Meet Your Undergraduate Counselor

Meet Your Counselor

We Look Forward to Connecting With You

If you have any questions about Hawaiʻi Pacific University, or how you can become a Shark, we encourage you to connect with your admissions counselor. You can find your admissions counselor and their contact information below. We look forward to getting to know you!

FIRST YEAR

Haley Cantiberos
Haley Cantiberos

T: 808-544-0248
E: hcantiberos@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in Hawaiʻ and your last name begins with the letter A-L.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Bethany Kanda

T: 808-544-1128
E: bkanda@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in Hawaiʻi and your last name begins with the letter M-Z.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Kristina Paleafei

T: 808-543-8059
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in Hawaiʻi .
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor 

T: 1-866-353-3535
E: mtaylor@hpu.edu

Please contact me if you are a high school student living in Southern California.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here

Kristina Paleafei 

T: 808-543-8059
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu

Please contact me if you are a high school student living in Northern California.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost

T: 1-866-393-3939
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Please contact me if you are a college transfer student that lives in California.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: AK, OR, WA.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in the Pacific Northwest.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

Davis Cyr

T: 808-544-1417
E: dcyr@hpu.edu


Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: CT, MA, NJ, NY, PA.

To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Bethany Kanda

T: 808-544-1128
E: bkanda@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: ME, NH, RI, VT.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in the Northeast.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

 

Bethany Kanda

T: 808-544-1128
E: bkanda@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: IA, IN, ND, SD.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: IL, MI, MN, WI.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Kristina Paleafei

T: 808-543-8059
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: KS, MO, NE.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

 

Haley Cantiberos

T: 808-544-0248
E: hcantiberos@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: OH.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in the Midwest.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

 

 

Michael Taylor 

T: 1-866-353-3535
E: mtaylor@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following States: AZ, NM.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Kristina Paleafei

T: 808-543-8059
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu 


Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following States: OK.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Davis Cyr

T: 808-544-1417
E: dcyr@hpu.edu


Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following State: TX.

To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in the Southwest.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

Haley Cantiberos
Haley Cantiberos

T: 808-544-0248
E: hcantiberos@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: AL, DE, KY, LA, MS, TN.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Davis Cyr

T: 808-544-1417
E: dcyr@hpu.edu


Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following states: FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Kristina Paleafei

T: 808-543-8059
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following state: AR.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

 

Bethany Kanda

T: 808-544-1128
E: bkanda@hpu.edu 


Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following state: DC, WV.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in the Southeast.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following state: CO, ID, MT.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor 

T: 1-866-353-3535
E: mtaylor@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following state: NV.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Kristina Paleafei

T: 808-543-8059
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in the following state: UT.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

TRANSFER

Suzy Prenovost
Suzy Prenovost 

T: 1-866-393-3939 
E: sprenovost@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a college transfer student living in the Rocky Mountains.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

FIRST YEAR

Haley Cantiberos

T: 808-544-0248
E: hcantiberos@hpu.edu

 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia,
Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands
and your last name begins with the letter A-L.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

 

Bethany Kanda

T: 808-544-1128
E: bkanda@hpu.edu 

 

Contact me if you are a high school student living in American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, 
Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands
and your last name begins with the letter M-Z.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here. 

TRANSFER

Kristina Paleafei

T: 808-544-0248
E: kpaleafei@hpu.edu 

 

Contact me if you are a college transfer student student living in American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia,
Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, or the U.S Virgin Islands.
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Military Campus Programs

Cassandra Gonzalez
Cassandra Gonzalez

T: +1-808-544-0238
E: cgonzalez@hpu.edu

To schedule a zoom appointment with me click here

 

Contact me if you are active duty, a veteran, a military spouse or dependent interested in our military campus programs.

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES

For general inquiries, please email: international@hpu.edu

International Degree-seeking Students

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Roger Fong

T: +1-808-543-8095
E: rfong@hpu.edu
To schedule a Zoom appointment with me click here.

Contact me if you are interested in an undergraduate degree at HPU.
Contact me if you are currently studying in Africa, Asia, Oceania, North and South America or an F-1 student studying in the U.S. or at an English language program in the U.S.

VISITING STUDENTS (short-term)

Contact visiting@hpu.edu if you are interested in the undergraduate and graduate visiting student program.

EUROPEAN Regional Representative

headshot of mihaela panayotova
Mihaela Panayotova

E: europe@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a student in Europe and interested in visiting or full-time study at HPU.

SOUTH ASIA regional Representative

Headshot of Harveen Kohli
Harveen Kohli

T: +91 93103 34846
E: southasia@hpu.edu

Contact me if you are a student in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, or Sri Lanka; and interested in either full-time undergraduate or graduate studies at HPU.