Program Description:
Holomua is a six-day college preparation program that helps high school students prepare to succeed at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. The program is inspired by the cultural importance of the Iosepa, the Polynesian voyaging canoe which is housed at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Through Holomua, students are introduced to the knowledge, skills, and resources that will assist them in their educational journey at BYU-Hawaii.


July 9-14, 2018




High school students graduating in 2019




Goals of Holomua

1. Introduce students to the benefits and expectations of BYU-Hawaii

2. Help high school juniors, as they transition into their senior year, visualize themselves as successful students at BYU-Hawaii

3. Increase opportunity for more students from Hawaii to attend BYU-Hawaii

What students are saying: 

 “I loved how [Holomua] provided me with the opportunity to explore campus. It really helped me fall in love with BYU-Hawaii,” Holomua 2015 Student Participant

“I really loved being able to meet new people and creating long-lasting relationships,” -Holomua 2015 Student Participant

See highlights of Holomua 2017 here

BYU–Hawaii reserves the right to change the program, cost, and policies at any time without notice.
For more information: call (808) 675-3543

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