Rooms with special rates at the conference hotel have been sold out. Additional rooms can no longer be added to our room block. You may continue checking the booking link provided in the registration confirmation email if rooms become available due to cancellations.

Due to cancellations, rooms at the conference hotel may become available at regular rates. To make reservation, please click here.

Please consider looking for alternative accommodation on and around the Kaanapali Beach. Accommodation can still be found at Expedia and AirBnB.

If you are interested in a room sharing option, this virtual meeting ground has been set up to help you get in contact with potential roommates. Note that HICSS does not match participants. It is participants’ responsibility to set up arrangements. HICSS is not responsible for any liability or financial obligation that may arise from voluntary matching made via this space.

Self-parking at the conference hotel is complimentary for HICSS participants. Validation is however required. The validation machine will be located near the registration desk.

Uber is available in the Kaanapali area. Kaanapali Trolley is free for everyone to use.

** Subject to change

The full conference registration fee covers your attendance at all conference sessions, symposia, workshops, tutorials, three lunches, refreshment breaks, and the Luau.

HICSS-56 Registration Rates:

* Early Bird Registration Rate: $750 (before and on October 1)
* Regular Registration Rate: $835 (October 2 – December 1)
* Late Registration Rate: $940 (December 2 – Onsite)
* Active Full-time Students will receive a 20% discount. To receive the discount, students are required to electronically submit a letter from their institution or advisor to certify their status as an active full-time student during the registration process. Note that Active Full-time Students are those who are enrolled in the university and therefore pursuing a higher education degree.


You are welcome to bring family or friends, including children, to the conference. You can purchase a Luau ticket (Adult: $200, Child aged 4-12: $100), or a Full Guest Pass (Adult: $680, Child: $340) at any time including onsite at the conference through HICSS Online Registration System. Tickets are available based on a first come first served basis.

Note that:

  • A Full Guest Pass covers 3 lunches, Luau, access to commons area with coffee and tea breaks, and admission to all keynote addresses.
  • A Full Guest Pass does not provide admission to any conference sessions.

Hotel Reservation:

Shortly after registering for the conference, you will receive a registration confirmation email with a link to access hotel reservation system dedicated for HICSS. It will allow you to book your accommodation with the conference hotel at our special conference rates. These rates will only be allowed for registered conference participants and their guests.

Contact HICSS Office at if you do not receive the registration confirmation email within a day or so.

Please note:

  • At least one author of each accepted paper must register to attend the conference by October 1 in order secure publication in the Conference Proceedings.
  • Conference registration is not assured until full payment arrangements are made.

Method of Payment:

  • Through the online registration system, we accept the online payments via Visa, Mastercard, JB, and Discover credit cards.
  • You may pay by check for amount due at the time of registration.
    • To be eligible for the early bird registration rate, check must be mailed (postmarked) to us no later than October 1.
    • To be eligible for the regular registration rate, check must be mailed (postmarked) to us no later than December 1.

Make the check payable to: RCUH – HICSS Conference
Mail the check to:
HICSS Conference Office
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2404 Maile Way, D307
Honolulu, HI 96822

Conference Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • All cancellation requests must be in writing to
  • Your registration fee will be refunded in full until October 15.
  • From October 16 – December 1, we will deduct a $150 administrative fee from the amount paid.
  • If the original method of payment is check, a check refund will be made to the issuing party. If the original method of payment is credit card, a check refund will be made to the credit card holder. It will then be mailed to you.
  • No refunds will be made after December 1.
  • If registration is cancelled, your paper will not be published in the Conference Proceedings.
  • Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.