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FAQs Hukilau Program

  • The Hukilau program is a unique and generous work/study opportunity available only at BYU–Hawaii. The program's structure is designed to provide financial assistance to students to graduate within four years of study. All university tuition, class fees (only those pertaining to the student’s major), student medical benefit, and room and board in excess of the student’s semester contribution are covered.
  • The Hukilau program is designed to assist selected students to have a unique and empowering opportunity while obtaining a quality education at BYU–Hawaii. Candidates are typically those who have and can demonstrate financial need.
    A FAFSA is required.
  • Applicants must
    • be admitted to BYU–Hawaii as a student
    • submit a FAFSA
    • submit a Hukilau application
    • become familiar with the Terms and Conditions of the program
    • once admitted to the program, complete the Hukilau checklist process every semester

    We recommend students contact Residential Life for housing accommodations.
  • Students can discuss their individual financial needs and possible solutions with the dean of students.