Imiloa, Hilo Attractions | Membership
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Membership Matters!

Help make a difference today by joining our member ‘ohana (Hawaiian for "family"). Choose the membership that works for you. Any choice is a great choice. By joining ‘Imiloa, you'll receive a full year of free admission, access to exclusive events and discounts on merchandise and programs. Membership supports ‘Imiloa's educational programs and our work to inspire tomorrow’s explorers to reach for the stars. 

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UHH and HawCC Students - $0
1 Student

Standard Benefits

Individual memberships are free for UH Hilo and HawCC students with valid ID (online memberships not available, must present ID at 'Imiloa's front desk)

Kupuna - $45

1 Adult  (for Kama‘āina, Hawai'i resident, age 65 and above only)

Standard Benefits

Individual - $50

1 Adult

Standard Benefits


Dual - $60

1 adult + 1 guest*

Standard Benefits

Family - $85

2 adults + 5 keiki under age 18

Standard Benefits

Patron - $125

2 adults + 2 guests* + 5 keiki under age 18

Standard Benefits

Silver - $250

2 adults + 4 guests* + 5 keiki under age 18

Standard benefits + 10% facility rental discount

Gold - $500

2 adults + 6 guests* + 5 keiki under age 18

Standard benefits +  15% facility rental discount


*Members must accompany guest(s) at time of visit. For any additional guests, members are welcome to purchase tickets onsite at the discounted Kama'āina rate.

Students, teachers (current and retired), and Maunakea Observatory employees receive $10 off any level of membership with valid ID and proof of affiliation. Since verification is required, discounts are not available online. 

All membership levels are fully tax deductible.

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Standard Benefits

Membership has its benefits. No matter which membership package you choose, you'll always be able to take advantage of these member benefits:

Unlimited general admission for one year to ‘Imiloa Exhibit Halls and Planetarium during regular business hours (does not include special planetarium presentations held after regular operating hours). You can see as many regularly-scheduled daily shows as you like on each visit for free.

Invitations to members-only events and programming including Planetarium and Exhibit Hall previews and ‘Imiloa's Member Appreciation parties.

Free subscription to ‘Imiloa's member e-newsletter Kilolani, where you'll find out about all the latest news and upcoming events at ‘Imiloa.

Members receive 10% off at Bank of Hawaii 'Imiloa Store and 10% off at Sky Garden Restaurant (for up to 10 people per bill). Plus, members receive discounts on educational programming, special events and after-hours programming.

Membership privileges are nontransferable.