Photo Credit: Scott Cairns

Photo Credit: Scott Cairns


Why Meet in Hawai‘i?

Palm Trees  • Sunsets on the Beach  • Warm Tradewinds
You’re right…but there is so much more. There are wonderful advantages to holding a conference in a culturally diverse location. The Big Island of Hawai‘i is a mecca for scientific, cultural and environmental conferences. The island presents itself extremely well for field study programs, educational adventures and related conference excursions.

With The “Greatest Outdoor Classrooms in the World” as Your Background, You Are Surrounded by Unparalleled Vistas!

  • Dramatic volcanoes
  • Lush rainforests
  • Stunning beaches
  • Breathtaking views from the clearest skies in the world! Astronomy at its best!
  • Hawai‘i’s underwater world is incomparable

Numerous Advantages of Holding Your Conference in Hawai‘i:

  • Global appeal
  • Safe and beautiful environment
  • Warm and tranquil weather
  • Extraordinary meeting venues and facilities
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Multi-cultural population and environment
  • Warm Spirit of Aloha and Hospitality

Travel and Transportation Are Very Convenient!

  • Nine major domestic airlines serve Hawai‘i
  • Sixteen international carriers serve Hawai‘i
  • Inter-island air service
  • Shuttle service from the airport to hotels and the University
  • Car rental service available at all Hawai‘i airports

Upcoming Events

2015 Fall Commencement
Saturday, December 19, 2015
UH Hilo Vulcan Gymnasium
Hawai‘i Island

Narratives of Place in Literature, Film, and Folklore
March 3-4, 2016
Kīlauea Military Camp
Volcano, Hawai‘i Island