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How to Address Mail

This is a graphic on how and where to write an address for sending mail. A drawing of a hand, writing an address in the middle of the envelope is depicted.

On-Campus Address


Full Name
55-220 Kulanui Street Bldg 5
Laie, HI 96762-1293

TVA Address


Full Name
TVA # _____
55-220 Naniloa Loop
Laie, HI 96762
*Make sure all mailed items have 4-digit box number.

*Address must be written in the formats above to ensure quick arrival of mail. DO NOT use Hale room assignment or TVA apartment number as address.

(Fig a) There are important areas on a mailing envelope: upper left corner, middle, and upper right corner.

image of an envelope with dashed boxes around areas of importance on a letter

(Fig b) The upper left corner area is for your mailing address.

image of a hand writing in the return address field of an envelope

(Fig c) The middle area is for the address you are sending the mail.

image of a hand writing in the address on an envelope

(Fig d) The upper right corner area is where you put the postage stamps. Amount of stamps may be different depending on the destination.

image of a hand placing a stamp on an envelope