Transportation

Transportation

Off-Campus Living

Off-Campus Housing

Getting to and From Campus

The island of Oahu is also known as the City and County of Honolulu. TheBus is the City and County's affordable and convenient public transportation system. HPU's Downtown and Windward campuses are easily accessible by TheBus. The downtown campus is located among major bus corridors offering frequent bus service to all areas of the island; the Hawai'i Loa campus bus stops are located on Kamehameha Highway and Pali Highway.

The UPass is a reduced rate student bus pass sticker placed on your HPU ID card. All full-time undergraduate and graduate students taking classes on the downtown and/or HLC campuses will be assessed a Transportation Fee (UPass) each semester and entitles students to one UPass. Students who are not charged the Transportation Fee (UPass) may purchase a regular UPass at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore at ATM. For more information click here.

 

 

The shuttle provides free transportation for students, faculty, and staff between the Hawaii Loa and downtwown campuses. The shuttle departs from the stuttle stops at Hawaii Loa and Aloha Tower Marketplace. Click here for the current schedule.

When boarding the shuttle from either shuttle stop, please be sure to board in numerical seating order as posted on the benches to ensure that the persons who arrived first to the shuttle stop are seated first. Please be ready to show the driver your HPU identification upon boarding. Upon seating, we recommend you fasten your seatbelt.

Aloha Tower MarketplaCE

MONTHLY PARKING OPTIONS AT ALOHA TOWER MARKETPLACE (Managed by Elite Parking)

 

NON-TENANT UNRESERVED

  • $209.42/MONTH (1st - last day of the month, no pro-rate) and a $25 REGISTRATION FEE (Per registration) 
  • This type of parking only allows for parking in Pier 5/6 lot from 5am – 11pm. 
  • No overnight parking allowed. 
  • Gate/Parking card issued. 

 

MINI PARK RESERVED AREA

  • $235.60/MONTH (1st - last day of the month, no pro-rate) and a $25 REGISTRATION FEE (Per registration) 
  • This type of parking allows for parking in Mini Park 24/7 and overnight parking. Except blackout dates. 
  • Monthly hang tags issued at the office and must be visible at all times while parking. 
  • Vehicle is subject to tow if hang tag is not visible. RICHARDS STREET RESERVED STALL – 
  • $261.78/MONTH (1st - last day of the month, no pro-rate) and a $25 REGISTRATION FEE (Per registration) 
  • This type of parking allows for parking in an assigned stall 7 days a week, 24 hours and overnight. 
  • Monthly hang tags issued at the office and must be visible at all times while parking. 
  • Vehicle is subject to tow if hang tag is not visible. 

 

TENANT UNRESERVED

  • $146.60/MONTH (1st - last day of the month, no pro-rate) and a $25 REGISTRATION FEE (Per registration) 
  • Proof of employment at Aloha Tower Marketplace required. 
  • This type of parking only allows for parking in Pier 5/6 lot from 5am – 2am. 
  • No overnight parking allowed. 
  • Gate/Parking card issued. 

 

TENANT/HPU STUDENT DEBIT CARD

  • $25 ACTIVATION FEE (Per registration) / AUTO DEDUCTS $7 PER VISIT 
  • Proof of employment at Aloha Tower Marketplace or HPU student ID required. 
  • This type of parking only allows for parking in Pier 5/6 lot from 5am – 2am.
  • No overnight parking allowed. 
  • Gate/Parking card issued. 

 

HPU STUDENT PIER 5/6 UNRESERVED

  • $146.60/MONTH (1st - last day of the month, no pro-rate) and a $25 REGISTRATION FEE (Per registration) 
  • HPU Student ID Required. 
  • This type of parking only allows for parking in Pier 5/6 lot from 5am – 11pm.
  • No overnight parking allowed. 
  • Gate/Parking card issued. 

 

HPU STUDENT SEMESTER UNRESERVED (FALL SEMESTER)

  • $654.45/SEMESTER (1st day to the last day of the semester at a total reduced rate of $130.89/Month) 
  • HPU Student ID Required. 
  • This type of parking only allows for parking in Pier 5/6 lot from 5am – 11pm. 
  • No overnight parking allowed. 
  • Gate/Parking card issued 

 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

  • $10 FLAT RATE
  • To be eligible, customers must enter Pier 5/6 lot between 5:30am – 8am and must exit before 5pm

 

MOPED & BIKE PARKING

There are (2) locations on property that students can park bikes and mopeds free-of-charge. The parking locations are the bike racks at the corner of Aloha Tower Drive & Bishop Street and the bike racks at the entrance to the lot at Piers 5/6. It is advised you lock your bike or moped to prevent against theft. Anything parked in either of these locations is parked at the sole risk of the owner of the bike or moped.

 

Questions? Please contact the ATM Elite Parking Office at (808) 544-1458 Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm; or visit in-person at the parking office located between Old Spaghetti Factory and eSports Arena at ATM.

Hawaii Loa Campus

Students may purchase a Hawai’i Loa campus decal from the Hawaii Loa Security office which is located in the lobby of the Academic Center.  Cost for a parking decal is $200 per semester for vehicles, $50 for motorcycles and $25 for mopeds. Transactions will be charged to the student’s online account and can be paid for either on line or directly to the HPU Business Office.

