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Located on the mauka end of the ground floor of the atrium in Hale ʻĀkoakoa, the Windward Community College bookstore is part of the UH bookstores. You can also find us online at

Our phone number is 808-235-7418.

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Monday–Thursday: 9am–3p.m.
Friday: 9am – 12pm
Saturday, Sunday: closed

Note: Extended hours are available at beginning of fall and spring semesters. Contact the bookstore for more information.


Books ordered online are to be picked up at the Bookstore or shipped to your house for an additional charge.

A listing of textbooks is available online. Consult the bookstore for dates when textbooks can be purchased and the deadline for returning textbooks.

For faculty, textbooks are now ordered online. Please contact the bookstore via email (, phone, or in person during bookstore hours.

Computers and Software

Discounts are available on computer hardware and software purchases. You must be a faculty, staff or student in the UH System to receive the discount. Visit the UH Computer Store for a complete list and contact the Windward Community College Bookstore to place an order.

U-Pass (a Bus pass for the entire semester)

TheBus University Bus Pass Program, or U-Pass, is a reduced-rate bus pass tailored to the needs of Hawaii’s university students. The passes go on sale approximately 3 to 4 weeks prior to the semester start.

Spring semester U-Pass, valid January 1 – May 31; sold at the Bookstore from December 20 through the end of February. Cost is $225.00.*

Fall semester U-Pass, valid August 1 – January 15; sold at the Bookstore from July 20 through the end of September. Cost is $225.00.*

Summer semester U-Pass, valid May 1 – August 31; sold at the Bookstore from April 20 through the end of June. Cost is $150.00.*

Students need to present a valid Student ID and current class schedule at the time of purchase. All sales are final. No refunds. The City & County and Bookstore assume no responsibility for loss, theft, destruction or misplacement of U-Pass. The U-Pass is VOID if altered or mutilated.

Faculty and Staff may sign up for a discounted bus pass at the Human Resources office.

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*Dates and cost are subject to change. Contact the Bookstore for more details.

Food items

The bookstore offers microwaveable snacks and lunch items: pizza, burritos, ramen, etc., desserts and drinks.