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Transportation & Accommodations

Whether you are from out-of-state or a resident of Hawaii, it is important to plan ahead and make sure all your transportation and lodging needs are addressed. Below is a list of resources to make your travels to Honolulu, HI and HPU smoother. We look forward to your arrival!

Hotel and Temporary Accommodations Guide

A wide range of hotel options exist for students and families to consider. The University provides this information solely to assist students/families who are unfamiliar with Hawaii and Waikiki. This list is not all-inclusive, and the University does not endorse any hotel/apartment listed herein, nor has there been any official inspection of the facilities.

Promo Code: HPU Aqua Hotels & Resorts: HPU Friends & Family Participating properties: Aqua Boutique Collection
  • Aqua Palms & Spa
  • Aqua Aloha Surf & Spa
  • Aqua Waikiki Wave
  • The Equus
  • Aqua Bamboo & Spa
On the Aqua website, select one of the participating properties from the drop-down box. Then click on "Add Special Rate Codes" (Listed under Best Rates Guaranteed) and enter HPU in the Promo Code section.

Airport Shuttle 

HPU is pleased to partner with VIP Transportation to assist our students with shuttle service from the Honolulu International Airport to:

  • University housing, downtown or Hawaii Loa campus
  • Hawaii Student Housing
  • Waikiki hotels

Visit Airport Shuttle Information for complete detials, including how to make a reservation. Discount Code: HPU-01
Please contact VIP Transportation directly at 808-836-0317. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Commuter Services also maintains a list of other commercial ground transportation services.

Traveling on Oahu

  • Inter-Campus Shuttle Service - The University provides a shuttle service between its two major campuses, downtown campus and Hawaii Loa campus.
  • TheBus - Public transportation on TheBus is a popular option. Many students purchase a semester UPASS from the HPU Bookstore to travel for a discounted rate. For more TheBus Information call (808) 848-5555 or visit
Student travel on Oahu varies by location and personal preference.

HPU also has special rates with these Rental Car Companies:

Campus Parking

Before heading to the Downtown Campus or Hawaii Loa Campus get an idea of the parking options.

  • Downtown Campus: A variety of downtown parking options are available through private companies.
    Rates are subject to change, so contact the company directly for current parking fees.
  • Hawaii Loa Campus: Purchase a daily pass or a semester parking decal.
Suggested lots for Downtown parking:

Kukui Plaza

55 South Kukui Street

$3.00/60 min ($21.00 max)


Mark's Garage

22 South Pauahi Street

$3.00/30 min ($10.00 max)


1132 Bishop Place

1132 Bishop Street

$3.25/30 min ($32.50 max)


Executive Center

1088 Bishop Street

$3.00/30 min ($45.00 max)