Member Benefits

  • Show your FOWA membership card at these fine establishments to receive an exclusive offer. For a printable summary of member benefits, click here. (Updated 1/4/2016)
    Aquascapes is a specialty store that specializes in fresh water fishes and aquatic plants. We carry an array of aquarium supplies including ADA products. Aquascapes specializes in designing and laying out an underwater garden in your aquarium for your home or office. In addition, we also create unique arrangements for centerpieces or gifts for any special occasion. We welcome you to come in and experience our Aquascapes gallery. Present your FOWA I.D. card and receive 20% off on all regular priced fishes and plants. We are located at 1150 N. Nimitz Hwy. #1 Honolulu, HI 96817 behind Nimitz Center (New Eagle Cafe). Lots of free parking located in front of store. For more information please visit or call us at (808)487-0077.

    Aqua Hospitality
    Aqua Hospitality is offering FOWA members 15% off best available rates. Choose from Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, a sophisticated enclave located at the base of Diamond Head on Waikiki’s famed Gold Coast, or any Aqua Hotels & Resorts branded hotel which include: Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki, Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, Aqua Ilikai Hotel & Suites, Aqua Oasis, Aqua Pacific Monarch, Aqua Palms Waikiki, Aqua Queen Kapiolani, Aqua Skyline at Island Colony, Aqua Waikiki Pearl, Aqua Waikiki Wave, Luana Waikiki and Park Shore Waikiki. On Kauai, choose from Aqua Kauai Beach Resort and Kauai Shores. Use code FISH to redeem offer.

    Coral Fish Hawaii
    Fish Lovers!! Come check out our shop with over 6,000 gallons of fresh and saltwater fish. FOWA members are given a 15% discount. To receive this member benefit, please present your card upon purchase. The majority of Coral Fish Hawaii’s inventory come from the Indo-Pacific areas and are caught and handled with utmost care. In business for over 45 years, Coral Fish Hawaii knows fish and how to care for them. Stop by and speak to any of their expert sales staff during business hours. Located in Aiea on Moanalua Road, near the Pearlridge Center, visit or call 488-8801 for more information.

    Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour
    Farrell’s features fabulous food and fantastic fountain fantasies for folicking fun-filled festive families! Bring the whole family and enjoy Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour – the place where “old time memories for a new generation” are made every day. We specialize in helping your family celebrate… well, just about everything!!!!! For our Friends of Waikiki Aquarium we offer a fun and fabulous BOGO! Buy 1 Adult entree and get the second at 50% off! (Only one offer per table.) Come in for the BOGO and stay for our ice cream concoctions.

    Fun Flicks
    10% off any screen rental up to a 21-feet screen size. Packages start at $249.00. Popcorn and other snack add-ons are additional. Reservations must be received at least two weeks in advance. Terms and Conditions still apply to all party rentals. Rain Date Guarantee is available for purchase.

    Haili’s Hawaiian Foods
    Enjoy $5.00 off $30.00 purchase or more. Please show your Aquarium member card. Limit one $5.00 discount per purchase, per card, per day.

    Hard Rock Cafe
    FOWA members receive a 15% discount at the legendary Hard Rock Cafe! Enjoy our made fresh menu including certified Angus char-broiled burgers, fresh local fish, and Chef made desserts. Also join us for our daily sunset happy hour and live music! Kids rock too with a special activity book, menu, and retail created for their inner Roxtar™! For more information and reservations, call (808) 955-7383 or visit and Please present your FOWA membership card and picture ID. *Valid towards food, non-alcoholic beverages, and retail. Excludes charity items. Other restrictions may apply.

    HASR Wine Company
    Do you enjoy a glass of fine wine? FOWA members now receive a 10% discount off of regular priced items at HASR Wine Co. Not applicable on sale or special purchase items. For HASR Wine Co. location and more information about tastings & events, visit Offer good through December 31, 2015.

