Asia-Pacific Natural Hazard Conference 2012

Uinversity of Hawaii at Manoa

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Venue & Accommodations

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University of Hawaii at Manoa



Please make your travel plan as early as possible as seats on flights from Taipei to Honolulu after the Spring 2012 semester may fill up rather quickly. Lower than hotel rate conference housing is available at:


1) East-West Center

As of March 30, 2012, for East-West Center housing, only single dormitory rooms with shared bath are available. Reservations for the East-West Center Housing dormitory rooms with shared bath (Hale Manoa or Hale Kuahine single rooms at $27 per night per room) need to be made before April 25 noon Taiwan Local Time and by sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Individuals are required to pay for their room charges upon check-in. MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, Discovers, and JCB credit card, traveler's checks and personal checks (US dollars), and cash are accepted. Personal checks must be payable to the East-West Center and for the exact amount only. Third party checks are not accepted. Need to bring your own towel and toilet items.

The cancellation policy is:
59 to 30 nights prior to arrival, 1 night charge per room cancelled. 
within 30 nights prior to arrival, 2 nights charge per room cancelled.


2) University of Hawaii Conference Housing

For UH conference housing, a meal plan is required during your stay Since the conference organizers will provide refreshments and lunch during the conference, it is recommended that you sign up for the breakfast only meal plan during the conference. The TECO-Honolulu office will host a reception in the evening of June 27 and the ACSH will host a banquet in the evening of June 28. Over the weekend, three meal plans are available: brunch, dinner, brunch and dinner. For those interested in the UH conference housing, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your dates of stay and meal plan as soon as possible and before April 10, as we will need to submit an application to make “block” booking.




Flight Ticket: Discount group tickets for 10 persons or more traveling together between Taipei and Honolulu are available from the China Ailrines.

Transportation from the Airport: The Honolulu International Airport is approximately 10 miles from the East-West Center/UHM campus. Taxis from the airport to the UHM campus and the EWC cost ~ $30.  Shuttle bus information is available at: Hawaii Airport Shuttle ; Honolulu Shuttle - Hawaii Airport Shuttle and a few others from internet websites.


Weather in Honolulu

The temperature in Honolulu normally ranges from an average daytime high of middle 80 degrees F to an average nighttime low of middle 70 degrees F.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 May 2012 16:35