Nov 112014

Updated: Nov. 12, 2014. Highlights from the Pacific Islander Youth Career Day at UH Hilo on October 25, 2014. Thanks to all who volunteered, participated, and sponsored this successful conference.

Oct 292014

“We Are Oceania” is a song composed by a crew of college students at the Pacific Islander Student Center at UH Hilo. It is a guiding anthem to unite all Pacific Islander youth in Hawaii to live with pride, peace, and harmony. Continue reading »

Oct 282014

Some of the participants in the Highly Engaged Learning Position (HELP) placement program at the Pacific Islander Student Center reflected on their experiences working in their fields of studies and their dreams. This video was used at the Dream Big! Take Action! session for the youth.

Oct 152014

The Pacific Islander Summer Bridge (PISB) program occurred two weeks before the start of the Fall 2014 term was a success.¬† Specifically designed for new Pacific islander students at UH Hilo, the program included a variety of learning activities, workshops, lectures, tours, and fun social events all designed to help new students to make the appropriate transition to college life at UH Hilo. Participants stayed at the dorms for the duration of week-long program. Continue reading »

Sep 272014

The Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC), Micronesians United РBig Island (MU-BI), and the Hawaii County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney  (Mitch Roth) are co-sponsoring the first Pacific Islander Youth Career Day on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at UH Hilo. This is a conference aimed at motivating, inspiring and informing high school students of Pacific Island ethnicities on Hawaii Island about career opportunities and college readiness resources. For more information and to register as a participant, volunteer, or sponsor, please visit the conference website: