About Hawaii

Hawaii, a U.S. state, is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific. Its islands are renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and beaches with gold, red, black and even green sands. Of the 6 main islands, Oahu has Hawaii’s biggest city and capital, Honolulu, home to crescent Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbor’s WWII memorials.

Airports

Here’s vital information on Hawaii’s five major airports.

Convention Center

Just steps from Waikiki, on the island of Oahu, the Hawaii Convention Center is an event destination like none other — a stunning marriage of form and function, open to sky and sun between the shade of terraces and lanais, graced with courtyards, waterfalls and fishponds to create a meetings and convention backdrop that is at once tranquil and invigorating.

  • How many total gross square feet of exhibit space at Convention Center? 204,249 sq. ft.
  • How much of this exhibit space is contiguous? 204,249 sq. ft.
  • How many total gross square feet of meeting space is available at the Convention center? 1.1 million sq. ft.
  • How many meeting rooms does the convention center have? 49 (excluding exhibit halls and ballroom)
  • How big is the largest meeting room? 12,096 sq. ft.
  • How many ballrooms does the convention center have1
  • How big is the largest ballroom? 35,259 sq. ft.
  • When was the last renovation or expansion?
    We are currently undergoing a capital improvement project (2018) and the center is constantly refreshed.
  • When is a future renovation/expansion scheduled?
    Currently undergoing a renovation.
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at the convention center? In public space
  • Is there an exclusive in-house Electrical provider? No
  • Is there an exclusive in-house AV provider? No
  • Is there an exclusive in-house decorator? No
  • Is there an exclusive in house caterer?
    Yes, Levy is our exclusive in-house caterer
  • Is the convention center a union property? No
  • If union property, can you provide estimated pricing list? N/A
  • Here are a list of labor unions with whom planners will be required to work at the convention center:
    We are a non-union facility. Aside from medical services, internet, catering, and rigging, you are welcome to select your own vendors.

Statewide & Hawaii Convention Center Meeting Planners Guides

State of Hawaii

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Convention Center

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Island-Specific Guides for Meeting Planners

Kauai Meeting Guide

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Oahu Meeting Guide

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Maui Meeting Guide

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Hawaii Meeting Guide

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Additional Resources

Hawaii
Quick Facts

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Kauai
Quick Facts

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Lanai
Quick Facts

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Maui
Quick Facts

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Molokai
Quick Facts

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Oahu
Quick Facts

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