Getting Around Honolulu

Special Car Rental Rates

Avis has been designated the official car rental company for OSM 2022. Special meeting rates and discounts are available on a selection of GM and other cars at the Honolulu International Airport.

To receive these special rates, be sure to mention your Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is Avis Worldwide Discount or AWD number is D130903. When calling Avis at 1 (800) 331-1600 to make reservations, attendees should provide reservations agents with this AWD number to ensure they receive the best available car rental rates. The AWD will be effective from seven days prior to the event until seven days after the event.

Please note that availability of  rental cars is limited.

Taxi Service

The fare from the airport to Waikiki beach area during non-rush hour periods is approximately $40.00 ̶ $45.00.  Fare is by meter only. Taxi service is available on the center median fronting the terminal baggage claim areas. See the taxi dispatchers wearing yellow shirts with black lettering, and the wording “TAXI DISPATCHER” for service.

A number of taxi services provide transportation to and from the Convention Center. Please inquire at your hotel.

Charley's Taxi serves the Hilton Hawaiian Village and many hotels in Waikiki. Charley’s serves the local community and can dispatch cars quickly, 24/7. Call them at 1-808-531-2333.

TheCAB provides taxi services to and from the major hotels and many small hotels in Waikiki. TheCAB serves Ala Moana Shopping Center and the Kahala Mall. They also provide services 24/7 and have a system to dispatch cars quickly. Call them at 1-808-422-2222.

If you are interested in verifying or calculating fares in advance, the Honolulu Taxi Fare Calculator, can provide a good reference. The site uses current fares and potential flat rates.

If you are at a hotel, restaurant, or club and need a taxi, you can ask someone at the hostess stand or bell stand to call one for you.

These are the current estimated rates, but are subject to change.

Uber and Lyft

Both Uber and Lyft are available in Honolulu.  This includes pickups (at designated rideshare pickup areas) and drop-offs at the Honolulu International Airport.

Bus Service

Public transportation to the Hawai′i Convention Center from the airport and all parts of Oahu is available on “TheBus.” For information on routes, times and fares, call 1-808-848-5555 or visit their website at

Walking Maps

Downtown Honolulu is the state’s main business center and financial district. Located in and around are the office buildings and bank towers of some of Hawaii’s most significant and cherished treasures—all within comfortable walking distance of each other. For a list of downtown landmarks and a map go to  Another resource is for walking and driving directions from the hotels near Waikiki to the Convention Center.

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