Links to info about some of the many places to play chess in Hawaii are below:

Manoa Chess Club – Meets on Mondays, from 6:30 – 8 at the Manoa Park. September 10th -November 26th.  (Closed on any state/national holidays.)

Contact Reynolds Takata for more info (hawaiichessdoc (at)

Chess Club at the UH Manoa – club times and locations vary.  Check the club’s Facebook page for up-to-date info or contact Coel Oshiro at coelo (at)

Kahala Chess Club – meets Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30PM at the Kahala Mall Center Court.

Windward Chess Club – started back up in 2015!  Dates and times vary. Visit the club’s Meetup page for info on date and location of next club meeting.  Contact club organizer Frank Alejandro at frank713 (at) with any questions.

Waikiki Beach Tables – if one is a bit adventurous it is always possible to find a game in Waikiki!

Maui Chess Club – meets at Pizza in Paradise in Kahului on Thursdays from 6-9PM.

Kona Chess Club – meets Tuesdays from 2:30 – 6PM at the Kona Coast Shopping Center, in the food court.