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. (Closed on any state/national holidays.)

Contact Reynolds Takata for more info (hawaiichessdoc (at)

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

Wailua (Kauai) Chess Club – meets at 6031 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, HI 96746.

Host: Ben Fernandez
Directions: The club meets outdoors under a big canopy that is located in a compound of houses about 100 feet due West of the Wailua Country Store. Enter the first gate on the N side of Kuamoo, just 50 feet after the big intersection with Kamalu Road. Park in the field between the houses.
Time: Every Thursday from 5pm to 10pm.
Bring: Your own beverage. Pupus optional. Dinner is provided by members for newcomers.
Environment: We play on gorgeous collector chess sets provided by the host. There is background music, good food smells, chess banter, bad jokes and laughter. Outdoor couches for relaxing, firepit, tiki torch lanterns, etc.

Windward Chess Club !  Dates and times vary. Contact club organizer Fred Haley at mfflfred (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.

For more info or to list your club/meeting, please contact hawaiichessfederation (at)