The Hawai‘i Convention Center continues to follow State of Hawai‘i restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, remaining closed since March 18, 2020. The health and safety of our guests, staff and communities are our top priority, and we will continue to post updates at HawaiiConvention.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Center open to the public?
No. The Hawai‘i Convention Center continues to follow State of Hawai‘i restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, remaining closed since March 18, 2020.
What about scheduled events?
All public events previously scheduled during this time are either postponed or cancelled. Please review updates to our events calendar at events.hawaiiconvention.com.
Is the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) Unemployment Insurance satellite location at the Center open to walk-ins?
No. While the Center has been pleased to serve our communities as a temporary satellite location for the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) and the Office of Elections, the Center is not open to walk-ins.
Please visit the DLIR website at labor.hawaii.gov/ui/ for more on unemployment claims processing.
How are you keeping staff, guests and communities safe?
All volunteer personnel and staff are required to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and are having their temperatures and security credentials checked upon entry. The Center has also developed health and safety guidelines available HERE.
When will the Center reopen?
We are following the latest developments in the response to COVID-19, and are working closely with meeting and event planners to reschedule events during this time. While we do not have a firm reopening date, we are monitoring City and State guidelines.
Where can I find additional information about COVID-19 for Hawaii?
Please visit https://www.gohawaii.com/special-alerts-information for more information
I have additional questions. Who do I contact?
Additional resources regarding COVID-19 are posted at HawaiiConvention.com. You may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 943-3500.
How will you ensure our safety and prepare the building once you reopen?
Please visit our reopening protocols and guidelines page linked HEREFollow us!