Welcome Week

Many activities and events to attend!

Check the events calendar for a the complete Welcome Week schedule each semester!

Pa'ina at the Pier

Every fall semester, Campus Activities Board presents a Welcome Back Concert at the Pier 9 Stage at ATM! Past artists include The Green, Common Kings, Kehlani, and Magic!

Something for Everyone!

New and fun events planned each semester! Don't miss out on this event that occurs twice a year!

Welcome Week is a week-long celebration at the beginning of each semester. In partnership with various departments and offices across the university, the Office of Student Activities offers co-curricular and extra-curricular activities on the Downtown and Hawaii Loa Campuses. These events aim to welcome and inform students about various aspects of HPU.


Monday, August 26

  • 11:00am-1:00pm: We Care Fair our Welcome Lunch in the Center Atrium at Aloha Tower Marketplace. The Office of Student Activities invites different organizations throughout the community to share information that will empower students with the knowledge and skills as they pertain to various areas of safety and Safety Resource. FREE lunch with current student ID and completed stamp card required, while supplies last.


Tuesday, August 27

  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: Got Grindz: Hangry 101 – How to last the day! Quick, easy, and cheap meals on the go. Join the Office of Student Activities for hands on tasty treat to help you beat your hangriness in MPR 4 at Aloha Tower Marketplace.
  • 4:30-6:30pm: Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Student Government Association (SGA) Open House – Sharks come and find where we are at in Aloha Tower Marketplace! Free boba milk tea on us if you can find us, while supplies last


Wednesday, August 28

  • ALL DAY: HPU Scavenger Hunt.Enter your chance to win Go Pros, hydro flasks, and swag by discovering University resources available to students. Visit www.hpu.edu/sharkway for details!


Thursday, August 29

  • 9:00-11:00am: Coffee with a Librarian - Join the HPU Librarians in our new downtown location at Waterfront Plaza WP6-302 for some coffee or tea and a good chat. Librarians will answer your questions and spill the beans on great resources and services available to you. We can show you around the library, let you know how to access resources off campus, or provide random coffee trivia. 


Friday, August 30

  • 2:30-5:30pm: Bookstore Game Night Friday! Come down to the Bookstore at Aloha Tower Marketplace for games, refreshments, and a prize drawing every 15 minutes for a t-shirt!
  • 6:00-10:00pm: Pa‘ina at the Pier at Aloha Tower Marketplace – Presented by Campus Activities Board, this welcome (back) concert will feature an opening act and headliner. Don’t miss out on this annual event!