Hawai'i conservation alliance

Registration

Hawai‘i Conservation Conference: July 31 - Aug 2
Hawai‘i Convention Center, Honolulu

Registration fees include access to all conference sessions and the exhibit hall, conference materials, reusable drink ware with refill beverage coupons, Opening Reception Emerging Professionals Event (July 31), Poster Session and 20th Anniversary Public Celebration (August 1), and the HCA Awards Luncheon (August 2)

Attendee Rate Type Early Bird Rate
(until June 15)
Regular Rate
(Starting June 16)
Regular, 3 days $375 $425
Regular, 1 day $180 $205
Student/Intern $150 $150
Student/Intern, 1 Day $65 $65
Small nonprofit employee
<$300K organization annual revenue
Pre-qualify for access code. Send proof of revenue status to prc@hawaiibiz.rr.com
$190 $190
Group Rate (Regular, 3 days) >10 registrants
(must be registered as a group on same payment order)
$325 $375

SPECIAL REGISTRATION INCENTIVES:

Senior High School and Undergraduate / Graduate Student:
Student incentives are available to support 125 students who graduated from or are in attendance at a high school in Hawai`i.  Students who demonstrate passion and interest in joining the conservation field will be eligible for a $50 deluxe conference registration rate. 

Pacific Islanders:
Up to 25 individuals employed in non-profit conservation related organizations with citizenship from and based in the Pacific Islands small island developing countries (within Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia) will be eligible for complimentary registration to the 20th Hawaii Conservation Conference.  Participants must provide their own travel expenses, in-country press release noting their participation before HCC, or <2 page summary on lessons learned.  Email director@hawaiiconservation.org to register on a "first come first serve" basis.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Hawai‘i Conservation Conference organizing committee has arranged special conference rates at the following properties:

Logo_alamoana_hotelOutrigger Ala Moana Hotel is located across the street from the Hawai‘i Convention Center and adjacent to the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Rates are $115 for the Kona Tower, and $139 for the Waikiki Tower, single/double occupancy, extra persons is $40. Rates are subject to Hawai‘i State Taxes of 13.962%. Rates are valid 3 nights prior or post, based on availability. Cut-off date to make reservations is June 30, 2012. Credit card deposit of one-night will be due at the time of booking a reservation. Please go to the following link to make your reservations, or call 808-955-4811 (direct) or toll-free (800) 367-6025. Go online to: 
https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=9549826
Logo_aqua_hotelsAqua Hotels is pleased to offer conference attendees special rates at four of its properties - the Ilikai Hotel & Suites, Aqua Palms Waikiki, Pagoda Hotel, and the Maile Sky Court. All properties are conveniently located within walking distance of the Hawai‘i Convention Center.

Attendees will be able to call our toll free number or make reservations on line using the Promo Code:  HCA2012

Rates will be available 7 days before and after the main dates; and subject to category availability. Room rates are subject to Hawai‘i State Taxes: currently 13.962%. Guests will be responsible for their own reservations and payments. A credit card deposit equal to 1 night room and tax will be due at time of booking to hold the room. This deposit is fully refundable, if the room is  cancelled at least 3 days prior to arrival.
    
The Cut-Off Date is June 30, 2012; After this date the group rates will no longer be available.

Ilikai Ilikai Hotel & Suites (3 ½ star resort on the Waikiki Marina / 2 blocks from Convention Center)
$140 Mountain View / $157 Ocean View
Aqua_palms Aqua Palms & Spa (3 star boutique across the Ilikai / 3 blocks from Convention Center)
$122 Diamond Head View / $131 Partial Ocean View
Pagoda Pagoda Hotel (2 star hotel / 3 blocks from Convention Center)
$ 87 Moderate / $ 96 Studio Kitchenette
Skycourt Maile Sky Court (2 star hotel / 5 blocks from Convention Center)
$ 87 City View / $ 91 Partial Ocean View

Aqua Reservations:
US, Canada, Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands & Guam/Saipan Toll-Free Reservations: (866) 811-4163
International Reservations: 0011-808-924-6543
Email: reservations@aquaresorts.com

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Click on “Registering a Group” for details on how to register a group of people on the same check, purchase order or credit card.

PAYMENT

Credit cards:
Visa, MasterCard, Discover
Purchase Order or Check
payable to: Hawaii Conservation Alliance Foundation

Payment address:
Hawaii Conservation Alliance Foundation, 677 Ala Moana Blvd, Suite 320, Honolulu, HI 96813

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Written cancellations will be accepted until Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 5:00 PM (Hawaii Standard Time). A cancellation fee of $35 per person will be charged.
No refunds will be granted after the deadline. Tour fees (if applicable) are not refundable.