The HPU Hawaii Loa Campus Security Office is open for decal distribution from 9:00AM until 3:00PM, Monday through Friday.  During Orientation/Registration Week and first week of classes, extended hours will be communicated appropriately. Students are required to complete a Student Vehicle Parking Registration form.  Registration info, safety check, and proof of insurance information are required, as well as student identification information for billing purposes. Those students electing not to obtain a parking decal have the following options:

Purchase of a 10-day Parking Discount Punch Card for $60.  Parking Punch cards may be acquired at the HLC security office. Transactions are charged to the student's HPU account. Punch cards do not provide overnight parking privileges.

Pay the Daily parking fee rate of $8 per visit, day parking, payment to be made in cash or check to the front gate of HLC.  Motorcycles and mopeds are $4 per visit.

Visitor parking fees are collected for University authorized events such as athletic events, lawn events, or Residence Life guests.  Visitor parking fees are $5 for vehicles and $3 for motorcycles and mopeds.

The front gate at the HLC is staffed 24 hours a day.

Students who live in the HLC residence halls and have vehicles, motorcycles or mopeds that will be parked on campus, must purchase a “Resident Student” decal.  They should inform the security officer at the HLC Security Office that they are there to acquire a “Resident Student” decal.  Residence Life decals are the same price as non-resident decals.

The parking decal must be properly affixed on the inside of the front windshield driver’s side and be clearly visible.  Lost or stolen decals must be replaced at the owner’s expense (decals may only be used for the vehicle it is registered to).  The decal is non-transferable.

In order to support and encourage our students and employees to carpool, we’re pleased to launch a new dedicated ridesharing solution designed to help you find commuting partners who work or study at Hawai`i Pacific University. HPU GreenRide is a ridesharing system for use only by Hawai`i Pacific University employees and students. Register today using your HPU e-mail account to find a carpool partner or a walking, biking or transit buddy. Fully secure, it will help you find ridesharing partners who work or study at HPU.

With HPU GreenRide you can:

  • Find partners for carpooling, biking, busing, and walking to any of HPU’s campuses.
  • Find carpool partners for single trips (Live in Waikiki and want to go to the North Shore?).
  • Log all of your commutes to realize emissions savings, cost savings, and health benefits of your transportation decisions.

To sign up, simply go to the HPU GreenRide website at http://www.hpugreenride.com, and use your HPU email address (@hpu.edu or @my.hpu.edu) to register.

Need a car just for the weekend? Want to jump on a bicycle and head to the beach? Check out HPU's partnership with Hui, Biki, and Ride Sharee. 

Hui is a round-trip, station-based service available to users 24/7 from Toyota Connected North America and Servco Pacific Inc. Hui vehicles can be reserved by the minute or day. To utilize Hui, a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record are required. All HPU students over 18 years of age are eligible to drive, subject to other membership requirements. Users simply need to download the app onto their mobile phone, register as a member, then search for the nearest vehicle and reserve a date and time. Gas, insurance, parking at the station, 24-hour roadside assistance, and a 24-hour call center are all included in the hourly rate of the vehicle. There are currently about 95 vehicles on Oahu spanning from Ko Olina to Kaimuki, including Aloha Tower Marketplace across from Pier 8.

Biki is Honolulu’s new transportation system, brought to you by Bikeshare Hawaii. Biki has 1,300 bikes at 130 conveniently located self-service “Biki Stops” throughout downtown Honolulu, including Aloha Tower Marketplace across from Pier 8. Biki bikes are designed to be easy to maneuver, comfortable and fun to ride, while accommodating riders of all sizes. Honolulu is the first city in the world to have this new generation of bike.

Ride Sharee is a dockless dommunity bike company formed In Honolulu, Hawaii. It is a local company based on the basic Hawaiian principles of aloha, kokua and malama honua.

Waikiki Vista Student Parking (2022-2023)

 

Address for Waikiki Vista: 2241 Kapi‘olani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96826

 

Parking is only available to HPU students. There are no guest stalls available at this time. The parking pass fee is non-refundable. The parking pass and garage access are non-transferable.

Two parking pass options:
1. Overnight parking only for Waikiki Vista Residents
2. Day parking (7am to 11pm) only for off-campus students (non-Waikiki Vista Residents) - No overnight parking allowed

Semester Rates:
1. Vehicle - $300 per semester
2. Motorcycle/Moped - $150 per semester

Parking passes will be charged to your student account and due and payable in accordance with University policies. Once we charge your student account, you can take your confirmation email message to the Waikiki Vista front desk staff. They will have you complete a vehicle registration form and request proof of vehicle/motorcycle/moped insurance. Once that process is complete, they will provide access to the parking garage and a parking decal.

HPU students may purchase a vehicle/motorcycle/moped parking pass at Waikiki Vista during the fall 2022 semester and/or spring 2023 semester. 

If you are interested, complete this form: https://forms.hpu.edu/view.php?id=1605743.

Questions? Contact Marites McKee, mmckee@hpu.edu.

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