


Contact the Office of First Year Experience!

Phone: 808-544-1116


Address: 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813