Eō Moku o Keawe!

From the gentle mist of Kanilehua in Hilo to the blooming of the hinano in Kailua-Kona, from the fragrant breeze of Kōhala up to the summit of Maunakea and down to the unforgettable shores of Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi Island is home to so much history and culture.

Connect, learn, and experience the best of Hawaiʻi Island at the 2024 Native Hawaiian Convention!


When:
September 17-19th, 2024

 Where: Hilton Waikoloa Village

This three-day event will feature discussions and workshops on cultural perpetuation, housing, fashion, tourism,
education, and self-determination.

For over two decades, the Native Hawaiian Convention has served as one of the largest gatherings of Native Hawaiians to discuss hot topic issues, systemic solutions, and moving forward within our community. The convention will bring together everyone, from ʻōpio to kūpuna, leaders, cultural practitioners, educators, artists, entrepreneurs, lawmakers, and more.

Step 1

Register now for your 3-day
convention ticket.

$225

$125 for CNHA Members

Step 2

Don’t wait! Book your hotel room at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

Convention attendee rates available for a limited time.

Link to book special rate will be sent in ticket confirmation email.

Step 3

View the convention agenda for more details on exclusive workshops, breakouts, and events.

*Agenda is subject to change.

Are there special hotel rates for convention attendees?

Yes! The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) has secured special rates for a LIMITED number of rooms at the following hotels from September 17 – 19th, 2024. The special room rates are subject to availability at the time of booking. Please contact and book hotels directly as noted below. All reservations must be made by August 15, 2024.  After this date, room availability and rates are subject to change.  All reservations require a credit card to secure the reservations, and a deposit.

Hilton Waikoloa Village

69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, Hawai‘i

Palace Resort View Rate:  $279 plus 17.962% tax

*$199 Room Rates available for a limited time!*

Link to book special rate will be sent in convention ticket confirmation email.

$199 special only applies to the nights of Sept. 17, 18 and 19.

Resort fee and overnight self parking – Waived

One night deposit required at the time of booking.  Cancellation policy – 72 hours prior with no penalty, otherwise, one night room and tax penalty will apply.

Check-in is 4:00 PM; Check-out is 11:00 AM.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, Hawai‘i

Run of House Rate:  $279 plus 17.962% tax

Resort Fee:  $20 per day plus 17.962% tax

Self-Parking:  $15 per day plus 4.712% tax

One night deposit required at the time of booking.  Cancellation policy – 72 hours prior with no penalty, otherwise, one night room and tax penalty will apply.

Check-in is 4:00 PM; Check-out is 11:00 AM.

How do I become a CNHA member?

CNHA members enjoy numerous benefits, including discounted tickets to convention. CNHA members can experience the best of what our convention has to offer!

Interested in becoming a member? Click here for more details and join today!

How does my CNHA Kanaka Membership Discount Apply?

CNHA Kanaka members (who pay $50) may use the discount for themselves only.  Other member types can use the member rate multiple times.

What is the parking fee?

Parking for drive in is $10/vehicle/day. No in and out privileges.

Does registration include food / beverages?

No, registration does not include meals or beverages.

Are tickets refundable?

Tickets are non-refundable. No refunds will be allowed. Your ticket purchase is considered a donation to CNHA.

What is the processing fee?

Non-members pay a $5 processing fee which goes directly to Hawaiian Way Fund.