Hawaii Open Travel

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Waialae Country Club, host to the Sony Open in Hawaii, is located on the island of Oahu, next to Waialae Beach Park at 4997 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu. Oahu is the third largest of the inhabited islands in Hawaii, but is home to nearly three-quarters of Hawaii’s population – most of whom live in the state capital, Honolulu.

Getting to the Hawaii Open: Flights

Several carriers provide daily flights from the mainland United States to Honolulu International Airport on the island of Oahu. These include United, Northwest, Delta, American United, Hawaiian Airlines, Aloha Airlines, and Continental.

Example flight times from in the US:

  • from Los Angeles: 5.75 hours
  • from Chicago: 6.5 hours
  • from Seattle: 6 hours
  • from Atlanta: 8 hours

There are also numerous daily international flights to Honolulu International.

Sony Open Travel by Car from Waikiki

Head east on H-1 and take the Waialae Avenue Exit (#26B). Turn right onto Hunakai Street. Continue to Kahala Avenue, and turn left. The Waialae Country Club is located on the ocean side, and the Waialae Golf Course is on the mountain side.

Hawaii Open Travel by Bus from Waikiki

The E NOA shuttle service runs regularly from Waikiki to the Waialae Country Club, at a cost of $2 one-way per trip. Trolley stops include

  • Hilton Hawaii Village Tapa Tower
  • Ohana Islander Waikiki
  • Duke Kahanamoku Statue
  • Kuhio Beach
  • Waikiki Beach across from the Zoo
  • Waikiki Aquarium

Hawaii Open Travel: Parking

Free parking is available at Hunakai Park, on Diamond Head Road across from Kapiolani Community College. A free shuttle service runs from the parking areas to the Waialae Country Club.

For accommodation options in Oahu, Hawaii, visit hawaii.com.