Festival Parking & Transportation

Civic Center Municipal Parking + Shuttle 

Free parking is available at the Civic Center Municipal Parking with a shuttle pick-up ($3.00 round-trip) from the Alapaʻi Transit Center located across from the structure. The shuttle services to the Hawaii Convention Center for the Okinawan Festival.


Civic Center Municipal Parking:

346 Alapaʻi Street 

(Please enter on Beretania Street)


*It is NOT necessary to feed the meters that are located within the structure. 

A shuttle ticket is required to return to the station/parking ($3.00 round-trip). Tickets can be purchased at the Information Booth on the first floor in the Exhibit Hall.

The first Shuttle will depart the Alapaʻi Transit Center at 7:00 am and will run till the last shuttle departs the Hawaii Convention Center at 9:30 pm on Saturday and 5:30 pm on Sunday.

The shuttle will be departing each location in various durations throughout the days of the festival during the Lot Hours:

Civic Center Municipal Lot Hours
Saturday, September 3, 2022: 7:00 am - 9:30 pm 
Sunday, September 4, 2022: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

The shuttle ride to and from the Hawaii Convention center is approximately 14 minutes each ride.
We thank you for your patience. 

Drop-Off & Pick-Up at the Hawaii Convention Center

LIMITED Drop-off and pick-up area in front of the entrance of the Hawaii Convention Center on Atkinson Drive.

Parking at the Hawaii Convention Center

No Overnight parking 
No In/Out accessibility 
Flat rate of $12 per entry/ per vehicle


On behalf of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, we would like to thank you for joining us at this year's 2022 Okinawan Festival. We hope you enjoy!