Special Event Policies

Special Events parking is available according to two types of requestor categories:

  • UH affiliate: Any UH department, college, organization, or tenant or lessee at the UH Mānoa campus
  • Non-UH affiliate: Any entity not encompassed by the UH affiliate

Requests for Special Events Parking:

Special Events parking requests are required for 10 or more passes. Requests for less than 10 passes, should be submitted via your department’s parking coordinator using the Online Daily Guest Pass System. Requests for Special Events parking require 14-days advance to avoid additional fees. If a request is made less than 14 days prior to the event date, a late fee of up to 25% (based on a sliding scale) will be added as follows:

Days Before Event Late Event Fee
11-13 5% or $5, whichever is greater
7-10 10% or $10, whichever is greater
4-6 15% or $15, whichever is greater
0-3 25% or $25, whichever is greater

Service Fees:

The following fees are assessed for reserved stalls and special event passes:

Service Fee
Reserved Stall
Subject to space availability; includes all signage
Weekdays: $25 per stall
Weekends/State holidays: $12 per stall
Special Event Passes
Host is responsible for issuing passes to attendees
Weekdays, 6:30am – 4:00pm

  • UH affiliate, $5
  • Non-UH affiliate, $7

All other days and times:

  • UH and non-UH affiliates, $7

*In addition to the flat rate parking fee, other fees may be charged for related items including, but no limited to, manpower, equipment, and shuttles.



Payment must be made in full at least one day prior to the event date. UH Commuter Services accepts the following forms of payment: cash, check, debit/credit card, and Inter-Department Order (IDO).

For complete information about Special Events parking, please see the Special Events Scheduling Standard Operating Procedures.

University departments and organizations should use the online form to request for Special Event parking at least two weeks prior to the event start date. Along with the flat rate parking fee, additional fees may be charged for related items including, but not limited to, manpower, equipment, and shuttles.

For questions, please contact Nicholas Sakamoto, Special Events Parking Manager, eventprk@hawaii.edu, 956-2977.