    Lucoral Museum
    is a hidden treasure in Waikiki displaying natural gemstone formations, gemstone carvings, fossils, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. The gift shop offers a selection of unique and high-quality pearl and gemstone jewelry by Flora Lu Designs. The museum is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (* Please note that they may be closed between Christmas and New Year.) Lucoral is offering FOWA members:

    • Free walk-in tour and gemstone for you and any guests you bring with you!
    • Children are welcome (we give them a special hands-on tour too).
    • One free do-it-yourself pearl and gemstone bracelet
    • 20% off regular price jewelry

    Offer is valid only by presenting your FOWA ID card.

    For more informaton about Lucoral Museum, click here.

    Martin and MacArthur

    Martin and MacArthur is the premier maker of fine Koa and personal accessories in Hawaii. FOWA members can enjoy $10 off any purchase over $100. Visit our stores for a wide selection of innovative personal accessories and home furnishings made in Hawaii. Enjoy the only Koa watches carved from Big Island Koa wood. We also feature Koa Eternity Rings, Koa sunglasses, Koa-leather handbags and fine Koa jewelry. We are proud to feature over 100 of the finest Hawaii craftsmen who make Koa boxes and bowls, Koa outrigger canoes, Hawaiian feather lei, and Hawaiian weapons.

    Mindy Metivier Photography
    Capture your family, in the moment and forever with Mindy Metivier Photography. Based on O‘ahu, Mindy Metivier Photography specializes in newborn, baby, child and family photography. FOWA members will receive 10% off of a Mindy Metivier Photography regular-priced session fee. To receive your FOWA member benefit, please present your FOWA I.D. card upon booking your session. For more information about Mindy Metivier Photography, please visit Offer is valid only by presenting your FOWA ID card.

    Pigtails and Crewcuts
    Offering FOWA members $2 OFF a haircut Monday-Thursday only, and 30% OFF all birthday party packages booked for Saturday & Sunday. To receive this member benefit, please present your card upon purchase. Offer is good through 2015 and not combinable with any other specials or coupons. Pigtails & Crewcuts is a hair salon that caters to kids. We also do themed birthday parties in our large party room. Located in Moanalua Shopping Center near the Navy Exchange. Please visit or call 422-4300 for more information.

