[Image: View of Diamond Head, the Pacific Ocean, and Kaimukī, with Chaminade University of Honolulu campus in the foreground, from the school's Facebook page.]




     Please park in the parking structure (see building #3 on the above map). Parking during the conference as well as for the residence hall accommodations is free throughout the conference period.

(good through 6/30/19):

     Below are the basic room rates offered to registrants of the 2019 SFRA Conference. Room reservation links will be available shortly in the Booking Accommodations section, together with contact information for nearby Waīkīki hotels where SFRA conference registrants can get discounted rates via Chaminade University.

Room Types:

SUITE:                    2 separate bedrooms with a shared bathroom

COMMUNITY:        Single or double-occupancy bedrooms

                                          near a community bathroom


Double Occupancy (including Cleaning Fees)    $72/night

Single Occupancy (including Cleaning Fees)     $97/night

Two-Bedroom Suite (including Cleaning fees)   $249/night

Optional fees:

Linens        $40/stay

Lost key    $350/key

Note:       A deposit of $500 will be required for Group Reservations


     Chaminade University of Honolulu lies near the bottom of Waiʻalae Avenue, the central business street of the Kaimukī suburb known for its ethnically diverse, small-business dining establishments, from plantation-era eats (St. Louis Delicatessen, an okazuya across from the campus entrance), to Asian/French Hawaiʻi Regional Cuisine fusion (old-school 3660 on the Rise, at the top of Waiʻalae), to contemporary versions of Native Hawaiian staples (Mud Hen Water, a few minutes away by car), to popular plate-lunch and poke restaurants (Zippyʻs, the Obama-beloved chain which grinds out dine-in or take-out meals, is about a 7-minute walk; Fresh Catch is a little closer to campus), and everything in between. Vietnamese pho noodle soup joints and nouveau-Asian food abound; WW-II-era pre-statehood hamburger stands and other diners reflect Asian settlersʻ historical movement from plantation labor to urban family-owned businesses (W&M Burger makes for a quick stroll from Chaminade; the working-class-beloved St. Louis Drive In stands next to St. Louis Deli across from the campus entrance); and plant-based and vegetarian-friendly restaurants and cafes (especially nearing the top of Waiʻalae) present healthy options. The neighboring Kapahulu area, bordering Waikīkī and Diamond Head, also includes authentic Native Hawaiian restaurants such as Hailiʻs and Da Ono Hawaiian Food.

Kaimukī restaurant & food maps & guides by Kaimuki.Hawaii.Com:


Best Waiʻalae Avenue restaurants listed in Yelp Hawaiʻi:


[Of course, conference attendees should research dining establishments and practice due diligence before eating there, just as they would on the "mainland."]

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