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Conference Hotel

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3700 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, Hawaii 96753
The conference will be held at the Wailea Marriott.

Click here for driving directions

 

We have experienced an unexpected surge in attendance this year and the Wailea Marriott Conference Group rate is sold out.  Please find alternate suggestions below.

Other Lodging Options

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75 Wailea Ike Drive
Wailea, HI 96753

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Residence Inn Maui Wailea is located on the Southside of Maui and within 10 to 15 minutes walking distance to/from the conference venue. This hotel offers stylish suites with fully equipped kitchens, complimentary Wi-Fi and furnished balconies. Stay active in the state-of-the-art fitness center and enjoy complimentary breakfast. Based on availability, corporate room rates start at $259 per night.

Online reservations only.  To book reservations online:
– Go to www.marriott.com
– Enter all applicable information
– Click on Special Rates & Awards
– Click on Corporate/Promotional Codes
– Enter BDF in the box
– Click on Find
– Enter all requested information

Condominium Rentals Hawaii offers a collection of over 350+ Maui vacation rental condos.  We have arranged special discounted rates at three properties in South Kihei; all within a 5-10 minute drive to/from the conference hotel.

 

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Maui Kamaole | 2777 S. Kihei Road
1 Bedroom Garden View $147.00/night and one-time cleaning fee of $115.00
1 Bedroom Ocean View $169.50/night and one-time cleaning fee of $115.00
1 Bedroom Front Row Ocean View $177.00/night and one-time cleaning fee of $115.00
2 Bedroom Garden View, Ground Floor $182.25/night and one-time cleaning fee of $145.00
2 Bedroom Garden View $190.50/night and one-time cleaning fee of $145.00
2 Bedroom Ocean View $207.75/night and one-time cleaning fee of $145.00
2 Bedroom Front Row Ocean View Prem $215.25/night and one-time cleaning fee of $145.00

Hale Kamaole | 2737 S Kihei Rd
1 Bedroom $126.00/night and one-time cleaning fee of $95.00
2 Bedroom $152.25/night and one-time cleaning fee of $120.00

Kihei Akahi | 2531 S Kihei Rd
Studio $104.25/night and one-time cleaning fee of $105.00
1 Bedroom $121.50/night and one-time cleaning fee of $105.00
2 Bedroom $152.25/night and one-time cleaning fee of $150.00

Reservations:
Click here to book online.  Select property, arrival and departure dates, and enter discount code “CONF”.   If the discount code is not available, reference the “AMOS Conference” in the comments section and request for waived reservation/damage fee and late check-out.  Or, call toll free at 1-800-367-5242 and reference the “AMOS Conference”.  For further assistance, please contact Keith DeVey at Keith@crhmaui.com. Discount rates are available from 12-30 September 2017.  Rooms are subject to 13.4166% tax and a one-time cleaning fee. Reservations include complimentary 8 p.m. late check-out (based on availability) and waived Reservation/Damage Fee ($72.91 value).  Deposit: Reservations require $350.00 deposit

Cancellation Policy:
$150.00 penalty (30 or more days prior); four night rent charge (29-15 days prior); no refund (2 weeks prior)Save up to 30% on car and room packages–review pricing online or by phone.  Other Condo Rentals:Visit Condominium Rentals Hawaii at http://www.crhmaui.com/ to view other properties, enter discount code “CONF”, or reference the “AMOS Conference” by phone reservation.

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2259 S Kihei Rd,
Kihei, HI 96753
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Maui Coast Hotel offers an extensive selection of conveniences designed to make your stay truly exceptional. This hotel is located 15 minutes to/from the conference venue. Special discounted rates start at $210 per night. Send individual reservation requests to: Kaui Souza Reservations@MauiCoastHotel.com and request MEDB’s Preferred Corporate Rate.

Reservations must be booked at least 7-days in advance for rate to be honored.  If your preferred rate is not available, the hotel will honor a 15% discount off of BAR (Best Available Rate).  All rates are net, non-commissionable, based on single/double occupancy and are subject to Hawaii General Excise Tax of 4.166% and Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax of 9.25%.  A credit card guarantee is required upon each reservation and may be assessed a one-night deposit at Hotel’s discretion.  All guests will be required to present a credit card upon Check-In. Rates do not apply to group bookings consisting of ten (10) or more rooms.  Cancellations must be received within 72-hours to avoid cancellation penalty equal to 50% of the total cost of the reserved stay.

2960 S. Kihei Road
Kihei, HI 96759
The Mana Kai Maui offers one and two bedroom ocean front condominiums and hotel style units, and is located on the north end of Keawakapu Beach. Enjoy the many complimentary services; daily maid service, pool towel exchange, free parking, free wi-fi access, on site restaurant and deli, free local phone calls and whales (seasonal), fitness center, gas BBQ grills and much more.

Rates:
Hotel room: $118/nt + tax, 1 Bedroom condo: $238/nt + tax, 2 Bedroom condo: $287/nt + tax. Rates above include daily maid, no check out cleaning fee, no resort fee, free Wifi, and free parking. $350 deposit is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due on arrival.

Reservations:
Please contact 1-800-525-2025 ext.1 or email res@manakaimaui.com and mentioned “MEDB” to receive the discount.

