Education Resources for Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs- Education and Benefits
Information on education and training programs for veterans
Hawaiʻi Office: 459 Patterson Road, E-Wing
Honolulu, HI 96819

Honolulu VA, Veterans Benefits Office: Work Study Coordinator
459 Patterson Road, E-Wing
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 1-800-827-1000
Phone: 808-433-0565

Yellow Ribbon Program- Assistance with the Post-9/11 GI Bill 
The Yellow Ribbon Program a provision of the law that created the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Yellow Ribbon Program is available for Institutions of Higher Education (degree granting institutions) in the U.S. or at a branch of such institution located outside the U.S. The program allows approved institutions of higher learning and the VA to partially or fully fund tuition and fee expenses that exceed the established thresholds under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. 

The VA has four Regional Processing Offices (RPO) that handle GI Bill claims. Hawaiʻi falls under the Muskogee, OK Regional Processing Office: 
P.O. Box 8888
Muskogee, OK 74402-8888
Education Certification System
1-877-823-2378

Hawaiʻi Pacific University, Military Campus Programs
1164 Bishop Street
Suite 912
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-544-0200
808-356-5222
Email: va@hpu.edu

University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, Office of Veterans Support Services (OVSS)
2600 Campus Road, QLC 214L
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-2192
Email: ovss@hawaii.edu

University Of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, Office of the Registrar – Veterans Affairs – Dr. Larry Ideta
2600 Campus Road, QLC 010
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-8010
Email: uhmva@hawaii.edu

Brigham Young University–Hawaiʻi
55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie, HI 96762
808-675-3731

Chaminade University
3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
Mainline: 808-735-4711
Christopher Parington – School Certification Officer: 808-739-8385

Non-VA Resources for Student Veterans School Administrators

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