Transportation

Below is information about various transportation options available to you on O'ahu as well as directions to the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

Taxis
There is taxi service available outside the baggage claim area at the airport. An average fare from the airport to Waikiki or the University of Hawai'i at Manoa campus is between $20-30. You can also call:

The CAB 422-2222
Charley's Taxi 531-1333
City Taxi 524-2121.

Shuttle Services
Trans Hawaiian Shuttle Service (808) 566-7333: for $8 ($13 round-trip) they will take you from the airport to Waikiki only.

Super Shuttle (808) 841-2928: for $9 per person (cheaper for group), they will take you from the airport to UH Manoa; for $6 per person, to Waikiki.

Airport Shuttles (808) 623-8855: for $8 per person (two person minimum), they will take you from the airport to UH Manoa or Waikiki.

The Bus
Route and Schedule Information: (808) 848-5555. Website: http://www.thebus.org
O'ahu's bus system, logically dubbed "TheBUS," offers island-wide service. The cost is $1.00 for adults and $ .50 for elementary and high school students; exact change is appreciated; dollar bills are accepted, but no change is given. People carrying large suitcases or baggage are not allowed on TheBUS. Riders are allowed to transfer to any connecting line as long as it is going in the same general direction. Request a transfer slip from the bus driver when you board the bus.

Car Rentals
You can try any one of these large rental agencies serving O'ahu:

Alamo 1-800-327- 9633
Avis 1-800-321-3712
Budget 1-800-527-0700
Dollar 1-800-800-4000
Hertz 1-800-654-3011
National 1-800-227-7368

Directions to the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (and the East-West Center)
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa campus is a 20-minute drive from the Honolulu International Airport. Take H-1 east for approximately 15 minutes (non-rush hour). Then take the University Avenue (24B) exit. The exit ramp takes you onto University Avenue, from which you will take your first right at the light onto Dole Street.

For those of you who reserve rooms in one of the East-West Center's three residence halls , Hale Manoa, Hale Kuahine, and Lincoln Hall are all conveniently located on East-West Road on Upper Campus : you will not miss the new stone signs along East-West Road which clearly identify each. Front desks at Lincoln Hall and Hale Kuahine are open from 7:30am until 9:30pm on weekends. The front desk at Hale Manoa is open 24 hours a day, so if you plan on arriving after 9:30pm, you may still check in at the Hale Manoa front desk, regardless of your residence hall.

 

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