The Hawaii Convention Center, located at the entrance to Waikiki, is a gorgeous facility that captures the spirit of Hawaii through its open-air spaces, tropical gardens, and soaring forms that resemble Polynesian canoes. The center also boasts a $2-million art collection featuring the work of dozens of local artists. The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau's website has a directory of products and services.
Hawaii Convention Center (1801 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, 96815. 808/943–3500. www.hawaiiconvention.com.)