The largest international maritime warfare exercises on the planet take place near Pearl Harbor and a short distance from our Honolulu Hotel.
About RIMPAC Exercises:
Military personnel from several countries will gather on Oahu and off the coast of the Island for RIMPAC Exercises 2016. This is a bi-annual Oahu Event, and it is led by the Navy’s Pacific Fleet from its Pearl Harbor headquarters.
It’s the largest event of its kind, and it is held in even-numbered years. Several nations are included either as participants or observers. Some of the nations that will be present for this year’s Event are Russia, China, Chile, Colombia, France, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and, for the first time, India.
The exercises include 50 warships, hundreds of planes, and more than 25,000 men and women. The Navy Pacific Fleet will work alongside the Marine Corps, the Coast Guard, and the Hawaii National Guard to ensure that the Pacific Rim armed forces are ready to work together and to ensure stability in the region in the face of different challenges.
Our Honolulu Hotel is a good choice for those coming for RIMPAC or for other Oahu Events. Our ideal location, reasonable rates, and comfortable Guest Rooms make Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers.
Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki is also located near top dining, attractions, and activities, so there are lots of Things to do in Honolulu without having to go very far. As you plan your visit to Oahu, take a moment to view our Guest Rooms or to take a look at our current Special Offers.