Become a Member!

Help make a difference today by joining our member ‘ohana (Hawaiian for "family"). Choose the membership that works for you. 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!

  • Your membership payment may be eligible for a tax deduction. For questions, please consult your tax advisor.

  • Kupuna (Island REsidents age 65+), UHH/HCC faculty & staff, teachers within the state of Hawaiʻi (current & retired) and observatory staff receive $10 off any level of membership with valid ID and proof of affiliation. 

  • *Members must accompany guest(s) at time of visit. For any additional guests, members are welcome to purchase tickets on-site at the discounted Kamaʻaina rate.

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.

Members also receive 25% Discount on All Big Island Tours (No Blackout Periods) with Hawaii Forest & Trail and 10% Discount in All Retail Shops (Kona, Hilo and Kohala) *Qualifications: Membership number to be provided at time of booking. Valid membership card to be presented at check-in to qualify for tour discounts. Present membership cards at our Kona, Kohala and Hilo stores to receive merchandise discounts.

Membership privileges are nontransferable.


FREE - University of Hawaiʻi & Hawaiʻi Community College Students - Must Show Student ID


$50 - Individual Membership - Benefits for 1 Adult


$60 - Dual Membership - Benefits for 1 Adult and 1 Guest*


$85 - Family Membership - Benefits for 2 Adults & up to 5 Children


$125 - Patron Membership - Benefits for 2 Adults, 2 Guests* & up to 5 Children

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$250 - Silver Donor - Benefits for 2 Adults, 4 Guests* & up to 5 Children + 10% Facility Rental Discount

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$500 - Gold Donor - Benefits for 2 Adults, 6 Guests* & up to 5 Children + 15% Facility Rental Discount

Become a Member Today!

Phone: (808) 932-8901