Pacific University's College of Optometry proudly presents its 2024 Island Eyes Conference.

We invite speakers who are the foremost authorities in their fields and bring them together for a week-long educational program. Topics will include dry eye/ocular surface disease, oral pharmaceuticals, glaucoma, neuro-optometry, contact lenses, myopia control, and co-management. Earn up to 30-hours of COPE-Accredited Continuing Education and come experience all that Kauai has to offer. 

View the Conference Schedule

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort in Lihue


We're excited to announce that a few rooms have become available at the Royal Sonesta. However, please note that these rooms are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Once they're booked, additional rooms will only become available in the case of cancelations.

Key Details:

  • Room Block Cut-off Date: Dec. 22, 2023
  • Booking Link: Please ensure you use the passkey code: PACI011124

Please note: The room block may reach full capacity before the cut-off date. Act swiftly to reserve your room.

Overflow room block is available at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa
1571 Poipu Road, Koloa, HI 96756, USA

*Please note:

From ninety days (90) to arrival date: All reductions, cancelations, and no-shows received within this period will be assessed the cost of the full length of stay, plus applicable taxes.

Grand Hyatt Room Block

  • Room rates start at $429 + tax
  • + The resort fee is $25/per day + tax
  • + Porterage fee of $13/pp round trip + tax

*No transportation will be provided to and from the Hyatt to the Royal Sonesta. The Royal Sonesta does have FREE on-site parking.

Airport Ground Transportation
The Royal Sonesta has a free shuttle service to and from the hotel.

Join us for our annual Island Eyes Golf Event at the beautiful Ocean Course Hokuala

Golf begins at 11 a.m. - Shotgun start

  • Registration cost is $280/pp
  • You can pre-order a lunch for $25/pp
  • The golf club rental fee is $65
  • Rider Fee is $35
  • Includes FREE shuttle to and from the course

Register now for The Island Eyes Golf Event 

Hawaii Board of Tourism - Kaua'i

Registration Refunds 
A full refund will be granted minus a $40 processing fee for cancelations before Jan. 10, 2024.

Future Island Eyes Conference Dates:

  • Wailea Beach Resort Marriott, Maui | Jan. 12-18, 2025
  • Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Kohala Coast, HI  | Jan. 18-24, 2026
  • Hyatt Regency, Lahaina, Maui | Jan. 17-23, 2027

Contact Us

Michelena Buckingham | Continuing Education & Events Coordinator | College of Optometry 
Jefferson Hall 207 | 503-352-2985 
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