Program Description:

Holomua is a six-day college preparation experience at the culturally diverse Brigham Young University-Hawaii campus. Its focus is to equip high school students with greater tools to prepare them for success as they move forward toward higher education. 



Monday July 22nd to 27th, 2019




High school students graduating in 2020



Application Fee:

$25 (non-refundable fee to apply) 

*$250 for those who need to arrive a day early


Program Qualifications:

  1. Preferably high school junior (2018-2019) or international equivalent.
  2. BYU-Hawaii International applicants must be able to obtain a B-2 visitor visa if traveling from outside the United States.
  3. Have a cumulative high school GPA above 2.8 or international equivalent.
  4. Read and agree to live by the BYU-Hawaii Honor Code - including Dress & Grooming, as well as Residential Living Standards.
  5. Have an interest in contributing to the mission of BYU-Hawaii: Learn, Lead, Build.


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 and to visualize themselves as successful students at BYU-Hawaii.
  3. Increase opportunity for more students from our target area; Hawaii, South Pacific, and Asia to attend BYU-Hawaii.



Holomua 2018 Highlights: 


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