Conference Location

The main conference will be held in the Ala Moana Hotel whereas the workshops will be held at the UoH. Ala Moana Hotel is ideally nestled between the financial district of Honolulu and the resort area of Waikiki, near Ala Moana Center, Hawaii's largest shopping center, an open-air shopping oasis in Honolulu just a few minutes from Waikiki with over 290 merchants including luxury brands, local specialty stores, fine-dining restaurants and an international food court. Ala Moana Hotel is completely renewed with a short, easy stroll to Ala Moana Beach Park's wide sandy beach and calm swimming area. It offers over 14,000 square feet of function space with flexible facilities and on-site catering services for corporate meetings, conferences and social gatherings. Ala Moana Hotel features contemporary guest rooms with splendid views of the ocean and the Honolulu city skyline. Well-appointed Kona Tower and Waikiki Tower rooms provide free Internet access. Ala Moana Hotel is home to Rumours nightclub, hosting a fun crowd on the all-night dance floor Fridays and Saturdays.

Perfectly balanced between these different worlds, conference participants will appreciate the uniqueness of the hotel’s location and the valued available services such as wireless internet access, professional catering service, satellite conferencing and state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, while they will become acquainted with Hawaii’s University academic environment.