Travel to Hawaii

Flying

The 2019 National Symposium will take place in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is serviced by more than international airlines with direct flights from as far away as New York and Boston. 

 

For the Hawaii Symposium, Docomomo US is partnering with Hawaiian Airines and pleased to offer Docomomo US members a 5% off discount on all transpacific web fares. Travelers should use THIS LINK and code Docomomo when purchasing Hawaiian Airlines flights.

 


Hotel Accommodations

Waikiki is the historic home to the majority of Oahu's hotels and resorts. Famous for its beaches, every hotel room is just two or three blocks away from the ocean (if it’s not directly on the beach). With so many rich and historic examples, Docomomo US is offering discounts to a variety of hotels during the Symposium week.

The Laylow

Recently renovated and operated by Marriott, the Laylow is centrally located with an upscale midcentury modern vibe. With gorgeous rooms furnished with midcentury-inspired furniture, this hip oasis includes a beautiful, bamboo-screened pool, a restaurant and coffee bar, fire pits, and live music, perched two stories above Waikiki’s lively Kuhio Street.


The Laylow, Autograph Collection for 229 USD - 249 USD per night

Start Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Last Day to Book: Monday, August 26, 2019

 

Reserve online LINK

Ilikai 

Relive the opening of Hawaii Five-0 with this 1964 John Graham-designed midcentury classic, located on the west end of Waikiki. Full of vintage charm, this famed hotel’s studio rooms come with either ocean or mountain views and open interiors that usher in the cool Hawaiian breeze.


Ilikai, Luxury Jr Suite Mountain View, 220 USD per night
Ilikai, Luxury Jr Suite Ocean View, 250 USD per night

Start Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
End Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

 

Reservations can be made directly with Aqua-Aston Hospitality Central Reservations by telephone at 1/855-747-0755 (toll free). Reference the Group Booking Code: DOCOMOMO when making reservations. The Hotel will require a credit card deposit at the time of making the reservation (2 Night Room & Tax) to hold each room. Deposits are refundable if notice is given at least 72 hours prior to arrival date and a cancellation number is obtained.

 

Reserve online LINK

SurfJack 

This newly renovated, midcentury boutique hotel offers an authentic and youthful Waikiki experience. Located in the heart of Waikiki and known for its summer pool parties, this design-centric outpost features works by local artists, comfortable rooms, and a restaurant by noted chef Ed Kenney, in addition to an Instagram-worthy pool that keeps visitors from having to say, "Wish you were here."


SurfJack, One room bungalow, 190 USD per night
SurfJack, One bedroom suite, 249 USD per night

Start Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
End Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

 

Reservations can be made directly with Aqua-Aston Hospitality Central Reservations by telephone at 1/855-747-0755 (toll free). Reference the Group Booking Code: DOCOMOMO when making reservations. The Hotel will require a credit card deposit at the time of making the reservation (2 Night Room & Tax) to hold each room. Deposits are refundable if notice is given at least 72 hours prior to arrival date and a cancellation number is obtained.

 

Reserve online LINK

White Sands

For those looking for old-school Waikiki, this recently renovated walk-up hotel features colorful, two-story bungalows (accessible via stairs) grouped around a central pool area ringed by coconut palms. At the White Sands, located within three blocks of the beach, 1950s Hawaii is at your command.


White Sands, Pool View, 175 USD per night

Start Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
End Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

 

Reservations can be made directly with Aqua-Aston Hospitality Central Reservations by telephone at 1/855-747-0755 (toll free). Reference the Group Booking Code: DOCOMOMO when making reservations. The Hotel will require a credit card deposit at the time of making the reservation (2 Night Room & Tax) to hold each room. Deposits are refundable if notice is given at least 72 hours prior to arrival date and a cancellation number is obtained.

 

Reserve online LINK

Queen Kapiolani

Designed by Ernest Hara in 1969, this newly renovated hotel is just a block from the beach and features a large, third-floor open-air pool and restaurant that offers stunning views of Diamond Head. Laid back yet sophisticated, the Queen Kapiolani is perfect for those looking for a dose local history, charm, and comfort.

 

Queen Kapiolani Standard, 175 USD per night
Queen Kapiolani Ocean View King, 275 USD per night 
Queen Kapiolani Jr. Suite Diamond Head View King, 415 USD per night

Start Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
End Date: Saturday, September 29, 2019
Last Day to Book: Friday, July 26, 2019

Group room rates are applicable three (3) nights prior and three (3) nights after the Official Program Dates subject to Hotel availability at the time of booking.

 

Reservation link will be available shortly.

East West Center: Hale Manoa (dorms)
Designed by I.M. Pei, Hale Manoa is a 13-story dormatory on the East-West Center campus. Single dorm rooms include WiFi and shared bathroom/toilet facilities. Stay in paradise for a fraction of the cost.

Hale Manoa, Single dorm room w/shared bathroom, 33 USD per night

Call the East-West Center directly at 808-944-7805 to make a reservation. Based on availability.