2018 DPH 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 (this is just for general information about the hotel – links for booking rooms are below)
Room Rate: $179 a night for Delegates & Convention Guests

Reservation MUST be made through these links in order to get the convention rate (NO phone call requests).

Reserve a room in the Ocean Tower 

For questions please call DPH HQ – 808-596-2980


Convention Registration

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

Day of Convention Registration Fee – Add $25

2018 State Convention Registration Form
(Download and mail form with appropriate registration fee)

To register online

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

2018 Convention Committee Selection Process and Meeting Rules

DPH Standing Rules for 2018 State Convention

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.