Hale Kuahine

1811 East-West Road
Front desk telephone: 808-944-7813
For front desk service, visit or call Hale Mānoa (24 hours/day): 808-944-7960


Hale Kuahine with treesHale Kuahine principally houses the Center's international residential community of graduate students and professional participants.  It is a four-story dormitory, without an elevator. Room are the same as those in Hale Mānoa (whose rooms are used as illustrations here), with single and double options. Some floors are co-ed and some are sex-segregated. The communal kitchen facilities, lounge, and laundry machines are located on the ground floor.


Top: Hale Kuahine; above: traditional Thai sala in front of Hale Kuahine


All rooms have telephone service and WiFi. Room cleaning services, bedding/linen, pillows, towels, and soap are not provided. Towel packets are available at the front desk for a nominal cost. Hale Kuahine is not air conditioned.



Cooking in the dorms should be confined to kitchens (see Resident Code of Conduct). Graduate students have the option (it is not required) of participating in a meal program through UH (see A variety of food outlets and cuisines is available on the UH campus, some in campus facilities and others in food trucks. At the Center, coffee and limited food items are available when school is in session in front of Burns Hall at the corner of East-West Road and Dole Street. Groceries and additional food outlets are available in Mānoa Marketplace (in the valley north of the Center) and in the commercial center of Mo’ili’ili (the neighborhood south of the Center), along King and Beretania streets.



Eligible students are East-West Center scholarship recipients and student affiliates as well as successful applicants to the Special Housing Program. For more information, including application forms and rates, go to Graduate Student Housing.
a double room
Double room


Visitor housing requires sponsorship by Center staff, participants, or alumni.  Eligibility may also be satisfied by an educational affiliation or sponsorship.   Visitors are limited to a maximum stay of 20 nights. Children accompanied by parents are allowed to reside only in Lincoln Hall. Reservations are normally confirmed six months prior to arrival on a space-available basis. Allow at least one working day to process reservation requests.

For more information, including a visitor request form, go to Visitor Housing.

Single room.


Conference Participants
A limited number of rooms are available for conference housing with priority given to groups whose objectives and interests complement the East-West Center mission.
Conference/groups eligible for housing must have an educational affiliation/sponsorship. Reservations are normally confirmed up to a year in advance.

For more information, got to Conference Housing.


Rates for Visitors and Conference Attendees

Rates are subject to change.

Single room $40.00 per night
Double room (single or double occupancy) $55.00 per night


Contact & Reservations Information

East-West Center
Housing Office
1711 East-West Road
Honolulu,  Mānoa 96848-1711
Telephone: (808) 944-7805
FAX: (808) 944-7790
Email: [email protected]