    Waiola Shave Ice!
    Enjoy the classic Hawaiian treat at this classic establishment! Wailoa Shave Ice is offering FOWA members a complimentary shave ice (up to a $2.25 value) with purchase of a t-shirt. Call 949-2269 for more information.
  • The Waikiki Aquarium reciprocates with other aquariums and zoos throughout the United States for free or discounted admission. The reciprocity program is voluntary and subject to change without notice.We recommend calling each facility prior to your visit to see if they honor reciprocity with the Waikiki Aquarium and what benefits you will receive on your visit. (The Waikiki Aquarium is not responsible for admission fees incurred at other facilities.)Participating facilities have varying reciprocal admission policies; therefore, the discounts offered are at the discretion of each facility. Please bring your membership card and your I.D. Most institutions define a FAMILY level membership as 2 adults and 2 children. For a current list of aquariums and zoos that the Waikiki Aquarium reciprocates with, click here. (Updated 1/4/2016)
    State/City Institution Name FOWA Member Discount Phone
    Montgomery Montgomery Zoo Free (334) 240-4900
    Phoenix Phoenix Zoo 50% Admission (602) 286-3800
    Prescott Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary 50% Admission (928) 778-4242
    Atascadero Charles Paddock Zoo 50% Admission (805) 461-5080
    Bakersfield California Living Museum Free (661) 872-2256
    Lodi Micke Grove Zoo 50% Admission (209) 953-8840
    Los Angeles Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens 50% Admission (323) 644-4200
    Rosamond Feline Conservation Center Free Admission (616) 256-3332
    San Jose Happy Hollow Park and Zoo 50% Admission (408) 794-6400
    Santa Ana The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park 50% Admission (714) 647-6575
    Sausalito The Marine Mammal Center 50% Discount on a docent-led tour (415) 289-7325
    Bridgeport Beardsley Zoo 50% Admission (203) 394-6565
    St. Augustine St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park 50% Admission (904) 824-3337
    Tampa The Florida Aquarium 50% Admission (904) 824-3337
    West Palm Beach Palm Beach Zoo 50% Admission (561) 547-9453
    Wailuku, Maui Maui Ocean Center 50% General Admission (808) 270-7000
    Pocatello Pocatello Zoo 50% admission; 10% discount in gift shop 208-234-6264
    Chicago John G. Shedd Aquarium 2 adult & 2 child passes free (312) 939-2438
    Coal Valley Niabi Zoo 50% Admission (309) 799-5107
    Peoria Peoria Zoo 50% Admission (309) 681-3500
    Wheaton Cosley Zoo Free Admission (630) 665-5534
    Lafayette Columbian Park Zoo Free Facility; 10% gift shop discount (765) 807-1500
    Michigan City Washington Park Zoo 50% Admission (219) 873-1510
    South Bend Potawatomi Zoo 50% Admission (574) 235-9800
    Des Moines Blank Park Zoo 50% Admission (515) 285-4722
    Alexandria Alexandria Zoological Park Free Admission (318) 473-1143
    Broussard Zoo of Acadiana 50% Admission (337) 837-4325
    Monroe Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo Free Admission (318) 329-2400
    Thurmont Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo 50% Admission up to 2 adults & 2 children (301) 271-3180
    Lansing Potter Park Zoo 50% Admission (517) 483-4222
    Duluth Lake Superior Zoo 50% Admission (218) 730-4500
    Little Falls Pine Grove Zoo Free Admission (320) 616-5595
    New Mexico
    Albequerque ABQ BioPark 50% Admission (505) 768-2000
    New York
    Binghampton Binghampton Zoo at Ross Park 50% up to 2 adults & 2 children (607) 724-5461
    Buffalo Buffalo Zoo 50% Admission (716) 837-3900
    Rochester Seneca Park Zoo 50% Admission (585) 336-7200
    Utica The Utica Zoo 50% Admission; 10% gift shop discount (315) 738-0472
    Watertown The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park 50% Admission (315) 782-6180
    North Carolina
    Raleigh North Carolina Aquariums 50% Admission 1 (800) 832-3474
    North Dakota
    Fargo Red River Zoo 50% Admission (701) 277-9240
    Wahpeton Chahinkapa Zoo 50% Admission (701) 642-8709
    Port Clinton African Safari Wildlife Park 50% Admission (419) 732-3606
    Portland Portland Aquarium 50% Admission (503)303-4721
    Philadelphia Philadelphia Zoo 50% Admission (215) 243-1100
    South Dakota
    Watestown Bramble Park Zoo 50% Admission (605) 882-6269
    Chattanooga Chattanooga Zoo 50% Admission (423) 697-1319
    Nashville Nashville Zoo at Grassmere 50% Admission (615) 833-1534
    Austin Austin Aquarium 50% Admission (512) 222-5586
    El Paso Elpaso Zoological Society 50% Admission (915) 521-1850
    Houston Houston Zoo 50% admission up to 2 adults & 3 children (713) 533-6500
    San Antonio San Antonio Zoo 50% Admission (210) 802-7063
    Victoria The Texas Zoo 50% Admission (361) 573-7681
    Logan Willow Park Zoo Free Admission (435) 750-9894
    Salt Lake City Tracy Aviary 50% Admission (801) 596-8500
    Green Bay NEW Zoo & Adventure Park Free Admission (920) 434-7841
    International Participants
    Edmonton – Alberta, Canada Edmonton Valley Zoo Free Admission +1 780-442-5311
    BC, Canada BC Wildlife Park 50% Admission +1 205-573-3242