TO & FROM THE AIRPORT
HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
The island of O‘ahu is serviced by the Honolulu International Airport (HNL). Airlines that fly to Hawai‘i include American, United, Delta, Hawaiian, & Alaska Airlines, and a wide variety of airlines from abroad. The airport is about a 20-minute drive (non-rush hour traffic time) from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa or Waikiki.
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICES
There is taxi service available outside the baggage claim area at the airport. An average fare from the airport to Waikiki or the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus is between $25-35. An average fare from Waikiki to the UH Mānoa campus is between $10-15. You can also call:
Various car rental companies (Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thifty) have onsite and offsite rent-a-car offices at the Honolulu International Airport.
Click here for more information on ground transportation options available from the airport.
NOTE ABOUT LYFT / UBER
Lyft (lyft.com) and Uber (uber.com) are not allowed to do pick-ups and drop-offs at the Honolulu International Airport.
TO & FROM THE CONFERENCE
CONFERENCE SHUTTLE SERVICE
We will be providing complimentary shuttle service from our conference hotels in Waikiki to the Hawai‘i Imin International Conference Center (1777 East-West Road) and back during the conference.
The shuttle bus schedule will appear here a few months prior to the conference.
GETTING AROUND HONOLULU & O‘AHU
Various car rental companies (Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thifty) have onsite and offsite rent-a-car office at the Honolulu International Airport. Some also have offices in Waikiki.
BUS TOUR COMPANIES
Speak with the concierge desk at your hotel to conveniently arrange for tours of interest to you. Alternatively, you can contact any of our many local bus tour companies directly:
Route and Schedule Information: (808) 848-5555. Website: http://www.thebus.org
O‘ahu's bus system, logically dubbed "TheBUS," offers island-wide service. The cost for a one-way fare is $2.50 for adults, $1.25 for elementary and high school students, and $1.00 for seniors; exact change is required. Riders are allowed to transfer to any connecting line as long as it is going in the same general direction. Request a transfer slip from the bus driver when you board the bus.
A $35 4-day pass can be bought from ABC Stores in Waikiki and the Ala Moana Shopping Center and from the Bus Pass Office. This may be a good option for attendees relying on the bus for transportation during the conference.
Click here for bus route timetables.
Bus lines that service the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa include #4, #6, and #13 (best option between Waikiki and UH).
IMPORTANT NOTE: People carrying large suitcases or baggage are not allowed on TheBUS. If you have smaller items, you can ride on the bus. Click here for baggage rules for The Bus.
LYFT / UBER
Lyft and Uber operate in Honolulu and are a convenient and cheap alternative for transportation. Please be advised that these companies are not allowed to do pick-ups and drop-offs at the Honolulu International Airport but can provide transportation to other places.