Hawaiʻi Convention Center Fact Sheet

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Hawaiʻi Convention Center Address

Hawaiʻi Convention Center
1801 Kalākaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96815

General Manager

Teri Orton

Phone Number

(808) 943-3500

About the Center

Opened in 1998, Hawaiʻi Convention Center is Hawaiʻi's largest meetings facility, conveniently located eight miles from the Honolulu International Airport, near 28,000 guest rooms as well as shopping, dining and entertainment venues. The Center was designed with a Hawaiʻi "sense of place" by Hawaiʻi-based architecture firm Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WAT&G) and LMN Architects.


1.1 million sq. ft., divisible for ease of use, including exhibition space, parking facilities, meeting rooms and ballrooms – each on its own floor

Exhibit Hall

More than 200,000 sq. ft. with drive-on floor access and 350-lbs./sq. ft. floor load capacity

Meetings & Events Space

  • 35,000 sq. ft. registration lobby
  • 138,869 sq. ft. total meeting space
  • 35,000 sq. ft. ballroom (largest in the state)
  • 47 meeting rooms, including two theaters with tiered seating
  • 2.5-acre landscaped rooftop garden
  • 70-foot lobby waterfall

Food & Beverage

  • 20,000-sq. ft. production kitchen
  • On-site catering


  • 690 parking stalls

Technology Features

  • Full facility and high-density WiFi 802.11 a/g/n/ac network
  • Free light-use WiFi in all public spaces throughout the facility
  • Temporary LAN/WAN/VPN networks
  • Point-to-point networking
  • Speaker-ready networking
  • Wireless services and interference guide

Business Center

  • Equipment rentals
  • Print, photocopy and fax services
  • Shipping services

Additional Features

  • ADA accessibility
  • All interior circulation open to the outdoors for natural light, ventilation and views
  • Art collection as part of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Art in Public Places Program

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