Attending Travel ISWC 2017

Travelling to ISWC 2017

Maui is located in the mid-Pacific. Maui has three airports; the largest one is Kahului Airport (OGG) in central Maui, which has flights to and from many American airports.

The Honolulu International Airport (HNL) located on the Oahu island also has many flights into Kahului Airport (OGG). For anyone travelling to Hawaii via HNL, Maui can also be reached from Oahu through ferry ($39 one way).

Map of the airport locations in the Hawaiian Islands

Agricultural Inspection in Hawaii’s Airports

All baggage bound from Hawaii to the U. S. Mainland is subject to pre-flight inspection by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. The purpose of the agricultural inspection is to prevent the spread of fruit flies and other hazardous plant insects and diseases.

Luggage that you will be checking must pass agricultural inspection before you check in with your airline. U.S. Agricultural Inspection Station for check-in baggage are located in front of the airline check-in counters. Place the luggage that you will be checking-in on the conveyor belt for inspection. Declare all agricultural items to the agricultural inspection officers. After inspection, the officers will place a sticker on your luggage to indicate that your luggage has been checked and cleared. You may then proceed to check in at the airline counter.

Your carry-on baggage will be checked after the TSA security check points and before you proceed to your gate. You must place all your carry-on items onto the conveyor belt U.S. Agricultural Inspection Station. After your hand luggage clears inspection, you may then take it onto the gate.

Be prepared to open and close your baggage and parcels for x-ray machine inspection.

For general information call the U. S. Department of Agriculture at (808) 834-3220 or (808) 861-8490. For questions on foreign flights call (808) 834-3240.

Additional information, including lists of what is and isn’t allowed, can be found at the USDA APHIS Hawaiian Agricultural Products page.

Local Transportation to the Grand Wailea

Shuttle Service Option

Shuttle Service Driven with Aloha by Roberts Hawaii offers one way and roundtrip services between Kahului Airport and Maui's lodging properties throughout Honokawai, Ka'anapali, Kahana, Kahului, Kihei, Lahaina, Makena, Napili and Wailea.

The Maui Airport Shuttle Service counter is located in the Baggage Claim area. Counter Hours: 5:30 am until the last flight

No reservations are needed.

Contact Roberts Hawaii for specific rates to your destination. There is charge for the first two bags & one personal carry on. Additional luggage (over the two per person limit) is ~ $5 per item

If you have any questions or need any special accommodations due to disability, Roberts Hawaii will be happy to assist you.

For more information, visit:

Public Transit Option

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.
Route 35 (Haiku Islander) -- Operates every 90 minutes from 6:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.

$2.00 per ride

Transite map from Kahului Airport to the Grand Wailea Hotel

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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 so that they do not protrude to another seat.

For information about these and other routes contact the Maui Bus at (808) 871-4838 or visit

Taxi Cab Option

Airport taxis are located fronting the baggage claim area. Kahului Airport Taxi Service is managed by Robert's Tours & Transportation, Inc.

Estimated fares to Wailea is ~$57. It is not guaranteed and subject to change at anytime. Please consult your taxi dispatcher or driver on arrival for current fares and information. The Metered Rate is $3.00 per mile.

For more information contact: (808) 877-0907

Rental Car Option

Eight rental car companies are located on the airport. The car rental building is located on the walkway just past the end of the Baggage Claim area. Car rental shuttles stop behind the car rental building.

On Airport Companies
Alamo Rent-A-Car

Airport: (808) 872-1470
Toll Free: (800) 327-9633

Avis Rent-A-Car

Airport: (808) 871-7576
Toll Free: (800) 321-3712

Budget Rent-A-Car

Airport: (808) 871-8811, ext 242
Toll Free: (800) 527-7000

Dollar Rent-A-Car*

Airport: (808) 877-2732
Toll Free: (800) 800-4000

Enterprise Rent-A-Car*

Airport: (808) 871-1511
Toll Free: (800) 736-8222

Hertz Rent-A-Car

Airport: (808) 893-5200
Toll Free: (800) 654-3131

National Rent-A-Car

Airport: (808) 871-8852
Toll Free: (888) 826-6890

Thrifty Rent-A-Car*

Airport: (808) 877-2732
Toll Free: (800) 847-4389