Welcome to the COLLEGE IS WITHIN REACH HAWAIʻI website.
Here, you will find links to resources and information that can help you find the college and career path that's right for you.
Discover your interests, and find the college path to your
FINDING A CAREER IN HAWAIʻI
Looking for a career, but not sure where to begin? Hawaiʻi Career Explorer will help point you in the right direction. Learn about Hawaiʻi's top industry sectors and what education pathways will lead you there. Also, take interest assessments to find out how much your ideal lifestyle will cost.
EXPLORE JOBS BASED ON YOUR INTERESTS, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Answer a few questions on this RIASEC quiz to find which career pathway best matches your personal interests. It takes just a few minutes, and the results can help you find your ideal career.
Resume Writing/Interview Skills Webinar
Learning about the Dos and Dontʻs when creating your resume and interviewing for a job. Webinar is presented by Kumabe HR.
LEARN YOUR COLLEGE OPTIONS
Discover everything you need to know about college, from finding a college thatʻs right for you, to tips on how to succeed once you get there. Here, you’ll find helpful tips and tools to put you on the path to college success.
GET AN EARLY START TO COLLEGE
Learn about the dual credit programs currently available in Hawaiʻi that allow high school students to enroll in college classes, and earn credit toward high school graduation and a college degree.
VISIT COLLEGES VIRTUALLY
Since most colleges are now closed, you can still visit campuses virtually. Most universities now offer online tours with videos, slideshows, and interactive 3D experiences walking you through the entire campus.
COLLEGE ADMISSION RESOURCES
As you begin the college application process, get the latest updates and resources on how to prepare and apply to the colleges you are interested in. Watch our videos on how to complete college apps to the UH campuses!
APPLY TO UH Community Colleges
Want to stay home for college? There's still time to apply to our amazing UH community colleges! Deadline is August 1!
HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE
WATCH THE FAFSA MINUTE
Check out our FAFSA Minute videos for tips on how to pay for college and complete the FAFSA.
LEARN ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
Did you know that over $70M dollars in scholarships and grants are awarded to Hawaiʻi students every year to help pay for college? Here, you'll find a list of UH scholarships, local scholarships, and national scholarships.
If you need help paying for college, this page has a list of great resources. From calculating the cost of college to understanding the different types of financial aid to learning about the Hawaiʻi Promise Scholarship, you'll find it all right here.