Hawaii Convention Center

The Honolulu Hawaii Convention Centre is a truly impressive meeting place attracting business people and conventioneers from across the globe. With a unique architectural design, and state of the art facilities, this convention centre has about 200,000 square feet solely for the purpose of meetings and banquets. It is further embellished by rooftop tropical gardens, and an art collection worth USD $2 million. It surely is one of the business convention centers around the world. To know more about this impressive facility, look no further than our detailed travel articles.
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Hawaii Convention Center is an essential spot for tourists coming to the enticing city of Honolulu. The flagship civic exhibition center attracts countless vacationers to the Hawaiian Island of Oahu in Waikiki. The convention center is blending the essential elements of modern state-of-the-art meeting facilities with unique Hawaiian beauty, comfort and culture.

Estheticians all admire the unique Hawaiian architecture design of the convention center. The buildings are the best presentations for artistic metaphors of Hawaiian culture and natural enticing environment. It once won the fame of the most beautiful convention center throughout the world. Visitors to the Hawaii Convention Center are marveled at the rooftop tropical gardens and USED $2 million art collection.

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Homepage of Hawaii Convention Center


The Hawaii Convention Center is conveniently situated in the very center of Honolulu. As the center is just at the gateway to Waikiki on the corner of crossing of Kalakaua Avenue and Kapi'olani Boulevard, it's within a short driving distance from many directions. If driving is preferred, you need to consider parking options in and around the convention center.

Driving Directions to Hawaii Convention Center


The Hawaii Convention Center provides on-site vehicle parking. The parking garage is located on the second floor of the convention center. The entrance to the garage is on the Kalakaua Avenue. The parking garage has 690 parking spaces. The garage is catered for most privately owned vehicles. The maximum height clearance is 8′11″. The center parking garage can accommodate up to 140″ wheelbase.

Please note that parking is only allowed during event and business hours at the Convention Center. The parking lot opens one hour prior to any event and closes one hour later after an event of Honolulu. Overnight parking is not permitted at the garage. Parking at the convention center is only restricted to marked parking stalls. Never try to park your cars at locations with No Parking signs, such as service streets, loading dock areas, vacant exhibit halls and designated fire lanes. Vehicles parked at any of these locations may be cited or towed at your expense.

The parking garage charges a daily parking rate of $5 that is restricted to per entry. A second entry into the garage needs another $5 on the same day. Exhibitors and attendees can have unlimited in and out privileges during regular garage hours if they have a parking card. The parking card can be purchased at the Parking Cashier booth with a charge of $25. The parking card will be valid for 30 days from the day purchased. Parking can be free for first 30 minutes.

Exhibitors can park their standard sized vehicles in the parking garage loading zone Row F for loading and unloading. The loading zone is the only place available for vehicles to load and unload. Freight elevators are on the other side of the loading zone. Exhibitors with oversized vehicles need to make a dock reservation in advance. The booking phone is 808-943-3018.

Note: Exhibitors with display vehicles can consult the convention center in advance by calling 808-943-3500. Display vehicles are usually allowed in some designated areas, including the Exhibit Hall Floor, Ballroom, and other limited areas of the public concourses. There are some regulations for display vehicles.

Regulations for display vehicles include:

- All vehicles must have less than 1/8 tank of gasoline.

- Gas tank fuel pipe cover must be taped shut.

- Battery cables for the vehicles are disconnected.

- A piece of carpet or drop cloth with a catch pan is needed to place under the engine for all vehicles.

- Certificate of Insurance is needed and is to be kept on file.

Additional parking is offered at nearby Eaton Square. This mixed use development consists of three buildings: Villa on Eaton Square, Villa Professional Plaza, and Eaton Square Shopping Plaza. The square has a total of 700 on-site parking stalls. Customer parking is available in the parking structure. Besides, ample street parking is also available on surrounding streets and avenues.

Both of self parking and valet parking are offered by nearby hotels. Many great hotels are located near Hawaii Convention Center, like Hawaii Prince Hotel, Hilton Hawaii Village and Hawaiian Monarch Hotel. You can choose the best one to enjoy the perfect mix of excellent accommodations and classic Hawaiian hospitality.

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Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu: Discovering Open-air Quality of the Island's Business Life

The Hawaii Convention Center is located in the entrance of Waikiki on the island of Oahu with a number of affordable hotels lying within one-mile radius of the center. The Hawaii Convention Center blends well the state-of-the-art infrastructure meeting with beauty, comfort and culture that are unique to Hawaii.

The landscape is designed well with soaring tropical palms and Polynesian sailing canoes. The building has a glass front center and a bold architecture with nearly two million dollar of art collection for display. Other features in this center are the rooftop tropical garden, glass encased meeting rooms and spaces for outdoor function amongst giant palms.

