Transportation to and in Honolulu


Honolulu International Airport is located 7.5 miles away from the Hawaii Convention Center. The airport code for Honolulu airport is HNL. Airport information is available at or by calling (808) 836-6411.


The Association for Asian Studies has partnered with American Airlines to provide our attendees a 7% discount off ANY published airfare on for the AAS/ICAS 2011 Joint Conference meeting in Honolulu.

The valid travel dates for this discount are March 23–April 11, 2011.

You can easily access American’s fares and apply this discount by going to to book your flight. Place the below Promotion Code in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically.

International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code.

You may also call 1-800-433-1790 to book your flights, please refer to the Authorization Number below when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone.

AAS/ICAS Group discount code: 2331DN



Taxi Service is available at the Honolulu Airport on the center median fronting the terminal baggage claim areas. See the taxi dispatchers (green shirts with yellow lettering, and the wording “TAXI DISPATCHER” for service.

The fare from the airport to Waikiki during non-rush hour periods is approximately $35–$40, maximum of four people, plus a baggage charge of 35 cents per bag. Fare is by meter only.

For more information call: AMPCO Express (808) 861-8294.

Airport Shuttle Transportation (to/from Airport/Hotel)

The Airport Waikiki Express the State of Hawaii's Official Honolulu Airport Shuttle Service, offers 24-hour shuttle service from the airport to Waikiki hotels. The service is operated by Roberts Hawaii.

For shuttle service to your Waikiki hotel, you do not need a reservation. The shuttle stops every 20 minutes in the median area outside of baggage claim. Shuttle stops are located on the median strip outside the Commuter, Interisland and International Arrivals exit and baggage claim areas D, F and in between G and H on the ground level.

Waikiki Express dispatchers in yellow shirts are available on the sidewalk to show passengers where the shuttle stops. Airport Shuttle-Waikiki Express signs are located above the booths located on the median.

  • One-Way: $ 9.00 USD
  • Roundtrip: $15.00 USD

Payment to be made to your Honolulu Airport shuttle driver. Cash only. Each passenger is allowed two pieces of luggage at no additional charge

For more information call (808) 954-8652 or 1-866-898-2519 or go to

Shuttle Bus Services in Honolulu during the Conference

Complimentary shuttle buses will be provided for all attendees to/from the Convention Center from the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, and the Hawaii Prince Hotel. Shuttle services will run daily from Thursday morning to Sunday afternoon. Please print out the Shuttle Bus Information sheet for detailed information.

The AAS does not endorse or recommend any of the services above. This information is provided for your convenience.