College Day – Saturday, February 9, 2013 - A conference designed specifically for high school students of Pacific island ethnicity in Hawaii and parents. All are invited to come on campus for a series of activities that motivate, inspire, and inform them about college opportunities and resources beyond high school.
Who is considered a Pacific Islander?
Pacific islanders include those who self-identify as having some ethnic identity in the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, Samoa, and Tonga. It comprises of those students who were born in any of these island nations and others who were born in the United States of Pacific island parents.
What activities will happen on College Day?
A variety of fun and informative activities that help students get motivated, inspired, and informed about future opportunities in college and beyond high school. During lunch we will have a Resource Fair which will include a College Row whereby local state and private colleges will talk to students about their schools.
What is the cost of participating in the conference?
None. The conference expenses are being subsidized by UH Hilo’s AANAPISI grant and other co-sponsors. It is free, but participants must register.
How do I register?
There are several ways to register, but the easiest and most preferred way is to use our simple online form. Click here to see the registration options.