Cancellation Policy:
A $100.00 penalty fee if cancellation notice is received up 8 days prior to arrival. Deposit is non-refundable if reservation is cancelled 7 days prior to arrival or no show.

There are a number of vacation rentals available in Wailea through VRBO.  Click here to begin your search.

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Transportation

Kahului Airport (OGG) is the primary airport on the island of Maui. Maui is served by many leading US airlines and international carriers. In many cases direct flights to OGG are available. Many passengers first arrive at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) and then travel to Maui via an inter-island airline.

There are a number of ways to get to and from Kahului Airport. The airport is accessible by car, shuttle, taxi and public transit.

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Airport Shuttles and Taxis

Shuttle service counters and airport taxis are located in the main baggage claim area.  For on-demand airport shuttle service, please contact the Roberts Hawaii kiosk at the Kahului Airport at 808-954-8630 (local) or 1-866-293-1782 (toll free).

Pre-Arranged Ground Transportation

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Car Rental

All major rental car companies can be found at Kahului Airport. Visit http://hawaii.gov/ogg/ for a listing of Kahului Airport (OGG) car rental companies. Hertz car rental is also located onsite at the Wailea Marriott. For reservations, call 1-808-891-1383.

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Car Service

On-the-spot transportation can be requested through the mobile apps UBER and LYFT. Simply download the preferred app from Apple Store or Google Play, select your ride and location, tap Request and wait for your driver to appear. Fares can be estimated in advance and payment is collected via the app. Both apps offer promo code discounts for first time users.

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Public Transit

The County of Maui operates a public transit system that provides limited service to the airport. The Maui Bus stops at marked locations fronting the terminal. The routes are operated daily. All vehicles are ADA accessible.

Airport routes: Route 40 (Upcountry Islander; operates every 90 minutes from 7:15 a.m. to 10:15 p.m.) and Route 35 (Haiku Islander; operates every 90 minutes from 6:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.) Fare: $1.00 per ride

Luggage Policy: One (1) Medium-sized suitcase, duffle bag, or carry-on bag allowed, no larger than 22”H x 14”W x 9”L and must fit and be placed under the passenger’s seat or on the passenger’s lap.

For information on other routes, please contact the Maui Bus at 1-808-871-4838.

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Driving directions from Kahului Airport (OGG) to conference hotel

Hotel direction: 16 miles SE

Exit the Kahului Airport terminal or rental car agency via Keolani Place. Continue straight onto Highway 380 (Dairy Road). Turn left onto Highway 350/311 (Mokulele Highway) and follow signs to Kihei/ Wailea. Proceed on 350/311 for approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 kilometers). Merge left onto 31/310 South (Piilani Highway) for approximately 7 miles to Wailea Ike Drive and turn right. At traffic signal, turn right onto Wailea Alanui. Then turn left into the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa entrance.

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Conference Attire

Dress for military is short sleeve blues for Wednesday, and business casual thereafter. For all other attendees, dress is business casual for all conference sessions and events. On Aloha Friday we invite you to come in your favorite aloha attire.

Maui Activities

Find time before or after the AMOS Conference to enjoy all that Maui has to offer. Whether it’s walking along Maui’s white sand beaches, snorkeling over tropical reefs, or enjoying a scenic drive to beautiful Hana, the hotel concierge has everything you need to fully enjoy our islands’ unique natural environment. To learn more about Maui, visit the Maui Visitor’s Bureau.

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International Attendees

If you are an international visitor that requires a visa to attend the conference, it is very important to start the process of applying for the visa early. Approval for visa may take more than four months for some nations.

For details on international travel to the U.S., visit the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs.

Request a letter of invitation

Business Visitor Visa

Visa applications and requests for information regarding visa requirements should be lodged with your local American Embassy or Consulate. An interview at the embassy consular section is the first step in the visa application process, at which point a quick fingerprint scan is also taken. Each visa applicant must also submit these required forms and documentation regarding personal information and travel plans. Because the waiting times for scheduling an interview and completing the application process are variable, it is recommended that you submit your visa application several months prior to your anticipated arrival. You may consult visa wait times for information on interview appointments and typical processing times.

Visa Waiver Program

If you are a citizen of one of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries, you may be eligible to enter the U.S. without obtaining a visa. For more information on entering the U.S. through the Visa Waiver Program, click here.

Supporting Documentation

As a part of the formal application process for a visitor visa, U.S. consular officials require additional documentation to substantiate the stated purpose of the trip. Prior to commencing the visa application process, prospective international attendees to the AMOS Conference should request an official letter of invitation to the event. This letter should be submitted by the attendee to a local U.S. Embassy or Consulate as a supporting document outlining the reason for travel into the United States.

Please note that the issuance of a letter of invitation from the AMOS Conference does not guarantee you will be granted a visa approval, nor does it commit the AMOS Conference to assist in obtaining your visa. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to collect any and all documentation and fees required for entry into the U.S. The invitation letter cannot and will not be sent directly to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate for you. The AMOS Conference cannot and will not directly contact the U.S. Department of State, U.S. embassies, or consular offices on behalf of any prospective conference attendee.

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