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Hawaii English Language Program (HELP)

University of Hawaii at Manoa [Honolulu, Hawaii]


  • Excellent academic English program with conditional admission to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Status as a unit of the renowned Department of Second Language Studies ensures quality and curricular innovation. (http://manoa.hawaii.edu/eslhelp/wordpress/?page_id=66 )
  • Unique Service Learning program provides real-life English use and the development of other-centered values and personal reflective transformation. The Hawaiian spirit of Aloha infuses all aspects of the HELP program and the multicultural atmosphere of Hawaii contributes to a truly global experience. (http://manoa.hawaii.edu/eslhelp/wordpress/?page_id=1295 )
  • HELP students enjoy weekly activities including surfing, hula, hiking, and visiting cultural sites around the island. Enjoy paradise in Hawaii! Live and study in a tropical and warm climate year round. (http://manoa.hawaii.edu/eslhelp/wordpress/?page_id=36 )

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  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Public University
      Establishment : 1971
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA
      Enrollment : 100
      Average Class Size : 6 - 16
      Airport Pickup : Student Arranged
      Tuition : Low
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Bus, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • HELP is an intensive English program for students whose first language is not English. HELP is focused on training students in English skills for college or university study, but we welcome anyone who is interested in improving their English for academic, professional, or personal purposes.

      Joel Weaver, Director
      University of Hawaii English Language Program (HELP)
    • Hawai’i English Language Program (HELP)
      Moore Hall 586, 1890 East-West Road
      Honolulu, Hawaii  96822  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (808) 956-6636
      FAX: +1 (808) 956-6636
      E-mail: eslhelp@hawaii.edu
      Website: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/eslhelp/wordpress/
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Academic English Program

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 6 - 16 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 4 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 6,8,12,16 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: High School Graduate
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      On-Campus Dormitory
      Off-Campus Residence
      (http://manoa.hawaii.edu/eslhelp/wordpress/?page_id=101 )
    • Dates
    • 2022
      4 WEEKS:
      7/5 - 7/29
      Apply by 6/5

      8 WEEKS:
      8/22 - 10/14
      Apply by 7/22
      10/24 - 12/16
      Apply by 9/24

    • Costs
      US$ 125 (Non-Refundable)
      TUITION FEE (2021 - 2022)
      4 WEEKS US$ 1,775
      6 WEEKS US$ 1,975
      8 WEEKS US$ 2,575
      16 WEEKS US$ 5,150
      US$ 200
      4 - 16 WEEKS US$ 1,120 Per Month US$ 5,200 (17 Weeks) US$ 2,000 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      Included with Housing
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Location
      Hawai’i English Language Program (HELP)
      Moore Hall 586, 1890 East-West Road Honolulu, Hawaii  96822  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Honolulu International Airport:
      Transportation from the airport to downtown Honolulu, Waikiki, or UH is readily available. The approximate cost of a taxi to these areas is about $25.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 4.2
      School Environment: 3.7
      Helpfulness of Staff: 4.5
      Activities and Social Life: 4.2
      Accommodation: 3.5


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