Testing and Tutoring

The mission of Testing and Tutoring is to provide students with the academic support to become responsible and self-directed learners. Testing and Tutoring offers an array of campus-wide academic support services to assist students with their coursework and related activities. Testing and Tutoring delivers testing services (UH Community College System placement testing, distance education testing, on-campus make-up testing, non-UH testing, etc.); provides tutorial services; offers non-credit courses in placement test preparation in various modes (in-person, computerized, and/or combination of in-person and online instruction); and coordinates service learning activities.

Testing and Tutoring (TNT) is located in Building 7, Room 313.

Students must present valid picture identification to access services.

The Testing Center

  • The Testing Room schedule is for Distance Education and Make-Up exams only.
  • No tests/exams will be started within the last hour before closing and all tests/exams will be collected at closing – NO extensions past closing time.
  • Any scanned pencil/paper tests/exams that need to be e-mailed back to instructors will be ended and collected 10 minutes before closing, at the latest, each operational day.
  • Picture ID is required.
  • No weekend hours
  • Closed on all State, Federal, and school holidays.
  • Testing Center will be closed on the following dates: September 4th, November 10th, November 23rd – November 24th.

Contact Hanwell Kaakimaka or Varouny Sybounmy at honccdet-l@lists.hawaii.edu or (808) 845-9130

Hours effective August 21, 2017 - December 15, 2017:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00AM – 6:30PM (Last intake at 5:30 PM)
  • Friday: 9:00AM – 1:00PM (Last intake at 12:00 PM)

Honolulu Community College now offers services for proctoring tests/exams for institutions outside of the University of Hawaiʻi school system for a fee. Please contact Charles Miller through e-mail at chmiller@hawaii.edu for further information. All test/exam requests for outside of the University of Hawaiʻi school system must be made 2 weeks or more prior to date of test/exam to be taken.


Testing and Tutoring offers tutoring in the following subjects: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Philosophy, History, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, Physics, Chemistry, ICS, and other subjects. Tutoring is available in Building 7 Room 313.

Contact: Charles Miller at chmiller@hawaii.edu or call 845-9232


Brainfuse is a free online tutorial service for community college students. Students may access Brainfuse through MyUH Services. Students may also receive on-line tutoring in the subjects listed below:

  • Math
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Introductory Anatomy & Physiology
  • Nursing
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Spanish
  • History

Brainfuse Resources:

Additional Resources:

Contact: Charles Miller at chmiller@hawaii.edu or call 845-9232

Compass Brush-Up

Brush-up courses are available in math and English for students who wish to retake the COMPASS Placement Test. These are non-credit courses designed to assist students in improving their math and English skills. Upon completion of 100% of the designated curriculum students are allowed to retake the COMPASS math or English test for free. Applications are available at the Testing and Tutoring's location in Building 7, Room 313. The cost of each course is $50.

Contact: Charles Miller at chmiller@hawaii.edu or call 845-9232