Visit Honolulu

We are excited to return to Honolulu! Our upcoming spring conference provides a great opportunity to take some time to experience what Honolulu has to offer. The Local Arrangements Committee has worked closely with many Honolulu attractions to secure discounts for AAS 2022 conference attendees. To help with planning your visit, explore the resources we’ve compiled below.

Visitor Information

Getting Around

See the best of Honolulu via convenient transportation options.

Oahuʻs Top Area Attractions

Historic Sites

Museums and History/Heritage Centers

  • Honolulu Museum of Art
    • Extends kamaʻaina (resident) rate of $10 to conference attendees; children under 18 are free
    • Show your AAS conference badge to receive the kamaʻaina discount

*Parking is limited at the Mānoa Heritage Center. Arrival by ride share, taxi, or bus is appreciated.

  • Shangri-La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design
    • Extends complimentary tour admission to conference attendees
    • Space limited to 6 people per tour
    • Tours available on conference days, March 24-26: 9:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm and 3:15 pm, by reservation only
    • Reservations processed per email to Navid Najafi,
    • Show your AAS conference badge at the museum for entry
  • Bishop Museum
    • Extends kamaʻaina (resident) rate to conference attendees and family: $14.95 (adult), $12.95 (senior, 65+), and $10.95 (keiki [child], 4-17)
    • Discount available March 23-28, 2022
    • Show your AAS conference badge to receive the kamaʻaina discount

Public tours can be booked based on availability

  • Bās Bookshop in Chinatown
    • 10% off purchases for AAS conference badge holders (some exclusions apply)
  • da Shop: books + curiosities in Kaimuki
    • 10% off in-store purchases for AAS Conference Badge holders (some exclusions apply, active through March 31)

Family Fun

Special Events

Map of O‘ahu Top Attractions


Honolulu offers a vast array of dining options, from classic steakhouses and seafood restaurants in busy high-end spots in Honolulu to more casual locations serving the best local cuisine. Check out the city’s unique culinary characteristics.

Getting Breakfast

Getting Lunch/Dinner

Getting Coffee/Tea/Boba


Weather in the Hawaiian islands is very consistent, with only minor changes in temperature throughout the year. There are really only two seasons in Hawaii: summer (kau), from May to October, and winter (hooilo), from November to April. The average daytime summer temperature at sea level is 85° F (29.4° C), while the average daytime winter temperature is 78° (25.6° C). Temperatures at night are approximately 10° F lower than the daytime (Courtesy of

Click below for more details and current weather conditions.