Welcome to the tropical paradise of Honolulu, Hawaii! Nestled on the island of Oahu, Honolulu boasts stunning natural beauty and a vibrant cultural scene, making it a captivating destination for travelers of all kinds. With its pristine beaches, lush mountains, and crystal-clear waters, Honolulu offers breathtaking views at every turn. Explore the rich history and diverse traditions of the Hawaiian Islands, or simply relax and soak up the sun on Waikiki Beach. Take advantage of a variety of budget-friendly accommodations and activities to make the most of your stay in this enchanting city.

Save on Registration

Don’t forget to register early for the Congress to benefit from the discounted rates. See the registration page for more details.

Rates start from just 215 USD.

Hawaiian Airlines Discount

Hawaiian airlines is offering a 5% off discount on all transpacific web fares for all SIOP 2024 delegates.

Use this link to benefit from the exclusive reduced rates.

Accommodation Options

Book through the Official Accommodation Partner’s online reservation system to benefit from best rates on a wide variety of hotels. It guarantees you easy and secure booking and personal assistance before and during the Congress.

Free must-see places

Diamond Head State Monument:

Enjoy panoramic views of Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean from the summit of this iconic volcanic crater. Hike to the top through a lush tropical landscape, and marvel at the historic military bunkers along the way.

Waikiki Beach:

Relax on the world-famous shores of Waikiki Beach, where soft white sand meets turquoise waters. Take a leisurely stroll along the promenade, catch a stunning sunset, or watch surfers ride the waves in this vibrant coastal neighborhood.

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve:

Discover the underwater wonders of Hanauma Bay, a protected marine sanctuary, home of with colorful coral reefs and tropical fish. Snorkel in the clear waters and encounter the diversity of marine life in this natural paradise.

Iolani Palace:

Step back in time at Iolani Palace, the former residence of Hawaiian monarchs and a symbol of the islands’ rich heritage. Explore the opulent interiors, including the grand throne room and royal living quarters, and learn about Hawaii’s royal history through interactive exhibits.

Ala Moana Beach Park:

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at Ala Moana Beach Park, a spacious waterfront oasis offering a tranquil retreat for locals and visitors alike. Picnic under the shade of swaying palm trees, swim in the calm waters of the lagoon, or simply soak up the sun on the grassy lawn.

Foster Botanical Garden:

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Hawaii’s native flora at Foster Botanical Garden, a lush urban oasis in the heart of Honolulu. Wander through a tropical paradise of exotic plants, towering trees, and fragrant flowers; discover hidden gems like the prehistoric-looking cycad collection and the serene butterfly garden.


1922 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA (10-minute walk)


Open 24/7


Palama Supermarket (Korean)

1670 Makaloa St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA (10-minute walk)



Times Supermarket – McCully

1772 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA (15-minute walk)




700 Ke’eaumoku St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA (15-minute walk)



CVS Pharmacy (inside Target)

1450 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 2401, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA



Ala Moana Center (Outdoor Shopping Mall incl. various restaurants, shops, food court)

1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA (15-minute walk)



Honolulu’s public bus system, known as TheBus, offers affordable fares and extensive coverage across the island of Oahu. Purchase a one-day or multi-day pass for unlimited rides, allowing you to explore Honolulu and its surrounding areas without breaking the bank.

Biki Bikes

Experience the city on two wheels with Biki, Honolulu’s bike-sharing program. Rent a bike from one of the numerous Biki stations located throughout the city and pedal your way around Honolulu’s scenic streets and bike paths. With affordable rental rates and convenient station locations, Biki offers a budget-friendly and eco-friendly transportation option.


Many of Honolulu’s attractions, shops, and restaurants are within walking distance of each other, especially in popular areas like Waikiki and downtown Honolulu. Take advantage of the city’s pedestrian-friendly layout and pleasant weather by exploring on foot. Not only is walking free, but it also allows you to soak up the sights and sounds of Honolulu at your own pace.

Rideshare Services

Utilize rideshare services like Uber and Lyft for affordable transportation around Honolulu. With competitive rates and convenient pickup options, rideshare services offer a budget-friendly alternative to traditional taxis. Plus, you can easily split the cost with friends or fellow travelers to save even more money.