PSB 2022 Travel and Accommodations

The State of Hawaii has enacted the Safe Travels Hawaii Program; please make sure to review the Hawaii Safe Travels website for updates as the conference date approaches. This enhanced entry requirement into the State of Hawaii is MANDATORY and includes creating a Safe Travels Hawaii account, filing a State of Hawaii Health Questionnaire (to be completed within 24 hours of your flight from your Safe Travels Hawaii account), and a mandatory 10-day quarantine with the option of a vaccination exception program or a negative pre-travel NAAT test from a trusted testing partner to bypass quarantine. Once you arrive at the Kona airport, make sure your QR code has been screened by airport personnel in order for your Safe Travels Trips Exemption Information to be updated. You will need to provide this information as evidence that you are exempt from the mandatory 10-day quarantine to secure your ground transportation and hotel accommodations. Participants not staying at the Fairmont Orchid will need to provide this information to the PSB registration staff upon check-in to PSB 2022. International travelers, please check the Safe Travels FAQs for the most up-to-date policy. Please review Safe Travels Help for important pre-travel and arrival information. For assistance with the Safe Travels Hawaii Program, please contact 1-800-GOHAWAII.

We are working with the Fairmont Orchid to ensure that PSB 2022 will follow applicable event rules and guidelines. We will provide more information as we get closer to PSB 2022.

PSB takes place during Hawaii's peak travel season; hence, travel and hotel reservations should be made early to ensure availability.

PSB 2022 will be held at the Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii. The Kona International Airport (KOA) is the nearest airport.


Air Travel Information

The Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) is the closest airport to the conference site.

Car Rental Discounts

PSB has arranged for special car rental rates through Hertz. To reserve the special meeting rates, please use the convention number CV# 04LK0012 when making reservations. Online booking with the CV# is currently not available. Please call 1-800-227-4653 and reference CV# 04LK0012. Let the agent know that Hertz Meeting Services is working on the online booking issue.

Other Ground Transportation Options

PSB does not endorse any of the following companies.



PSB is held at The Fairmont Orchid.

For reservations under the PSB Group Rate, call: 1 (808) 885-2000 and reference "Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2022" or click here to make your reservation online. The PSB group rate is valid January 2-10, 2022. If any part of your reservation is outside of these dates or include the dates of January 8-10, please call the hotel directly at 1 (808) 885-2000 to make your reservation.

  • Fairmont Room: $270.00 excluding taxes and a non-negotiable daily $15.00 resort fee
  • Partial Ocean View: $329.00 excluding taxes and a non-negotiable daily $15.00 resort fee

All rates are exclusive of applicable state and local taxes and are subject to availability. The resort fee includes self-parking, unlimited basic Internet access, and other amenities. The PSB hotel block sells out, so we encourage you to make your reservations as soon as possible. If you are unable to make a reservation, please contact the PSB Coordinator at psb.hawaii @

Shortened Reservation Policy: Individual reservations where the original reservation dates have been shortened up to 30 days prior to arrival will be accepted, and the deposit refunded for those rooms for up to two (2) full night’s stay. For reservations shortened within 30 days prior to arrival, individuals will be responsible for 100% of room revenue, per the original reservation, to be billed to the individual credit card on file.

The Fairmont offers a complimentary loyalty program, please see Accor Live Limitless (ALL) for more information.

If you are interested in finding a roommate, please email psb.hawaii @ with your lodging dates, gender, and other roommate preferences. The PSB coordinator will then put you in touch with other participants who are looking for roommates. Please note that if you plan to share a room at the Fairmont, the reservation must include both guests' names for check-in.

Hotel Parking

Self-parking for one vehicle per room is covered by the resort fee. If attendees choose to use Valet Parking versus the Self-parking included in the resort fee, the charge will be the difference between the Self-parking rate and the Valet Parking rate, applicable for one car daily.

For non-hotel guests, parking is complimentary with validation. Tickets may be validated at the bell desk.

Travel Support

We have been able to offer partial travel support to many PSB attendees in the past, including most authors of accepted full papers who request support and many graduate students. However, please note that no one is guaranteed travel support.