GETTING TO Honolulu:
If Oahu is the heart of Hawaii, then Honolulu is its racing pulse. In this cosmopolitan capital city, you’ll find everything from historic landmarks to fine dining to world-class shopping. Home to the majority of Oahu’s population, Honolulu stretches across the southeastern shores of the island, from Pearl Harbor to Makapuu Point, encompassing world-famous Waikiki Beach along the way.
Before securing a flight to Honolulu, please review the Travel Requirements on the Go Hawaii website page.
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, also known as Honolulu International Airport, is the principal aviation gateway of the City and County of Honolulu on Oahu in the State of Hawaii.
Address: 300 Rodgers Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: (808) 836-6411
GETTING FROM HNL TO Ala Moana
You can take the bus (officially known as TheBus) from the Honolulu airport to Waikiki Beach or practically anywhere on the island. TheBus is the official transit service of Oahu. Buses run regularly through Honolulu and around the island, and the fare is $2.50, which includes a free transfer within a limited time window (ask for this when you board and pay your fare).
Car Rentals – Six rental car companies, Advantage, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National are located on airport. Four others provide off-airport car rentals. Registration counters are located in the Baggage Claim area. On airport rental car offices are located on the ground level of the Terminal 2 Parking Garage.
Conference participants should familiarize themselves with visa requirements well in advance of the conferences. The 2022 Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC’22) organizers encourage you to apply for your visa as early as possible, at least 3 to 4 months prior to this conference.
Please note: Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews. Visa Wait Times for Interview Appointments and Processing by City are available here.
ASC’22 CANNOT INTERVENE with U.S. Embassies abroad or the State Department on behalf of any participant. However, if you need a personal letter of invitation to attend the Conference, please contact Centennial Conferences and provide the following information:
Complete Mailing Address (to include affiliation, department, street address, city, state, postal code (all as applicable)
Fax Number (if you wish to receive a faxed copy of the letter)
Abstract Control ID(s) or Presentation ID
The letter we provide you will reflect your status as known to us at the time (abstract accepted and a place in the program assigned; paid registration received, etc.). The letter does not imply financial support from the conference. Your letter will be EMAILED to you. A hard copy will be faxed and mailed to you via regular airmail only if requested. Any fees for sending letters via express mail must be paid for by the requester.
Please note that letters of invitation can only be sent to presenting authors of accepted abstracts or registered and paid attendees and exhibitors.
The majority of oversees attendees will be eligible for the “Visa Waiver Program”. Details can be found here.
If any problems are encountered in the visa applications or in the admission process, please submit your report to the International Visitors Office by completing the questionnaire on their website. To help the International Visitors Office to identify you as a participant, please be sure to include the 2022 Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC’22) in the “Purpose of Visit” field on the questionnaire. The International Visitors Office can inquire at the Department of State about the status of visa applications that have been pending for more than 21 days.
Please note that this information is given in good faith but that the regulations may change and the only authoritative sources of information are the U.S. Government websites.
Hawaii Convention Center
Just steps from Waikiki, the Hawaii Convention Center is an event destination like none other — a stunning marriage of form and function, open to sky and sun between the shade of terraces and lanais, graced with courtyards, waterfalls and fishponds to create a meetings and convention backdrop that is at once tranquil and invigorating.
Designed by world-renowned architects Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo and LMN, this luminous structure shines like a gem tucked into its tropical setting, blending state-of-the-art technology with authentic island ambiance as a monument to the cultural diversity and legendary spirit of aloha that inspires attendees to see the world in a new light.
1801 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
TO DO IN Honolulu
For a full list of things to do in and around Honolulu, please go to: www.gohawaii.com/islands/oahu/regions/honolulu | For things to do in Oahu, please go to: www.gohawaii.com/islands/oahu/things-to-do. Whether you are watching professional players compete or joining in on the action, the Hawaiian Islands are a year-round playground for athletes of all kinds, from surfers to golfers to Ironmen.
EAT, DRINK, & ENTERTAINMENT
Oahu is home to the metropolitan center of Hawaii, and its vibrant dining scene means that it’s an excellent place to find creative and delicious food representing diverse cultures. Splurge on dinner at one of the buzzworthy high-end spots in Honolulu, or save your vacation funds by finding tasty fare at casual spots, coffee shops and food trucks.