- Honolulu, United States
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
On Summer in Hawaii, you can take advantage of all the services of a medium-size private university in capital city Honolulu while exploring the pristine jungles and beaches nearby. Earn up to 6 credits while studying beneath palm trees in your new home. Start looking forward to: Life in the tropics – Study abroad on an island where the temperature rarely dips below 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the water is as warm as can be. Vibrant city – While you can enjoy the beach at Waikiki, don’t forget to check out the excitement in Honolulu. Cultural events, festivals, concerts, and world-class restaurants are all quite accessible from campus when you study abroad in Hawaii. Earn credits in your major – Though you are studying in one of the most beautiful places on earth, you still have to go to class! Choose from over 300 classes in business administration, communication, international studies, liberal arts, and natural sciences. You’ll enjoy small classes with world-renowned professors. Activities on and off campus – With your program, you will have an extensive orientation and fun excursions throughout the city and the island of Oahu. Plus, numerous activities take place on campus during the summer. Understand the true meaning of the word aloha – Meaning “love,” “peace,” “welcome,” and “farewell,” among other things, aloha also describes the islanders’ friendly, easygoing spirit. You will quickly learn to make it a part of your own life while you spend you summer in the Hawaiian Islands!
There are many reasons to study abroad in Hawaii for a summer, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. Diverse student body from all over the world Campus located near beaches, rainforests, volcanoes, and national parks Delicious Pacific Rim, Asian-inspired cuisine Live next to world-class beaches Unique blend of language, ethnicities, cultures, music, and food Cultural hot spot of Hawaii with movies, museums, concerts, comedy, and theater all nearby World-class academics with large variety of courses available
Island orientation—local tour and Welcome Luau Two cultural excursions/cultural trips around Oahu Full-time tuition and fees Housing CISabroad support services before, during, & after the program Academic advising Financial aid counseling Assistance with travel arrangements Predeparture orientation Airport pickup On-site Support Student Union fees Hawaii Pacific University official transcript Carbon offset of travel & Green Travel Guide
- Setting Description:
- Home to the filming of Lost and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Hawaii is famous for its incredible setting and friendly people. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a lei, which represents love and friendship—a great way to start your summer abroad! Although still technically in the United States, you will feel like you have left your home for a fascinating paradise on the other side of the world. Hawaii possesses a number of climates varying from tropical rainforests to desolate desert-like land, and has mild temperatures all year round. This means that on the average weekend, you’ll find yourself snorkeling in a beautiful bay, exploring a jungle teeming with wildlife, touring active volcanoes, watching whales breach from the crystal-blue water, discovering one of Hawaii’s 100-plus islands, or surfing where the sport was invented. Available forms of transportation include buses, taxis, mopeds and motorcycles, bicycles, car rentals, and the Hawaii Pacific Shuttle to provide you with e
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