UCLA Hawaii Symposium 2022

UCLA Hawaii Symposium 2022

Grand Hyatt Kauai, Poipu, HI

Our annual Hawaii Symposium returns this year.

June 27 - July 1, 2022
at the Grand Hyatt Kauai

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM each day with one afternoon session on practice management.

Early Registration Course Fee:  $990 Dentist   $396 Non-Dentist     
  early registration discount ends May 1
Regular Course Fee: $1,100 Dentist   $440 Non-Dentist 
CDE Credits: 24 available

Our Annual UCLA Hawaii Symposium in 2022 will be held at the Grand Hyatt Kauai along the coast of Kauai’s Poipu Beach. This 5-day conference will take place between 8am and 12:30pm each day, allowing you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the resort. We have assembled an outstanding lineup of speakers on hot topics in dentistry. In addition, we will have an extended afternoon session Wednesday on practice/patient management. Participants come to our course and take away outstanding new information and techniques to apply in their practices in addition to a beautiful vacation. We have arranged exceptional travel packages at significantly reduced group rates through University Travel.

We hope you’ll come join us this year for a great vacation and exceptional education. Aloha!


Please complete one registration transaction per person.



Beatriz Bezerra, DDS, PhD
Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH
Marc Hayashi, DMD, MBA
Cindy Ishimoto

Reuben Kim, DDS, PhD
Renate Lux, PhD
Russell Nishimura, DDS
Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH
Flavia Pirih, DDS, PhD
Kumar Shah, BDS, MS
Fariba Younai, DDS


Flavia Pirih, DDS, PhD
Sherwin Arman, DMD, MPH


Speakers and topics subject change without prior notice.

Travel costs are separate from course registration fees. Course registration required to utilize group travel rates and reservations.

Grand Hyatt Kauai building pool

Travel Information

For on-line travel registration, please visit University Travel's website: 

University Travel UCLA Desk: (818) 563-9235 
Or general numbers; (818) 563-9808 (ext.201) 
Toll-Free Nationwide: (800)-821-5094 ext. 201 
FAX: (818) 563-9842 
email: uclahawaii@unitrav.com 

University Travel - CST Registration #1015591-40


Room Reservations – Grand Hyatt Kauai 

Main Travel dates: 
Check-in Saturday, June 25 or Sunday, June 26 
Check-out Saturday, July 2 

Conference dates: 
Monday, June 27– Friday, July 1 

Grand Hyatt Regency Nightly rate per room: 

  • Standard View $395 
  • Pool View $425 
  • Partial Ocean View $450
  • Deluxe Ocean View $490 

Not Included: Mandatory resort fee of $45 nightly (see inclusions below) and tax of 17.95% is not included and will be added to your invoice from University Travel. 

Rate information: These rates are only available through University Travel for bona fide UCLA Dentistry Symposium Members and their travel parties. Based on availability, group rates will be honored 3 days before and after the main travel dates. 

  • Room rates must be fully pre-paid to University Travel 45 days prior to arrival. 
  • Taxes and Hyatt resort fee will be added to your room charge on University Travel’s final invoice. Hyatt Resort fee of $45 daily includes many resort services, such as self-parking, internet access, fitness center admission, daily activities, local calls, etc. 
  • Rates are per room for one or two adults. 
  • There is no charge for children 18 and under at Hyatt when using existing bedding. Maximum occupancy is 4. 

Cut-off date: Group room rates may sell out at any time. Early registration is recommended during this popular travel time. The reservations cut-off date is May 23, 2022. 

Room Deposits, Conditions and Cancellations: A deposit of $500 per room is required to secure your reservations. Pre-payment of room and tax will be due when invoiced, but not later than May 13, 2022. 

The deposit is fully refundable until 60 days before arrival. Cancellations after that time are subject to the following fees for each hotel reserved: 59 – 30 days before arrival: 1 night charge, room and tax. Cancellations within 30 days of arrival: 2 night charge, room and tax. 

Rental Car Reservations 

The Grand Hyatt is located about 15 miles from Lihue Airport. We recommend a rental car. University Travel will reserve a car for you at our special rates shown below. Self-parking is complimentary for our group guests. 

Rental car procedures: While we will make reservations for you at our group rates, please pay the car rental company directly. 

Sample Weekly Rates 5 to 7 days: 

  • Compact 4 door $195 
  • Full Size 4 door $215 
  • SUV from $320 
  • Convertible or Jeep from $368 

Rates shown include unlimited mileage, are for airport pick-up and return only and do not include taxes, gasoline and optional insurance coverage. Rates shown are for example only and are subject to availability. 


Airfares are quoted separately. Should you require flight assistance, please call our travel desk at University Travel, which offers airline tickets. Service fees apply to purchase tickets. 

Grand Hyatt Kauai pool lagoon