HawaiiCon 2018

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HawaiiCon 2018

The HawaiiCon organization is a non-profit entity, designated to support STEAM education on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Each year HawaiiCon engages in several activities related to its mission, including the HawaiiCon Science Fiction Convention. This convention is intended to celebrate and build an appreciation for sci-fi, science and culture, incorporating all cultural groups represented, with specific acknowledgement and emphasis on the connection of the Hawaiian culture to the physical, intellectual and spiritual context.


Colin Ferguson, Kate Vernon, Lucianna Carro, Femi Taylor, Kevin Duhaney, Jeff Parazzo, Genevieve Marie, Herbert Jefferson Jr.
Creators: Chris Caravalho, Heidi Gygax, Jon J. Murakami, Todd Bernardy, Jeff “”Duck’ Leason, Napua Ahina, DJ Keawekane, Kristopher Lohman, Chris Koanui

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by Mike W. on HawaiiCon
Relaxed, friendly, manageable

THIS ONE is the gathering nearest our heart. Beautiful area, casual atmosphere, low crowds, approachable guests, wonderful staff. And as a registered organization promoting local education, there are tax deduction benefits to be had.

by Lauren S. on HawaiiCon
had a blast

This was my second year attending, my boyfriend's first. We were able to go all four days, & had such a blast!

by Melissa F. on HawaiiCon
I LOVE HawaiiCon

I LOVE HawaiiCon, not just for the lack of long lines and huge crowds, but for the intimacy and the 'ohana feeling! Not to mention the fact that there is no better location in the world!!

by Janette A. on HawaiiCon
Best comic con

I feel it's the best comic con because its so easy to meet and talk with everybody and anybody. You can feel the aloha spirit permeate the pure and pristine island.

by Brandon H. on HawaiiCon
Experience like no other

HawaiiCon offers an experience like no other convention in the world, it not only allows you the opportunity to enjoy the amazing opportunity to enjoy paradise in Hawaii. But also allows you to be able to hang out with celebrities and enjoy the convention at the same time!

by Michele M. on HawaiiCon
So spoiled going to HawaiiCon!

The atmosphere is relaxed, people are friendly, and there are even projects for children to do. Every year we meet and make new friends and this is an event worth attending!

by Robin H. on HawaiiCon
I will be going every year!

I will be going every year! (started their 2nd year) Super chill, great guests and panels. I am stoked that this exists on the Big Island. I love the ability to just chat and chill with anyone.

by Larry F. on HawaiiCon

Went last year and this was the best one I have seen in years. Everyone was relaxed and the celebs were very approachable. It was just plain fun. medical problems prevent me from going this year. I'm planing on going next year. Well organized and ran very smooth , no oops or problems. Don't miss it if you can go.

by Vernon S. on HawaiiCon

wow what a great event,some minor hiccups here and there but nothing that can't be fixed. the volunteer staff here are such hard workers. awesome actors and guest panellist . Awesome event coming next year!

by Denyse W. on HawaiiCon
I Love You Guys!!!!

I attend Hawaii Con every year.. religiously.. mahalo nui loa..
You made my dream come true #StarWars40 #TemeuraMorrison was the highlight of my life!!

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September 13 2018


Start: September 13 @ 10:00 am
End: September 16 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: Free – $499
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Mauna Lani Bay Hotel

68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr
Waimea, HI 96743 United States

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    Except for a few conflictions in the schedule due to last minute changes this was the best convention yet.
    Thank you to all the volunteers and guests who make this event possible. I enjoyed the video editting panel and hope they come back.

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