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The outdoor space of the center is scented with native tropical flowers, and other native plants are in abundance. Other attractions in the outdoor space of this convention center are landscaped gardens, terraces, lanais and courtyards spanning in more than six acres.

Hawaiian Culture in the Center


The front of the convention center welcomes the newcomers with a bronze statue standing evident for Hawaiian culture for their generosity and expressions of goodwill.

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The center carries the spirit of Hawaii, Aloha, meaning welcoming and serving all those who visit the center with no conditions, as their main mission and values. The center has nearly 200,000 square feet for drive in access into the exhibition center. There is a registration lobby, ballroom, two theaters with tiered seating facilities and a kitchen with cooking facilities.

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Hawaii Convention Center Address, Maps and Directions

Voted as the most beautiful convention center in the word, Hawaii Convention Center has successfully blended Hawaii culture into the modern facility. We bet you must have seen the TV show Lost. The Hawaii Convention Center, along with its Center Kitchen and Center Rooftop, has been used for Lost filming scenes to portray Sydney Airport.

Today we'd like to take you on a tour to the most beautiful convention center. Let's learn about its location in the first place.

Hawaii Convention Center lies in the heart of Honolulu covering a grand land of 1,007,000 square feet. Technically speaking, Hawaii Convention Center doesn't belong to Waikiki. Yet it's just outside of Waikiki. Hawaii Convention Center is easily accessible from the Honolulu International Airport, just 7.5 miles away. To accommodate large amounts of guests, 30,000 hotel rooms are available in the neighborhood. Plus, a host of shopping, dining and entertainment venues will guarantee your tour to Hawaii Convention Center a pleasant one.

The physical address of Hawaii Convention Center is 1801 Kalākaua Avenu, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96815. If you have any question about it, please contact the center at 808-943-3500. A map of Hawaii Convention Center and Waikiki Hotels is offered. You can download it:

Hawaii Convention Center & Waikiki Hotels Map


A Google satellite map is offered either:

Google Satellite Map


Hawaii Convention Center is quite easy to reach since it's bordered by the Ala Wai Canal, Kalakaua Ave. and Kapiolani Blvd. For your convenience, routes from various directions are provided.

For people coming from Waikiki, firstly you can drive on Ala Wai Boulevard. Then merge left onto Niu Street. Make a right turn onto Atkinson Drive. Then make your next right turn onto Kapiolani Avenue. Finally make your last right turn onto Kalakaua Avenue. Hawaii Convention Center is just bordered by the Kalakaua Avenue.

If you are starting from Honolulu International Airport, we'll suggest you to take the H-I East on ramp before exiting the airport terminal. Remember to stay on your right lane. Then take an exit onto Nimitz Hwy. Drive on Nimitz Highway for about 6 miles till it becomes Ala Moana Blvd. Make a left turn onto Atkinson Drive. Then turn right onto Kapiolani Avenue. Finally make your last right turn onto Kalakaua Avenue.

For people coming from H-1 Eastbound, firstly you should take an exit onto the Punahou Street. Then drive on Punahou Street till you reach the 1st stoplight. Make a right turn onto Beretania Street. When you have reached the next stoplight, make a left turn onto Kalakaua Avenue. You will arrive at the garage by driving on Kalakaua Avenue for approximately 0.5 miles.

If you come from H-1 Westbound, firstly you should exit onto King Street. Proceed on King Street for about 1.5 miles. Then make a left turn onto Kalakaua Avenue. Drive on Kalakaua Avenue for about 0.5 miles.

If you are still not sure about your routes, please Go Mapper it:

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Hawaii Public Transportation, "TheBus", can take you to the Convention Center conveniently either from the airport or other parts of Oahu. There are a couple of routes leading to Waikiki beach and hotels. You can call 808-848-5555 or visit their web site for more info:



A Complete Guide To Hawaii Convention Center - Where Business And Aloha Meet

Located at 1801 Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, the Hawaii Convention Center has proved to be a place where people can have fun and relax while conducting their business deals. It is building and bidding process started way back in 1994 but the official establishment was completed in 1998 at a cost of $350 million.

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Over the years, this exhibition center has attracted many people and it was not long before the International Association of Exhibition Management voted it as the most beautiful convention center in the world.

This center is readily accessible in many ways. If it is through driving then there is what the commoners refer to as 'the Bus' which offers public transportation from the airport and areas within O'ahu.

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There is ample vehicle parking and a parking garage is located on 2nd floor of the center. There is a regular parking charge and rate.

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Inside this awesome center, there are many services at your disposal. When hosting an event in this center, the administration provides the necessary staff as well as an event manager who caters for all the preparations. Catering services, security and also internet services are some of the services that are available inside Hawaii Convention Center.

Hawaii Convention Center Services


The aloha services in the center consists of signature stickers and Hawaii quotes, Cosmos Global Documentaries and many more.