2018 State Convention

The 2018 Democratic Party of Hawaii State Convention will be held on Hawaii Island in Waikoloa.

Dates: Saturday, May 26 & Sunday, May 27, 2018
Hilton Waikoloa 69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 96738 Hotel Website
Room Rate: $179 a night for Delegates & Convention Guests (No additional cost for multiple occupancy.)

Delegate Registration Fees:
Early Bird Regular Late
Neighbor Island  $185.00  $200.00  $225.00
Hawai’i County  $200.00  $225.00  $250.00

Theme:  Unity – Solidarity – Sustainability
“Pūpūkāhi i holomua.” Unite in order to progress.

2018 Committee Selection Rules

DPH Standing Rules for 2018 State Convention

Delegates to 2018 State Convention will be elected at the 2018 Precinct Club Meetings to be held on Wednesday, March, 7, 2018. Locations and time for the Precinct Club Meeting will be listed here as soon as they are available.

Automatic Delegates are as follows per DPH Bylaws Article VI, Section 2A & 2B:

Incumbent Party Chairperson, National Committeeman and National Committeewoman, State Central Committee Members, Incumbent and Immediate Past County at-Large Representatives to the State Central Committee, District Chairpersons, Incumbent and Immediate Past County Chairpersons, including ex-officio members of the State Central Committee, former Democratic Governors, former Democratic Lieutenant Governors,  former Democratic Party Chairpersons and all currently elected State & County officials that are members of the Democratic Party of Hawai’i.