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Office of Student Services


Pālamanui Office of Student Services is a "one-stop shop" for West Hawaiʻi Island students. Our services include:

Admissions Application Assistance
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Counseling and Registration Assistance
Student Success Programs and Services

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Hawaiʻi Community College
Pālamanui Office of Student Services
P.O Box 1327
Kailua-Kona, HI 96745-1327

(808) 969-8816

Ēlama Building

Email Us:

Support Services

Pālamanui Campus, Ēlama Bldg
Tel: 808.969.8814 | Fax: 808.209.8021

Pālamanui Office of Student Services
Tel: 808.969.8816 |

HawCC-Hilo, Bldg 379 #5A
Tel: 808.934.2720 |
Counseling, Advising & Support Services Website

Pearla Haalilio
Student Services Specialist
Tel: 808.969.8824 |

Mari Giel, MHRM, Coordinator/Counselor
HawCC-Manono, Bldg 388 #106
Tel: 808.934.2725 |
Hāʻawi Kōkua Center Website

Craig Mitchell, Coordinator
HawCC-Manono, Bldg 379A #3
Tel: 808.934.2689 |
HINET Website

Learning/Testing Services in Honokaʻa
Tel: 808.775.8890 |
Kō Education Center Website

Kate De Soto, LCSW, MH Therapist
HawCC-Manono, Hale Aloha #110
Tel: 808.934.2706 |
MWPD Website

Manono Campus, Bldg 379 #1A
Tel: 808.934.2720 | Fax: 808.934.2721
Career and Job Development Center Website

Erin Low, Educational Specialist
Tel: 808.258.3871 |

Warren “Wailani” Walker, Counselor
HawCC-Manono, Bldg 379A
Tel: 808.934.2702 |
Veterans Support Website

Campus Resources

Hale Kea Advancement and Testing Center
HawCC-Manono, Bldg 387
Tel: 808.934.2540 |

I Ola Hāloa Center for Hawaiʻi Life Styles
HawCC-Manono, Bldg 380 #34
Computer Lab, Mentoring, Workshops, Tutoring - ʻŌlelo/Kapuahi/Hula/Hawaiian Studies/Cultural Arts
Tel: 808.934.2600 |

Pālamanui Library/Learning Center
HawCC-Pālamanui, Kaliko Bldg
Tutoring, Testing, and Placement Services
Tel: 808.969-8830

University of Hawaiʻi Hilo

Tel: 808.932.7394 |

Edwin H. Mookini Library
Resources & Services: eBooks/Journals/Media/News
Tel: 808.932.7286 |

Distance Education Resources

The Learning Center (TLC) (UHH Campus)
Tel: 808.934.2530 (Hilo)

University Center, West Hawai'i
Serving All of Hawai'i Island
Tel: 808.969.8822 |

University of Hawaiʻi - ITS Services Help Desk
Laulima/Tech Support: available 24/7/365
Tel: 808.956.8883 | Toll Free: (neighbor isles) (800) 558-2669