COVID-19 NOTICE: East-West Center Housing  is open to reservations for Lincoln Hall only.

Housing is currently  accepting reservations for Lincoln Hall (stays from 3/1/22).

Please note all guests must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to reside

in the EWC dormitories and will be required to provide verifying documentation prior to arrival.



Visitor Housing

Lincoln Hall with trees
Lincoln Hall, one of three residence halls on the East-West Center campus


Persons eligible for visitor housing are individuals sponsored by Center staff, participants, or alumni, or persons having an educational affiliation/sponsorship. Children accompanied by parents are allowed to reside in Lincoln Hall only.


Vaccination Status

Please note all guests must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to reside in the EWC dormitories and will be required to provide verifying documentation. Further instructions will be provided upon confirmation. This action must be done prior to arrival.



Reservations are normally confirmed six months prior to arrival on a space available basis. Allow at least one working day to process reservation requests.


Length of Stay

Visitors are limited to a maximum stay of 20 nights.



Shared kitchens are available in Hale Mānoa and Hale Kuahine. Some rooms in Lincoln Hall have kitchenettes. A variety of food outlets and cuisines are available on the UH campus, some in campus facilities and others in food trucks. At the Center, coffee and limited food items are available during the school year in front of Burns Hall at the corner of East-West Road and Dole Street. Groceries and 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.


Deposits, Sponsor/Requester Responsibility, and Penalty

Advance deposits are required. This will be waived if the sponsor/requester provides credit card information or guarantees payment in writing.  The requester is responsible for the conduct of his/her guest(s) as well as any losses, damages, penalty charges, or unpaid room accounts.

A cancellation charge equal to one night's room charge will be assessed if a request is not canceled at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled arrival.

Notify the Housing Office of any changes in arrival or departure dates/time.


Check-ins & -outs

Check-ins & -outs are handled at the respective residence hall desks, except for at Hale Kuahine for which Hale Mānoa provides this service. Hale Manoa is open 24 hours. Lincoln Hall desk hours are 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Check-in time--2:00 p.m.
Check-out time--10:00 a.m.
Late check-outs will result in a room charge for one night.  Please check with the Housing Office for exception to this policy.



Visitors are required to pay their room charges upon check-in. Mastercard, Visa, traveler's checks, and cash are accepted.


Rates for Visitors

East-West Center alumni are eligible for a discounted rate. Click here to learn more.

Rates are subject to change.

Hale Mānoa and Hale Kuahine       (NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME)
(dormitory rooms with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities) 

Telephone service and WiFi are provided in all rooms. 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 Mānoa and Hale Kuahine are not air conditioned.

Single room:  One twin bed (single occupancy) $40.00 per night

Double room:  Two double beds (single or double occupancy) $55.00 per night

Lincoln Hall 
(rooms with private bathrooms, telephone service, WiFi, and cable TV)
Bedding, linen, and towels are provided. Rooms are cleaned Monday through Friday. Most apartment units have a double bed.  Lincon Hall rooms are not air conditioned.

Standard Studio:  Double bed (single or double occupancy) $77.00 per night

Corner Studio:  Two double beds (single or double occupancy) $95.00 per night

Kitchen unit:  Queen bed (single or double occupancy) $111.00 per night


Visitor Request Form


Completed form along with proof of affiliation (see form for examples) should be faxed or mailed (NOT emailed) to the Housing Office:

Fax: (808) 944-7790

Or mail to:

East-West Center
Housing Office
1711 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848-1711

Tel. (808) 944-7805