Travel and Rideshare

Site Location

Hawaii Vipassana hosts 10-Day Courses on the North Shore of Oahu in the Pūpūkea area.


We rent the site where we host courses, so please respect the hosts and do not visit unless you are registered to sit or serve a course and only during the time found on your acceptance letter. During a course, all visitors must be approved in advance. No drop-in visitors can be accommodated.

Air Travel

Most people fly into Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. It’s approximately 1 hour to the course site from the airport.

Bus Travel

You can find bus routes and times at If you take the bus, we can pick you up at the Foodland in Pūpūkea. Once you arrive, please text (preferred) or call 512-843-5039 and we will pick you up as time permits.


You can offer or request a ride to the course site using our Rideshare Board. Once you receive your acceptance or confirmation letter you will be able to view the course-specific Rideshare Board to edit or post whether you are offering or requesting a ride to the site. Note: If you mention needing or you willing to offer a ride on your application, you will be automatically entered on the Ride Share Board.