by Lisa A. Grimaldi | March 01, 2016

Meeting Hotels: Properties include the 2,860-room Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort; 1,636-room Sheraton Waikiki; 1,310-room Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa; 601-room Hilton Waikiki Beach; 426-room Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach; 359-room Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa; and 311-room Ambassador Hotel Waikiki.

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Convention Center: Hawaii Convention Center; exhibit space, approximately 204,249 square feet; number of meeting rooms, 49; (808) 943-3500.

Airport Transit: Honolulu International Airport, eight miles west of the Hawaii Convention Center. Transfer cost by taxi, $35

Taxes: Room tax, 9.25%; sales tax, 4.712%; total tax on hotel rooms, 13.96%

Group Venue:
 The Bishop Museum houses world-renowned collections of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts, art, film, manuscripts, photographs and documents. Private events can be held at a number of spaces in the facility; the outdoor grounds can accommodate the largest groups -- up to 800 people for seated banquets. (808) 847-3511.

 Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau, (808) 923-1811.