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Lā Pūnua Orientation Days

Lā Pūnua Orientation Days are an exciting two days for freshmen to get to know their fellow classmates, faculty, staff and PUEO Mentors. This event takes place on the UH West O‘ahu campus on the following dates:
  • August 10 (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • Aloha & Welcome 
    • ‘Oli
    • Meet your Mentor
  • August 11 (8:00 am – 3:00 pm)
    • Aloha & Welcome 
    • True Colors 
    • Communication Goals 
    • Breakout Sessions 
    • Summer Surge

meet your mentors 

Pueo Mentors

Aloha
Aloha Major/Concentration
Elementary Education, Psychology, Sociology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Hawaiian Plate Lunch"
Chance
Chance Major/Concentration
Social Science - Psychology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Chicken Katsu"
Issac
Issac Major/Concentration
Business Management
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Pasta"
Jayce
Jayce Major/Concentration
Humanities - English
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Bread"
Joy
Joy Major/Concentration
Business Management
Favorite place/thing to eat
"My favorite food is ramen"
Kellen
Kellen Major/Concentration
Business Administration - Marketing & Management
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Sushi & Nachos! Kats sushi in town is my favorite place to eat. Not only is it all sushi but it is all you can eat sushi and it is in a small social place good for conversation."
Kimi
Kimberly Major/Concentration
Social Science & Psychology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"I could eat spaghetti every day...but my favorite food is curry. Curry ramen, curry rice, mochiko chicken curry...I don't discriminate. I like all curries!"
Lyza
Lyza Major/Concentration
Social Science & Psychology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"I looove Musubis with teriyaki sauce! 7-Eleven is where it's at."
Melanie
Melanie Major/Concentration
Elementary Education
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Chicken Pho with spring rolls"
Macie
Macie Major/Concentration
Elementary Education, Psychology, Sociology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Coco Ichibanya"

 

Philippe
Philippe Major/Concentration
Sociology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Home :)"
Rae
Rae Major/Concentration
Public Administration - Healthcare Administration
Favorite place/thing to eat
"I love when my mother makes Chicken De Van because it's super yummy and comforting. Whenever I eat it, I feel loved. (Also) Shari's Cafe and Pies because they have the best oreo cream pie EVER!!!"
Rhanah-Lynn
Rhanah-Lynn Major/Concentration
Public Administration - Criminal Justice
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Veggie spring rolls with satay sauce, pineapple and tofu fried rice and pad Thai noodles at Spicy House!"
Shawna
Shawna Major/Concentration
Social Science - Psychology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"Korean BBQ especially Kalbi!"
Shayna
Shayna Major/Concentration
Social Science - Psychology
Favorite place/thing to eat
"99 Ranch"