“A Connection that lasts a Lifetime…”

“Helping international students is our passion. We also came from a foreign country, we know how hard it is to be far from family, to go through difficult phases without anyone to help… When we host our international students, our heart is to serve them by providing a “home” feel.

We will help you through each phase of your experience: Through your initial excitement serenity phase, where you really get to enjoy the most.

We will be there for you! We believe you are so courageous for leaving your family to come to a foreign country. We believe you are adventurous a risk taker, characteristic of a great leader. It will be a true honor to help you to achieve your goals, here in Hawaii”

Romulo & Mariana Barbosa

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For Students: Arriving in Honolulu by yourself can be a bit overwhelming at first, kinda like your first day at a new school. HIS will help you settle! Safe. Fun. It’s an experience of a Lifetime!

For Hosting Families: Aloha! If you have a room at your house that you would like to rent to a college student, now you can post it for free on this site. Adding your house here is fast super easy.

The goal is to help students (specially the international) to find a safe .

International Students help to grow our economy, but they find very difficult to find a home here. Please share help us to bless them!

From http://invest.hawaii.gov/education/
“In addition to the $205.1 million in direct economic output, other economic benefits of international students include:

$443 million in total economic impact, including direct indirect effects.
4,922 jobs were supported by foreign student spending.
$185 million in household earnings was attributed to foreign students.
$29 million in state taxes was generated from the total economic output of foreign students.”

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Why Hawaii Student Housing is the Reliable Source?

Hawaii advantage: University / College tuitions well below the national average, multicultural atmosphere, wide range of learning opportunities, health, safe
Hawaii is a paradise, but even in paradise the international student struggle with the 5 stages of studying abroad:

1. Excitement optimism
2. Disorientation
3. Loneliness
4. Homesickness
5. Acceptance serenity

We help you with guidance encouragement. Being afar from family, in the beginning, sounds really adventurous! But with time, it feels very lonely. We will be there for you every step of the way.

True Facts Figures About International Students Housing in Hawaii

There are now 40 percent more international students  studying at U.S. colleges than a decade ago, the rate of increase has risen steadily for the past three years, the report said.

In the 2015 school year, there were over 1 million international students in the US. The number of students from China increased 21.4 percent from the previous year. Following China, the top “places of origin” are India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia Canada, the report said. That order has not changed for years. Those five account for about 60 percent of all international students.

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More details:

• One of the largest increases, 30.5%, came from Saudi Arabia; its 44,566 students are largely funded by a Saudi government scholarship program.

• Participation by Brazil students increased 20.4%, largely because of a new government scholarship program for undergraduates.

• Japan, which was hit hard by a tsunami in early 2011, saw a rebound in interest among U.S. students.

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