East-West Center Special Features :
EAST-WEST CENTER GALLERY – The EWC Gallery on the first floor of John A. Burns Hall features exhibitions of art and other cultural manifestations of the region.
JAPANESE GARDEN – Located behind the Imin Center, this serene garden was the gift of a group of Japanese businessmen and the result of a 1963 East-West Center project on landscape architecture that involved specialists from Asia, the Pacific and the United States.
JAPANESE TEAHOUSE – Traditional tea ceremonies are periodically held at the teahouse, overlooking the Japanese Garden.
THAI PAVILION – The pavilion, or sala, was a gift from King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand who dedicated the structure in 1967.
Click on this link to view a full-sized map of the East-West Center campus . Click here to view a detailed map of the East-West Center campus . Or, click to learn more about the East-West Center Building (BURNS Hall) , Hawaii Imin International Conference Center (JEFFERSON Hall) , and Hale Manoa .
For driving instructions to the East-West Center, use this map . Burns Hallis located on the corner of Dole Street and East West Road.
Please see our Housing Frequently Asked Questionsfor additional tips about getting to East-West Center.
1601 East West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96848
The East-West Center in 3D
In commemoration of the East-West Center's 50th Anniversary in 2010, Google Earth 3D models were created by East-West Center Degree Fellows Asheshwor Man Shrestha and Tuan Tran Huu Anh.
The Google Earth 3D models of the major buildings on the East-West Center campus can be downloaded here (.kmz file). The modeled buildings include:
- John A. Burns Hall (Offices, circa mid-1970's)
- Hale Halawai (Multi-use Facility, rebuilt circa 2000)
- Jefferson Hall (Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, circa 1960)
- Hale Manoa (High Rise Residence Hall, circa 1960)
- Lincoln Hall (4 Story Residence Hall, circa 1960)
- Hale Kuahine (4 Story Residence Hall, circa 1960)
- Royal Sala Thai (Pavilion, a gift from the King of Thailand, reconstructed 2008)
A video about the East-West Center, architect I.M. Pei's vision of its buildings, and the legacy of the Center can be found here .