HEAD 20 Meeting

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20th Divisional Meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division
Hilton Waikōloa Village, Waikōloa, Hawai‘i
26 – 30 March 2023

HEAD Ride Share Form

HEAD is providing this form to help participants share transportation, but all arrangements must be made by the attendees.

Find a Ride

Waikōloa Shopping Shuttle

A shuttle service within Waikōloa Beach Resort operates daily, stopping at King’s Shops, Queens' MarketplaceWaikōloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa and at the Hilton Waikōloa Village lower lobby. Continuous service from 12pm - 8pm. If you are staying at the Marriott and want to take the shuttle to the Hilton, please arrive at the Kings' Shops, located across the street, for pickup. 

One Way Price: $5 per person. Pay with Cash or Credit Card. 


Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA) taxi service is provided by various independent companies’ curbside, fronting baggage claim areas A and B. Estimated fare to Hilton Waikōloa Village is $50. This is subject to change at any time.

Rental Cars

All car rental companies maintain both base yards and check-in counters off the terminal and are served by continuous shuttles. You may board the shuttles from the center median located across the street from baggage claim areas A and B. Companies served include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. For more information, click here

Public Metro Bus Transportation

The Hawaiʻi County Mass Transit Agency Hele-On bus operates a very limited service between the airport and Kailua-Kona town. For schedules and more information call (808) 961-6744 or on visit the Hele-On Bus website.

Ride Share

The KOA rideshare pickup location is found in the median between Terminals 1 & 2. 
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Uber/Lyft: Estimated fee is $47 one way