ACCOMMODATIONS The East-West Center (EWC) has various
housing options for those wanting to stay close to the Imin Conference
Center. See their website under Visitor
Housing. When requesting a room, please identify yourself as
a participant in the "Pacific Alternatives" conference.
The East-West Center (including the Imin Conference Center) is directly
across the street from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The
rooms at EWC are not air-conditioned.
If the EWC housing is full, there are also hotels
in the Waikiki and Ala Moana sections of Honolulu, with bus connections
to the university (map;
the Imin Conference Center is located in Jefferson Hall) and the
East-West Center. The standard bus fare is $2 per trip, with one
transfer included free of charge (Click here for
PARKING AT THE EAST-WEST CENTER Parking directly
adjacent to the Imin Conference Center can be reserved before 25
March through the registration form for $5 a day. Permits will be
mailed to registrants. Participants who do not reserve parking ahead
of time can purchase regular University of Hawai‘i visitor parking
lot entry for $5 a day at the entry gates.
DINING There are various dining
options on the University of Hawai‘i campus for breakfast,
lunch, and dinner. There are also small restaurants and coffee
shops within walking distance of the UH Campus and the East-West
TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT The Honolulu International
Airport is approximately 10 miles from the East-West Center. Taxi
fare between the airport and the UHM campus/EWC is approximately
WEATHER IN HONOLULU The temperature in Honolulu normally
ranges from an average daytime high of 82 degrees F to an average
nighttime low of 67 degrees F. The days are normally sunny, but an
umbrella is advised. A light jacket or sweater is advised for cooler
days and the cool temperatures in the conference room.