Travel Information


 Preparing for Your Trip to Hawaii


If you have any special requirements or dietary needs, please contact Ms. Kori-Jo Kochi via her email at

  • Hawaii is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii’i is served by most major airlines in Asia. Flight time from Asia is about 7 ~ 8 hours.
    The main airport of entry is Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.



  • To call Hawaii from Asia, dial: +1 (US country code) and 808 (area code) for Hawaii, then 7-digit phone number.(e.g., +1-808-123-4567)
  • Ground Transportation is located outside the exit after clearing U.S Immigrations and Customs. Exit through the door for “Individuals.” Taxi fare is about $30 (plus 10 ~ 15% tip) to the Waikiki area. More information for ground transportation service is available here.
  • Participants are responsible for their own lodging.  We recommend staying in Waikiki which is very accessible to the JABSOM campus. Participants interested in room-sharing during the workshop should indicate their interest when emailing their registration information. Interested participant’s email addresses will then be shared with all those interested.
    A few helpful websites:;
  • Visit the Hawaii’i Visitors and Convention Bureau for travel information and a calendar of events.
    Special Needs. The medical school and most hotels have facilities for the disabled, including wheelchair access and elevators.