Hitolo completed secretarial studies at Port Moresby Business College in 1996 and after graduating, she had her first ever job employment with ANZ Bank and moved on to PNG Banking Corporation in 1997 and joined Bank South Pacific when the banks were merged in 2003. Whilst with Bank South Pacific, she attained an Australian Aid scholarship in 2012 to study Diploma in Human Resource Management at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia.
Hitolo successfully completed her studies and returned back to Bank South Pacific and in 2014 was appointed to the role of Training Manager. In 2015, she pursued her interest to study Bachelor of Management at Divine Word University and successfully graduated in 2017. After completing her studies, she decided to venture into other industries to explore new job opportunities as part of her professional goal to gain exposure and experience and enhance her skills and knowledge to be a better manager and leader. Over the years of employment with different organizations, Hitolo has gained professional skills, especially in Human Resource Management.