Travel & Lodging

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa is conveniently located on the island of O'ahu, in Honolulu's lush Mānoa valley, approximately, nine miles from Honolulu International Airport (HNL), three miles east and inland from downtown Honolulu and one mile from Ala Moana and Waikīkī.

Driving directions

Transportation from the Airport to UH Mānoa

Transportation from the airport to UH Mānoa campus and workshop site and hotels, is available via taxi or shuttle bus. The use of these options is the simplest, shortest and highly recommended. The options are:

  1. Taxis
    Taxis from the airport to the campus meter charge about $40. The flat rate from the airport to Waikīkī hotels is a flat rate of $28 or $29. One option is Charley's Taxi at 808-531-1300 Another is City Taxi Honolulu at 808-524-2121 Taxis are accessible from outside the baggage claim areas.

  2. Shuttles
    Shuttles provide shared transportation services. From the airport to Waikīkī hotels, a one person or group fare rate is available and depends on the shuttle company.

More information about transportation from and to the airport can be found at

Hotel Accommodations


  • Hilton Waikiki
    2500 Kuhio Avenue
    Waikiki Beach, HI 96815
    Direct: 808.922.0811
    Hilton Toll Free: 800-445-8667

Alternative Accommodation

  • Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
    175 Paoakalani Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96815
    (808) 922-3861
    Room rate: $170 +tax
    Using corporate code (11178) during reservation

  • Pacific Monarch
    2427 Kuhio Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96815
    (808) 923-9805
    Room rate: Studio kitchenette, $139 +tax
    Using a group code (IWMF) during reservation

  • Aqua Bamboo Waikiki
    2425 Kuhio Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96815
    (808) 954-7412
    Room rate: $129 +tax
    Using a group code (IWMF) during reservation

  • Vive Hotel Waikiki
    2426 Kuhio Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96815
    (808) 687-2000
    Room rates:
    • Cosmopolitan Queen Guestroom - $149 +tax
    • Cosmopolitan Ocean View Guestroom - $169 +tax
    • Lifestyle Jr. Suite - $219 +tax
    Guests can go to and in the "Corporate/Promotion Code" box, enter IWMC password
More hotels can be found at: Google Hotel Finder Honolulu