Lot of options depending upon your specifics of the usecase:

In addition to Hive...

You can use Sqoop
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/importing-data-into-hbase-with-sqoop.html

You can use Pig
http://docs.hortonworks.com/HDPDocuments/HDP1/HDP-1.3.7/bk_user-guide/content/user-guide-hbase-import-2.html

If the data is delimiter separated then importTsv
http://blog.cloudera.com/blog/2013/09/how-to-use-hbase-bulk-loading-and-why/

Regards,
Shahab

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