Citizens from an eligible Pacific Island district, commonwealth, territory, or insular jurisdiction, state or nation (collectively, “Pacific Island jurisdictions”) which provides no public higher education institution granting baccalaureate degrees, are charged 150 percent of the resident tuition rate.
The following chart lists the Pacific Island Jurisdictions eligible for the exemption for non-resident tuition.
|Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas
|Federated States of Micronesia
|Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (special territory of Chile)
|Republic of Palau
|Republic of the Marshall Islands
For citizens from Pacific Island jurisdictions that have a public higher education institution but it does not offer a program that is desired by the student and is offered at the University of Hawaiʻi, the 150 percent of the resident rate may be applied for participation in the specified program at a specified campus upon written agreement by that institution and the university. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.